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Senior Propulsion Engineer

Company: Astranis Space Technologies Corp
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Propulsion Engineer -
As our Senior Propulsion Engineer you will be an asset in designing, building, and testing our propulsion system. You will use your experience to improve the performance of our design and to provide mentorship to younger engineers on the team. You will be a part of the production of many satellites that will provide service to underserved areas.

  • Become a technical leader and help shape the future of propulsion systems at Astranis
  • Design, analyze, and document in space propulsion systems to meet existing and future mission requirements
  • Define and execute on component through system level testing including test equipment design
  • Support assembly integration and test processes through launch including troubleshooting issues with spacecraft propulsion system
  • Work across teams to solve problems and meet goals in a highly collaborative work environment
  • Mentor entry level engineers and interns and support hiring initiatives


    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a technical discipline (e.g. engineering, physics) or equivalent experience
    • 7 - 15 years of industry experience in a design and manufacture related role
    • Previous aerospace -or similar product design and production experience (full product development cycle)
    • Hands-on experience working with fluid or gas feed systems
    • Working knowledge of in space electric and chemical propulsion systems
    • Exceptional time management skills, -verbal & written communication skills, and -organizational skills
    • An interest in working in a fast-paced environment and doing hands-on design/development
    • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria


      • Experience with fluid and gas system component design
      • Familiarity with AFSPCMAN 91-710 and other Range Safety documentation and requirements
      • Experience writing Python for scientific calculation and data processing
      • Specific experience with low thrust monopropellant, green monopropellant, and electric propulsion systems


Keywords: Astranis Space Technologies Corp, San Francisco , Senior Propulsion Engineer, Engineering , San Francisco, California

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