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Senior Spacecraft Engineer

Argo Space

Argo Space

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023

As a Spacecraft Engineer at Argo, you will design, develop, integrate and test Argo's reusable in-space transport vehicles and lunar surface systems. You will be responsible for the engineering and implementation of high performance, high reliability spacecraft systems including propulsion, mechanical, thermal, dynamics, control systems, and payloads. You will also be on the frontlines of implementation, collaborating with the Argo business team to understand customer requirements and feed those into vehicle and architecture design.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, build, and test systems for reusable transport spacecraft to make in-space transportation abundant and affordable
  • Hands-on prototyping, troubleshooting, and testing of spacecraft systems
  • Drive rapid execution and iteration efforts that put hardware in orbit quickly
  • Engineer products that meet company and mission goals and provide new capabilities for the in-space economy
  • Negotiate requirements by having a deep understanding of the company and mission objectives and providing alternative solutions
  • Implement test plans consistent with the risk posture of the mission and own the outcome of test campaigns
  • Conduct design reviews, test readiness reviews, and flight readiness reviews with a heavy emphasis on technical excellence

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science discipline
  • 3+ years of experience designing complex systems that operate in harsh environments (autonomous vehicles, drones, spacecraft, etc.)
  • Capable of maintaining flexibility in direction under changing circumstances
  • Track record of delivering novel, excellent technical products
  • Experience managing analysis products and incorporating their feedback into design