Millennium Space Systems

Spacecraft Thermal Engineer

Engineering - El Segundo, CA - Full Time

Join our small, close knit engineering team developing advanced space missions as a Spacecraft Thermal Engineer. Millennium Space Systems designs and develops small satellites and other unique space systems. Thermal Engineers support the Spacecraft Development Program Managers and Chief Systems Engineer through the development of all spacecraft thermal system configurations, designs, analyses, testing, and flight operations. Spacecraft thermal subsystem elements includes all passive and active means of controlling the satellite’s system, subsystem, and component environments within both operating and survival limits during all pertinent system lifetime activities.

  • Responsibilities
    • Performs spacecraft thermal design and analyses of systems and subsystems 
    • Develops systems and spacecraft element thermal models to predict thermal loads, impacts, and calculate temperature margins to support system design 
    • Identifies all materials, processes, and facilities to achieve a qualified spacecraft thermal design and operation
    • Supports thermal verification testing on spacecraft systems and components including test design, test conduct, data reduction, analysis, and reporting 
    • Works with consultants when necessary
  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or other relevant fields
    • 2+ years experience with spacecraft thermal System/Subsystem design
    • Ability to design, develop, analyze, implement, test, and operate thermal systems for space vehicles
    • Proficiency with thermal analysis tools (e.g. Thermal Desktop, SINDA/FLUINT, ANSYS, Thermica)
    • Preference to candidates with active TS/SCI clearance 

BENEFITS

Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.

NOTES

  • Millennium is a DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance.
  • We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.
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