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Fluids Engineer

Posted on 6/27/2024

Stoke Space

Stoke Space

51-200 employees

Develops 100% reusable rockets for orbit access


Compensation Overview

$91k - $141.4kAnnually

+ Equity


Kent, WA, USA

Space & Rocket Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • 2+ years of experience in design, build, and/or testing of rocket fluids systems, rocket engines, and valves
  • Exceptional command of fundamentals, including compressible flow, thermodynamics, structures, control systems, cryogenics, and instrumentation
  • Strong knowledge with data analysis and data processing
  • Extensive experience with CAD tools and configuration management (Siemens NX and Teamcenter preferred)
  • Proficiency with understanding and maintaining revision-controlled P&ID’s
  • Proficiency with aerospace standard fasteners, seals, tubing, fittings, and commercial off the shelf hardware
  • Proficiency with instrumentation including pressure transducers, thermocouples, accelerometers, and flow meters
  • Proficiency with fluid analysis tools (Siemens AMESim, Thermal Desktop, Python, EES, REFPROP, Excel, Matlab, or equivalent)
  • Proficiency in GD&T, tolerance stackups, and material selection
  • Hands on experience performing fabrication and assembly of components
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or similar
  • Willing to relocate to Seattle, WA
  • Collect design requirements from multidisciplinary teams, and use these to create concepts for fluids systems
  • Lead architecture trades for major fluids systems, rapidly transform these decisions into real-life hardware implementations
  • Develop fluids system concept of operations for ground, flight, and recovery phases of vehicle’s life
  • Perform gas and liquid fluids system sizing analysis (incompressible and compressible flow)
  • Design and analyze launch vehicle tubing, manifold, and mounting systems, ensure these systems are structurally capable of surviving vehicle load cases. Create CAD models and drawings.
  • Coordinate directly with suppliers to procure parts
  • Coordinate and execute the manufacturing and integration of fluids systems
  • Incorporate design for manufacturing best practices into designs to improve production efficiency
  • Coordinate and execute development and qualification testing of fluids systems
  • Define and manage the schedule and budget for your fluids systems

Stoke Space is a prime choice for employment, particularly for those committed to advancing sustainable space technology. As a developer of 100% reusable rockets to enhance orbital access, the company not only supports critical NASA missions to study environmental changes but also contributes significantly to the space sector with its focus on reducing costs and space debris. Working here offers a chance to be at the forefront of the space industry’s efforts to preserve planet Earth while being part of a technically adept team that strives for efficiency and innovation in every project.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



Seattle, Washington



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