Propulsion Development Engineer
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Astra

201-500 employees

Satellite delivery & rocket launch services
Company Overview
Astra’s mission is to Improve Life on Earth from Space® by creating a healthier and more connected plane. Today, Astra offers one of the lowest cost-per-launch dedicated orbital launch services of any operational launch provider in the world, and one of the industry’s first flight-proven electric propulsion systems for satellites, Astra Spacecraft Engine™.
Food & Agriculture

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$578.4M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Alameda, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-5%

1 year growth

-5%

2 year growth

-5%
Locations
Alameda, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
MATLAB
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • 3+ years of industry-relevant data analysis experience
  • Experience reading and creating P&ID's
  • Systems-level understanding of mechanical, fluidic, electrical, and logical interactions
  • Troubleshooting issues with test hardware and identifying root cause in failures
  • Experience creating test plans, conducting tests, and presenting results in data reviews
  • Competent in data processing using MATLAB or Python
  • Experience with data acquisition systems and instrumentation equipment (pressure transducers, thermocouples, flow meters, accelerometers, load cells)
  • Fundamental understanding of common fluid and electrical components (valves, regulators, solenoids, relays)
Responsibilities
  • Architect test plans and define test objectives tied to performance requirements
  • Navigate hardware through checkouts and test operations
  • Troubleshoot problems as they arise, determine root cause, and take corrective action
  • Analyze test data and make informed decisions on next steps
  • Communicate findings through data reviews while generating thorough documentation
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with cryogenic and pressurized systems
  • Experience architecting and building test stands
  • Writing test procedures and meticulous documentation
  • Automation of hardware testing and data processing
  • Control room/console experience
  • Skilled in cross-team coordination
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, self-driven entrepreneurial workplace where you get your hands dirty working directly with hardware