Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Test and Manufacturing Development Engineer in Redmond, Washington
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal ofenabling human life on Mars. TEST AND MANUFACTURING DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER RESPONSIBILITIES: * Design, build and troubleshoot mechanical, data acquisition and control systems for test and manufacturing equipment * Create and modify software applications to run data acquisition and control systems * Design of piece part and assembly level 3D CAD models * Proficient in GD&T and drawing creation for part fabrication, inspection and integration * Perform FEM and hand calculations for vibration and static structural analysis * Supervise system level builds by working with technicians and vendors * Consult flight engineering team on designing for manufacturing and automation BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: * Bachelors Degree * 1.5 years of experience in design, engineering analysis and build experience or recent graduates with equivalent engineering team design project experience and internship experience will be considered * Experience with design, build and test of hydraulic, thermal, structural or electromechanical systems PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: * Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering Degree preferred * Solid understanding of common manufacturing processes and machines including mills, lathes, manual and CNC; Hands-on machining experience preferred * Hands-on experience with hydraulics, and electromechanical systems * Hands-on experience with testing and data acquisition * Experience using test instrumentation and control components: pressure transducers, thermocouples, RTDs, strain gauges, accelerometers, flow meters, load cells, relays, solenoid valves, and encoders * Intermediate experience with Siemens NX, or equivalent 3D modeling software * Intermediate Labview or coding experience * Hands-on experience with mechanical integration and coding for automation a plus ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: * Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed ITAR REQUIREMENTS: To conform to 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. Learn more about ITAR here. SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX 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. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceXs Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.