Full-Time

Senior Director of Structures

Updated on 5/17/2024

VAST

VAST

51-200 employees

Develops private space station for extended missions

Hardware

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 10+ years' experience working on aerospace primary structures
  • 5+ years’ experience as a manager of people
  • Direct experience managing leads or managers
Responsibilities
  • Lead the Structures department
  • Oversee the design, engineering, analysis, manufacturing, and test of space habitation structures
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Manage the department's budget, personnel, and resources
  • Stay abreast of advancements in space technology and habitation research
  • Engage with external partners, contractors, and regulatory agencies
  • Lead risk assessment and mitigation strategies
  • Mentor and develop a team of world-class engineers

Vast is at the forefront of space exploration technology by developing Haven-1, the world's first private space station specifically designed for extended human spaceflight and varied scientific research. This enterprise not only integrates cutting-edge technology for compatibility with established spacecraft like SpaceX Dragon but also enhances astronaut well-being with features such as internet access and panoramic space views, fostering a unique and supportive work environment for its team.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

43%

2 year growth

543%