Structures Test Engineer
Posted on 3/22/2024
Stoke Space

51-200 employees

Developing fully reusable rockets for sustainable space travel
Company Overview
Stoke Space is a forward-thinking company committed to creating a sustainable future on Earth through space technology. Their unique approach to this mission involves the development of 100% reusable rockets, designed to fly daily, which sets them apart in the industry by significantly increasing access to and from orbit. This focus on sustainability and frequency of space travel, combined with their use of satellite data to understand our changing world, positions Stoke Space as a leader in their field.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding





Seattle, Washington

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Kent, WA, USA
Experience Level
QA & Testing
Performance Testing
Quality Assurance
  • 3 years minimum experience in a related role
  • Proficient in designing, commissioning, and operating Hydraulic systems
  • Familiar in typical structural instrumentation & control methodologies
  • Exceptional command of fundamentals
  • Demonstrated experience working on one or more development projects through the full lifecycle, from concept through sustained operations, on an aerospace or similar high-performance product
  • Proficiency with CAD software (NX preferred) and analysis software (ANSYS preferred)
  • Ability to determine appropriate level of work for a problem (from hand calcs to multi-physics finite element solutions) and execute the work accordingly
  • Familiarity with launch vehicle design desired (cryogenic propellant familiarity preferred)
  • Familiarity with large structural test stands, their design, analysis, manufacturing, and operations
  • Familiarity with civil structural codes and requirements [PE not required]
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to follow
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Define the structural and mechanical design of the structures test stands.
  • Define the CONOPs for how these stands will be used.
  • Analyze the primary structure test stand and write margin summaries. May involve developing loads or load cases.
  • Procure and manage all hardware for components and structures that you own
  • Work side-by-side with manufacturing & test engineers to build and commission the stand
  • Work side-by-side with vehicle engineers to develop and execute test plans
  • Support other structural and mechanical design and analysis projects on the Nova launch vehicle
  • Track and disposition non-conformances for structural hardware
  • Manage the budget and schedule for the structural components that you own