Propulsion Engineer
Posted on 11/1/2023
INACTIVE
Astranis

201-500 employees

Building low-cost satellites for global internet access
Company Overview
Astranis Space Technologies is a leader in the telecommunications industry, specializing in the creation of small, cost-effective satellites aimed at providing internet access to the 4 billion people globally who are currently without. The company's unique satellite broadband networks offer unparalleled capabilities, attracting both commercial and government customers, and have led to partnerships with top industry players like Orbits Corp, Pacific Dataport, Grupo Andesat, and Anuvu. These collaborations are not only expanding Astranis' global reach but also enabling the company to bring high-speed internet to underserved communities, demonstrating its commitment to social impact.
Hardware
Aerospace
B2C

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$555.3M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

11%

2 year growth

41%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a technical discipline (e.g. engineering, physics) or equivalent experience
  • 1-5+ years of professional industry experience in propulsion design and/or manufacturing related role
  • Hands-on experience working with fluid systems
  • Working knowledge of electric and chemical propulsion systems
  • Exceptional time management skills, verbal & written communication skills, and organizational skills
  • An interest in working in a fast-paced environment and doing hands-on design/development
Responsibilities
  • Design and analyze propulsion systems and propulsion system components with a focus on performance and manufacturability
  • Work on cross discipline projects to improve propulsion systems and system interfaces
  • Support propulsion system production in a cleanroom environment
  • Support spacecraft production and test processes through launch including troubleshooting issues with spacecraft propulsion system
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring additional teammates to our rapidly-growing team
Desired Qualifications
  • Previous working experience with spacecraft or rocket propulsion systems
  • Experience with welding and weld inspection experience or certifications, precision cleaning and x-ray inspection
  • Experience writing Python for scientific calculation and data processing