Mechanisms Engineer
Posted on 9/15/2023
Varda Space

1-10 employees

Space terrestrial applications manufacturer
Company Overview
Varda Space’s mission is to manufacture products in space to benefit life on earth. The company is committed to accelerating innovation in space through their microgravity manufacturing platform, with applications including pharmaceuticals, hypersonic testing, and fiber optics.
El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline with at least 3 years of relevant job experience
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical components including motors, valves, servo devices, and sensors
  • Experience with CAD, FEA, and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software packages
  • Experience with mechanical/electromechanical design and analysis
  • Experience working in a laboratory and/or manufacturing environment with engineering hardware
  • Hands-on project experience with complex mechanical systems
  • Understanding of GD&T and manufacturing processes
  • Understanding of system impacts to component design decisions including packaging, thermal, environmental, and loads
  • 5+ years of experience design structures or mechanical systems
  • Ability to manage large assembly models and drawings
  • Experience with CAD and FEA software packages
  • Demonstrated understanding of structural analysis and failure modes
  • Working knowledge of thermal and structural FEA studies
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here
  • Scope projects including requirements capture and initial design trades given open-ended problems
  • Own the full design, build, test, and fly cycle for mechanical systems and mechanisms