Senior Harness Design Engineer



51-200 employees

Designs, manufactures, and operates space stations.


$130,000 - $170,000



Long Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in design focused roles
  • 2+ years of experience with wire harness 3D design, wiring diagrams, and formboard creation
  • Experience designing harnesses to IPC/WHMA-A-620, IPC/WHMA-A-620-S, and NASA-STD-8739.4
  • 2+ years of experience with Siemens NX and Teamcenter
  • Wire harness component selection and qualification experience
  • General wire harness analysis, testing, and qualification experience
  • 2+ years of experience with harness design and manufacturing documentation
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Willingness to work overtime, or weekends to support critical mission milestones
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs unassisted
  • Develop the electro-mechanical design of flight wire harnesses for the Haven space station
  • Develop the electro-mechanical design of development and test harnesses to support qualification testing efforts
  • Meet with multidisciplinary stakeholders to gather harness design objectives and requirements
  • Develop harness design and routing solutions with a 3D NX CAD environment
  • Provide great flight wire harness and vehicle/system level documentation
  • Perform analysis and physical testing of harnessing with respect to thermal, loads, vibration, and shock to ensure full qualification for flight
  • Document and communicate the design, analysis, and testing results thoroughly and clearly through the use of design reviews
  • Interface with harness production and integration teams to ensure final harness designs can be produced and installed on schedule in accordance with overall project goals
  • Perform R&D investigations and trade studies to push wire harness design to new boundaries in terms of capabilities, mass savings, cost savings

Vast is a forward-thinking company that is not only constructing a space station but also fostering a culture of passion and inclusivity, with a focus on enhancing human productivity in space. Their competitive edge lies in their extensive facilities in Long Beach and Hawthorne, CA, where they design, manufacture, and operate their projects, showcasing their technical prowess and industry leadership. The company's commitment to hiring top talent and their ambitious vision of expanding humanity across the solar system make it an exciting and rewarding place to work.

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Long Beach, California



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