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Propulsion Engineer

Company: iSpace
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ispace Technologies U.S. located in Denver, Colorado is looking for a highly motivated and talented Propulsion Engineer to join its new team. We are small, agile, and highly determined to go the extra distance to pave the way for a new frontier. Working at ispace will require the ability to thrive in the unknown, an eagerness to be a pioneer in a new industry, and a willingness to work in an international, intercultural, and interdisciplinary environment. Motivated, talented, and hardworking people: we invite you to join us for an exciting new challenge! While you will be an instrumental member of a small team in the U.S., you will join an international team and be expected to work with colleagues from around the world. Teamwork is a must. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are necessary. You must be self-motivated and comfortable making decisions within a fast-paced environment, as well as have excellent communication skills, both verbally and written. Success will require strategic balancing of the technical and business aspects of a lunar exploration company. We blend aerospace engineering best practices with rapid iterative development methods and the dynamic workplace culture of a startup. Customer-focused from the beginning, we are determined to lower costs to accelerate the development of the lunar ecosystem. Join us on this exciting and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a key part of expanding human life into outer space and establishing a new reality where the Earth and the Moon are part of one ecosystem. To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR), 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. ispace is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.KeyResponsibilitiesRapidly design, develop and test a highly reliable lander propulsion system Evaluate and develop propulsion architecture and requirements, ensuring manufacturability is a priority Drive component design and selection as well as system verification testing, troubleshooting and requirement(s) closure Collaborate with software, hardware, supply chain and integration teams Create and manage supplier procurement specifications and statements of workBasic Qualifications(Required Skills / Experience) BS in mechanical or aerospace engineering with 5+ years of experience in rocket propulsion design, development and testing Experience with spacecraft thruster design and test Experience with fluid dynamics and pressurized components (valves, regulators, tubes, pipes, etc.) Experience leading operation-critical mechanical design, including basic structures, fluids calculations, and design considerations Proven track record of leading design development from concept through fabrication, testing and integration Acumen with analysis tools for rocket propulsion or fluid-thermal applications Prior experience with developing, maintaining and improving welding processes Familiarity with project management tools, including AtlassianPreferred Qualifications(Desired Skills / Experience) Competences in spacecraft attitude control systems, pointing budgets, sensors or algorithms Competency in MATLAB/Simulink, ROCETS, TDK, SINDA/FLUINT, Unigraphics NX and Teamcenter CAD and PLM systems and/or similar Design-for-manufacturing experience Knowledgeable of space environmental tests Experience with common industry standards for spacecraft propulsion system design, test and integration; including, but not limited to, NASA-STD-5001, NASA-STD-5012, NASA-STD-5017, SMC-S-005 & SMC-S-016 AdditionalRequirementsAbility to work in a fast-paced design and development environmentSchedule may vary depending on program development needs; flexibility requiredWillingness to travel domestically and internationally as requiredWe kindly request that resumes are a maximum of two pages, thank you.Denver, Colorado /R&D /Full-timeSDL2017

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