Mechanical Engineer
Updated on 3/30/2024
Astranis

201-500 employees

Building low-cost satellites for global internet access
Company Overview
Astranis Space Technologies is a leader in the telecommunications industry, specializing in the creation of small, cost-effective satellites aimed at providing internet access to the 4 billion people globally who are currently without. The company's unique satellite broadband networks offer unparalleled capabilities, attracting both commercial and government customers, and have led to partnerships with top industry players like Orbits Corp, Pacific Dataport, Grupo Andesat, and Anuvu. These collaborations are not only expanding Astranis' global reach but also enabling the company to bring high-speed internet to underserved communities, demonstrating its commitment to social impact.
Hardware
Aerospace
B2C

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$555.3M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

36%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
FEM/FEA
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Design Engineering
Thermal and Fluid Systems Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • 1-4 years of mechanical design or equivalent experience
  • Mastery of mechanical CAD
  • Demonstrated fundamentals with mechanical and thermal analytic abilities; FEA experience is not required, but preferred
  • A passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-paced environment and hands-on design and development
Responsibilities
  • Design, evaluate, procure, assemble, and test primary structure, bracketry, and mechanisms for Astranis spacecraft
  • Develop requirements for components and systems including loads, interfaces, and functional requirements
  • Perform mechanical and thermal analysis for spacecraft systems
  • Integrate parts and systems into the spacecraft by working together with the rest of the team, and document and develop procedures to improve the build process in the future
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring additional teammates to our rapidly-growing team