Rocket System Configuration Engineer
Posted on 3/22/2023
Alameda, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent STEM degree or equivalent experience in industry •
  • Successful candidates in this role typically have 5+ years of related experience in automotive, aircraft, spacecraft, or launch vehicle hardware
  • Extensive experience with CAD (NX, CATIA, CREO, etc.) and PDM (Windchill, Teamcenter, etc.) environments
  • Experience managing large CAD assemblies and associated drawings
  • Experience in performing engineering trade studies
  • Experience working on rapid conceptual design projects • Experience creating fabrication and installation drawings
  • Experience with ASME Y14.100, Y14.5, Y14.41 drafting standards
  • Partner: With our Engineering and Production teams to design and develop rocket systems that will make a difference in how Astra operates
  • Build: the designs to meet the customer's need and inform engineering trades in support of engineering requirements for the rocket system
  • Collaborate: across the Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations and Product organizations to Integrate and ensure our product integrates and meets the design Intent
  • Develop: Create and oversee processes that will enable Astra to stay disciplined in design and development of rocket systems
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in NX CAD and Teamcenter
  • Structures design and/or manufacturing experience
  • Solid understanding of common manufacturing materials, GD&T, and tolerance/stack-up analysis
  • Knowledge of rocket components, installation, and fabrication methods of piping systems
  • Experience with Configuration and Data Management in PDM systems

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