Sidus Space

Mechanical Engineer - Space and Satellite Systems - Cape Canaveral FL

Full Time


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Mechanical Engineer - Space and Satellite Systems
Full Time
Cape Canaveral, FL
Today Requisition ID: 1005

Title: Mechanical Engineer - Space and Satellite Systems
Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920
Classification: Exempt
Department: Engineering
Reports To: Chief Technology Officer
Supervisory Responsibilities: No
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The vision at Sidus is to make space accessible to everyone by increasing the viability of low-cost access to space. At Sidus, our whole is greater than the sum of our parts. The Sidus team is made up of highly talented individuals, each contributing their own experience, knowledge, skills, and ideas. It is our team that sets us apart from our competition and makes our mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth™ possible. At Sidus we treat each day like it’s Day One. We operate with a sense of urgency; we are customer obsessed, always learning and constantly evolving. Join our team and be a part of something great!

Job Summary
The Mechanical Engineer will provide expertise for the design, analysis, assembly, integration, and test of equipment and systems for the propriety design of satellite systems.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
Design and analyze mechanical components for satellite systems and subsystems.
Incorporate additive manufactured parts into structural design.
Generate 2D and 3D engineering of satellite structure, subsystems, and integrated satellite.
Write system design documents and interface control documents.
Perform structural analysis of satellite bus incorporating shock, random vibration, acceleration loads, and environmental factors to ensure flight readiness.
Write analysis reports documenting structural analysis performed incorporating industry standards.
Write test plans for full system and subsystem testing to meet structural and environmental requirements.
Interact with subsystem leads to mechanically integrate satellite subsystems.
Oversee mechanical technicians building satellite flight hardware. Support hands on build of flight and ground test hardware as necessary.
Complete end to end projects, coordinate build, testing and activation of hardware.
Accept/reject for conformance to standards and specifications.
Work closely with mission operations teams to ensure design meets needs of systems.
Maintain technical files and records as required.
Communicate professionally and effectively with internal and external customers.
Other duties as assigned**

Required Skills
Able to multitask, prioritize task and projects, as well as manage time efficiently
Able to analyze problems and strategize for best solutions
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Seven (7) years of related experience in a professional setting designing, analyzing and building mechanical structures.
Experience using SolidWorks CAD design software.
Experience using ANSYS Mechanical and SpaceClaim.
Familiarity with additive manufacturing process and design for additive manufacturing (DFAM).
Proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and applicable standards.
Project management experience in the aerospace industry desired.
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Microsoft Teams

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
All candidates selected will be subject to a background investigation and drug screen
To conform to U.S. Government International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a 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.

Physical Requirements
Prolonged periods standing or walking on hard surfaces
Ability to travel <10%
Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

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Mechanical Engineer - Space and Satellite Systems - Cape Canaveral FL

Locations: Florida (FL)