Senior Mechanical Engineer
Avionics
Updated on 1/26/2024
VAST

51-200 employees

Designs, manufactures, and operates space stations.
Company Overview
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.
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2021

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

142%
Locations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
CAD
Product Design
CategoriesNew
Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelors of science degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • 4+ years of experience with electronics packaging and/or critical electronic components in extreme environments
  • Working experience with 3D CAD programs
Responsibilities
  • Function in a cross disciplinary team and a dynamic design environment
  • Support electronics development and trade studies, and create interface definition, specification, and control documents
  • Validate requirements through design, test, analysis, or inspection
  • Plan and conduct tests, review and interpret data
  • Create assembly and/or installation drawings and support hardware builds
  • Design avionics enclosure and mounting solutions for high reliability in harsh environments
  • Participate in the entire design cycle of flight and mission critical avionics
  • Work with the electrical engineering team to design rugged printed circuit board systems
  • Complete thermal and structural analyses of these designs
  • Create engineering drawings and manage the product configuration of the integrated designs through the product lifecycle
  • Review test plans and manage testing and qualification of the product
  • Design and/or support integration brackets of avionics components into the space station
Desired Qualifications
  • Masters of science degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • Working experience with NX preferred
  • Experience designing ruggedized electronics enclosures or similar high-performance hardware
  • Experience with recent versions of NX, Teamcenter
  • Familiarity with environmental testing similar to SMC-S-016, and/or MIL-STD-810
  • Familiarity with circuit card design per IPC-A-610 and/or J standards
  • Familiarity with harness design per IPC-A-620 and/or NASA standards
  • Thermal and structural analysis experience using ANSYS or similar
  • Experience with electrical schematic reviews and electrical schematic capture software (Altium or similar)
  • Experience with GD&T implementation and analysis (ASME Y14.5)