Senior Electromechanical Engineer
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Varda Space

51-200 employees

Space terrestrial applications manufacturer
Company Overview
Varda Space’s mission is to manufacture products in space to benefit life on earth. The company is committed to accelerating innovation in space through their microgravity manufacturing platform, with applications including pharmaceuticals, hypersonic testing, and fiber optics.
Industrial & Manufacturing
B2B

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$76M

Founded

2020

Headquarters

El Segundo, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

43%

2 year growth

102%
Locations
El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
CategoriesNew
Hardware Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field with 5+ years of professional experience
  • Ability to perform appropriate fluid, structural, and thermal analyses
  • Excellent 3D CAD skills (ideally NX) and experience translating models to production intent
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical components including motors, valves, servo devices, and sensors
  • Understanding of GD&T and manufacturing processes
  • U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State
Responsibilities
  • Derive hardware requirements and perform initial design trades given open-ended problem statements and stakeholder feedback
  • Evaluate the global impact of hardware design decisions to ensure the best system-level solution
  • Work closely with customers, product engineers/scientists, and flight hardware engineers to evaluate and optimize payloads for their intended applications
  • Drive the full development cycle of a variety of payloads to meet defined product or customer requirements
  • Own the hardware delivery timeline and overall success from concept to launch
Desired Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience design structures or mechanical systems
  • Proven track record of delivering products to market
  • Project management or technical project leadership experience
  • Experience with aerospace hardware development practices
  • Concept to delivery ownership of a complex electromechanical fluid system
  • Experience working with electromechanical components at small scales
  • Ability to design and implement subsystem development tests as needed to guide overall hardware development
  • Experience working on highly integrated systems
  • Familiarity with sensors such as mass, FTIR, or Raman spectrometers and/or optical microscopes