Spacecraft Mechanisms Engineer

  • El Segundo, CA
  • Full Time
  • Structures, Propulsion & Mechanisms
  • Entry Level

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 demonstrated 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 Spacecraft Mechanisms Engineer, you will be responsible for design, build, and test of satellite mechanisms. The parts and systems you may work in this role will range from pointing mechanisms to deployable structures. Your designs will ensure that our space vehicles will perform over the course of operational lifecycles, including prototyping, test, transport, launch, and long-term operations.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform mechanism design and configuration tasks necessary to deliver high performance satellite systems
  • Perform first order mechanism design trades
  • Identify and procure materials, processes, and facilities necessary to deliver qualified spacecraft mechanisms.
  • Identify and track subsystem schedule and deliverables
  • Develop first-order dynamic models to support design performance predictions
  • Support qualification testing on spacecraft mechanism systems and components including test design, test conduct, and interface equipment for unit under test
  • Produce part and assembly drawings to facilitate Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations
  • Develop and document design processes

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field
  • Ability to design, rapid prototype, test, and implement mechanism designs for spacecraft
  • Demonstrate clear communication and organizational skills
  • 1-3 years of experience with spacecraft or mechanism design
  • 1-3 years of experience with SolidWorks or equivalent 3D CAD package
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of experience with spacecraft or mechanism design
  • 3 or more years of experience with SolidWorks or equivalent 3D CAD package
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company 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 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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