Millennium Space Systems is looking for team members who are passionate about developing revolutionary space systems. You will join a small, close-knit team working to support some of the most demanding and important space systems customers in the Country.
Breaking with Tradition
American aerospace is experiencing a renaissance – and among its leaders are the organizations and people who are breaking with tradition to reformulate and invigorate an industry. Millennium Space Systems is helping spearhead that change.
Millennium brings a unique and disciplined entrepreneurial culture to this space renaissance. We don't subscribe to the traditional thinking that cost and schedule are secondary attributes of space systems.
We bring a spirit of innovation and teamwork, coupled with a get-it-done approach to deliver solid, measurable results.
We are colleagues and fellow innovators; seasoned engineers, software developers, and technicians working together to deliver affordable solutions from inception through implementation; from fabrication through launch. We are enthusiastic partners looking for new team members who share our enthusiasm and dedication.
Company Overview Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company 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. Superstars are welcome.
At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.
Job Summary As a Lead Spacecraft Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for mechanical design and configuration of satellite structures. The parts and systems you may work on will range from spacecraft primary and secondary structure, to ground support equipment and integration accommodations, to pointing mechanisms and deployable structures. Your designs will ensure that our space vehicles survive their complete development and operational lifecycles, including prototyping, test, transport, launch, and long-term operations.
Perform structural design and configuration tasks necessary to deliver high performance satellite systems
Perform first order layout and mass properties analyses
Identify and procure materials, processes, and facilities necessary to deliver a qualified spacecraft structure and components
Design and develop first-order structural models in support of mechanical design performance predictions
Support structural qualification testing on spacecraft systems and components
Produce part and assembly drawings to facilitate Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations
Prepare and deliver written and oral technical presentations to company executives and customers.
Own and report on subsystem schedule, cost, and deliverables
Develop, document, and manage required manufacturing processes
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field
3 or more years of industry experience with mechanical structures
5 or more years of experience with SolidWorks or equivalent 3D CAD package
Ability to design, develop, implement, and test mechanical systems for spacecraft
Fundamental understanding of how the structure of the satellite interfaces to the overall space vehicle system.
Demonstrate clear communication and organizational skills
Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance
Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field
3 or more years of industry experience with spacecraft mechanical design
Experience with GD&T per ASME-Y14.5
Demonstrated ownership of an engineering system (i.e. requirements definition, integration, ICD development)
Propulsion Mission Operations experience
Active TS/SCI Clearance
Benefits and Perks Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided.
Before applying, please note: 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.