Full-Time

Senior Mechanisms Engineer

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Varda Space

Varda Space

51-200 employees

In-space manufacturing platform for microgravity products

Industrial & Manufacturing

Senior

El Segundo, CA, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field with 5+ years of professional experience
  • Ability to perform appropriate fluid, structural, and thermal analyses
  • Excellent 3D CAD skills
  • Ability to drive integrated subsystem development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excitement about making history in space and pharmaceutical industries
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical components
  • Hands-on project experience with complex mechanical systems
  • Understanding of GD&T and manufacturing processes
  • Understanding of system impacts to component design decisions
Responsibilities
  • Derive hardware requirements and perform initial design trades
  • Evaluate the global impact of hardware design decisions
  • Work closely with customers, product engineers/scientists, and flight hardware engineers
  • Drive the full development cycle of spacecraft parts
  • Own the hardware delivery timeline and overall success

Varda Space Industries specializes in an Orbital Manufacturing Platform that utilizes microgravity for in-space manufacturing, revolutionizing the production process and enabling the creation of products that defy gravity's constraints on Earth. Their spacecraft serves as a manufacturing platform in space, with materials returned to Earth in economical re-entry capsules, paving the way for hypersonic systems advancement.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$166M

Headquarters

El Segundo, California

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

80%

Benefits

Exciting team of professionals at the top of their field to working by your side

Working in El Segundo, CA - an awesome Southern California beach city with quick access to entertainment and outdoor activities

Equity in a fully funded space startup that is about to go through massive growth

Company parties and generally a fun atmosphere

401(k)

Unlimited PTO

Health insurance

Lunch and snacks provided on site. Dinners twice a week for those working late.

Parental leave