Full-Time

Thermal Engineer

Posted on 3/18/2024

Astranis

Astranis

201-500 employees

Develops cost-effective global broadband satellites

Hardware
Aerospace

Mid

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
CAD
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or physics
  • Experience in thermal analysis and thermally-constrained design
  • Proficiency with mechanical CAD
  • Passion and enthusiasm for hardware development
  • Experience with Thermal Desktop (Bonus)
  • Experience with Electronics Packaging and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design (Bonus)
  • Experience building and operating high vacuum systems (Bonus)
Responsibilities
  • Mature designs through conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design phases
  • Support design trades balancing performance margins, resource use, risk, cost, and schedule
  • Perform thermal analysis on various hardware components
  • Design, evaluate, procure, and test thermal solutions
  • Develop processes for integration and assembly ensuring thermal design intent is met
  • Plan and run thermal vacuum testing at component and spacecraft level
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring additional teammates

Working at Astranis Space Technologies offers an enriching opportunity to engage in cutting-edge satellite technology within a focused market of telecommunications. By specializing in small, cost-effective satellites for global broadband, the company not only addresses a critical global challenge—connecting billions without internet access—but also positions itself as a leader in the satellite industry through a unique bandwidth-as-a-service model. Employees can take pride in contributing to significant technological advancements and societal benefits.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$760.7M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

40%

Benefits

An equity stake in the company.

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Unlimited vacation days.

Healthy, delicious, free lunch catered in every day.

Complementary OneMedical membership.

Great office chairs, stand-up desks, and a machine shop.

Reimbursement to spend on commuting from outside SF

Generous, fully-paid parental leave.

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