$90,000 - $170,000 / year
As a Propulsion Development Engineer
you will work on all aspects of propulsion component and system development while working closely with a fast-paced, agile team that strives to make a high performance in-space propulsion system from a clean sheet design.
- Own all aspects of propulsion component and/or system development
- Work with the design and manufacturing teams to produce hardware
- Ensure that the performance and function of the hardware meets intent
- Test preparation, planning and execution
- Resolve technical issues with innovative and scrappy solutions
- Deliver qualified hardware to the point of spacecraft integration
- Bachelor's degree in engineering, science or related field
- Proficiency in basic principles of fluids, thermodynamics, heat transfer, mechanics and materials
- Hands-on experience working with fluid, mechanical, and electrical systems
- Experience with CAD to design hardware
- Demonstrated ability in conceptual design, fabrication and testing of hardware
- Demonstrated ability of taking project ownership and working well in small teams
Preferred Skills And Experience
- Master's degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering with emphasis on laboratory and/or practical applications
- Familiarity with analysis programming such as MATLAB, Python, Excel, etc.
- Prior experience in liquid rocket propulsion development and/or testing
- Experience in a startup or agile development environment
- Flexible schedule and willing to travel to remote site for testing as needed
Compensation bands are determined by role, level, location, and alignment with market data. Individual level and base pay is determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on job-related skills, education, experience, technical capabilities and internal equity.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the 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. Learn more about the ITAR here.
Impulse Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Impulse Space is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.