Full-Time

Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Thermal Control Systems, Tcs

Posted on 5/16/2024

VAST

VAST

51-200 employees

Develops private space station for extended missions

Hardware

Mid

Long Beach, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or other engineering discipline
  • 3+ years of hands-on hardware experience in fabrication, assembly, and/or testing
  • 3+ years of experience working with fluid systems or components
Responsibilities
  • Own the design and development of thermal control system subsystems and components
  • Iterate on manufacturing processes and development testing
  • Own the project delivery timeline from early design through production, launch, and orbit insertion
  • Perform systems engineering tasks and fluid analyses
  • Lead design reviews internally and externally with suppliers and customers
  • Work with interdisciplinary stakeholders to ensure component integration
  • Ensure designs are manufacturable and reliable
  • Bring technical excellence to all tasks

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%