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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: Terran Orbital Corporation
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:





Don't be just an employee number! Come join Terran Orbital, the leader in innovation, manufacturing and operations in the small satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically design, build, launch, and operate state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Terran Orbital is seeking an experienced mechanical design engineer to develop key elements of mission and communications subsystems for innovative, high-capability small satellites. Exciting product development activities will include phased array antennas, high data rate radios, and radar systems.
This engineer will be responsible for full lifecycle ownership of mechanical systems, interfaces, and electronics packaging from concept through design, manufacturing, and test.
Development of structures and mechanisms for mechanical packaging, deployment, thermal management, and spacecraft interface of complex electronics assemblies.
Collaborate with systems, software, and digital engineering to develop optimal solutions to complex problems including thermal management, layout support, and harness design and routing.
Use hand calculations, computer aided design, and detailed analyses to ensure all hardware meets or exceeds customer and internal requirements.
Prepare and present detailed mechanical design reviews; generate detailed mechanical and harness drawings and assembly procedures
Generate detailed mechanical and harness drawings and assembly procedures
Develop test plans for parts through development, qualification, and acceptance testing
Development of custom test interface hardware
Support assembly and test of prototype and flight hardware
Additional responsibilities as necessary, including support of other program or integrated product teams when subject matter expertise, review, or input is required.


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree
5+ years relevant experience
Complex electronics packaging design experience
Solid understanding and demonstrated application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Understanding of structural and thermal analyses, and failure modes of complex mechanical systems
Hands-on experience performing fabrication, assembly, or testing of mechanical hardware
Experience with Solidworks, PTC Creo, or similar 3D computer aided design (CAD) tool
Experience with NASTRAN, ANSYS, or similar commercial finite element analysis tool
Meticulous attention to detail in design and documentation.
Additional preferred experience:
Space hardware design experience
High-density phased array packaging design experience
Design for manufacturability experience


Equity Incentive Plan
PTO and Holidays during the calendar year
Company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
Access to Gradifi Refi tuition refinancing assistance
Cross-training and professional development opportunities

To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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.

About Terran Orbital:

Founded in 2013 in Irvine, California, with headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. Terran Orbital is a leading vertically integrated provider of end-to-end satellite solutions. Terran Orbital combines satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. In addition, Terran Orbital is developing the world's largest, most advanced Next-Gen Earth Observation constellation to provide persistent, real-time earth imagery.

Terran Orbital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Terran Orbital Corporation, Melbourne , Senior Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Melbourne, Florida

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