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Design Engineer
Fluid Systems
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Alameda, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • You have 2+ years of mechanical / propulsion design experience
  • You are proficient with CAD and PLM software tools, particularly with large, shared assemblies
  • You have extensive knowledge in material applications and manufacturing processes (machining, welding, brazing, metal forming, and heat treating)
  • You effectively convey design intent through proper engineering drawings and GD&T
  • You are competent in FEA of mechanical systems with applied thermal and pressure loads
  • You design hardware with weight, cost, and manufacturability in mind
  • You have initiative to execute on open-ended problems and deliver quality results
  • You clearly communicate technical reasoning and manage hardware interfaces collaboratively between teams
  • Design flight hardware components, assemblies, and interfaces. Engineering responsibility from initial design to launch performance
  • Analyze components through hand calculations and FEA to show positive margin on design for flight critical hardware
  • Validate hardware through rigorous qualification and acceptance tests
  • Deliver quality results in a fast-paced work environment, while maintaining flexibility with changing priorities
  • Document the progression of hardware development through design reviews, technical drawings, and work instructions
  • Collaborate across teams to deliver a seamlessly integrated launch vehicle
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with cryogenic and pressurized systems
  • Experience with designing complex, integrated hardware systems
  • Critical thinking applied to root cause investigation and corrective actions
  • Familiarity with dimensional inspection equipment
  • You have coordinated multi-disciplinary projects across an organization
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced, self-driven entrepreneurial workplace where you get your hands dirty working directly with hardware

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™.
  • Competitive Medical (HMO & PPO)/Dental/Vision plans
  • Company paid Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability plans
  • 401K with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Commuter benefits
  • Caregiving support benefits
  • Company perks, like PetPlan, curated gym/travel/products discounts
  • Free lunch
  • Company events