Full-Time

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Human Systems

Updated on 5/17/2024

VAST

VAST

51-200 employees

Private space station development for human missions

Hardware

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
CAD
FEM/FEA
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or physics
  • 5+ years’ experience with CAD & FEA packages
  • 5+ years’ experience leading design and development of mechanical components or systems
Responsibilities
  • Own full product development lifecycle of mechanical spacecraft systems from concept through production.
  • Gather requirements, study trade-offs, and define detailed specifications for mechanical components
  • Create DFMEA, statement of work, product specification, and engineering documentation.
  • Perform analysis on designs including hand calculations, FEA, and CAD
  • Execute design reviews internally and externally with suppliers and customers

Vast is developing Haven-1, the world's first private space station, designed for extended human spaceflight missions and scientific research opportunities, including lunar artificial gravity. The space station is compatible with SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and offers privacy, internet access, and panoramic views of space.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

43%

2 year growth

543%