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CAD Designer

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior (1-2 years) - Mid-level (3-4 years)
  • Design
  • $110K - $140K
  • San Francisco
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You need 1-3 years of design experience, SolidWorks proficiency, GD+T knowledge, and passion for hardware development. Bonus points for expertise in SolidWorks, spaceflight component design, and surface modeling.
  • You will model spacecraft components, structures, and manifolds, review engineering drawings, develop design practices, and assist in team growth at a space technology company.

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of experience in a design role
  • Experience with SolidWorks
  • Experience with GD+T and engineering drawings
  • A passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-paced environment with hands-on development
  • Bonus:
  • Expertise of SolidWorks and PDM Administration
  • Experience with design of complex assemblies and components
  • Experience in the design of spaceflight components and/or vacuum compatible systems
  • Experience with surface modeling

Responsibilities

  • Model and draw components, structures, and manifolds for the spacecraft and its supporting structures
  • Works with the management of top-level spacecraft assemblies in CAD, as well as create and maintain BOMs in the transfer to production
  • Check and review engineering drawings
  • Develop, ideate, and document considerate practices that enable good and efficient design
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing and hiring additional teammates to our rapidly-growing team

FAQs

What is the primary responsibility of a CAD Designer at Astranis?

The primary responsibility of a CAD Designer at Astranis is to design, develop, configure, and maintain spacecraft components and assemblies such as bracketry, harnesses, propulsion manifolds, and waveguides.

What skills are required for the role of CAD Designer at Astranis?

The ideal candidate for the role of CAD Designer at Astranis should have a strong problem-solving background, an enthusiasm for novel design, and experience designing in complex systems. Experience with spacecraft design is a benefit but not required.

What kind of components and assemblies will a CAD Designer be working on at Astranis?

A CAD Designer at Astranis will be working on spacecraft components and assemblies such as bracketry, harnesses, propulsion manifolds, and waveguides.

Is experience with spacecraft design a requirement for the role of CAD Designer at Astranis?

Experience with spacecraft design is beneficial but not required for the role of CAD Designer at Astranis. A strong problem-solving background and enthusiasm for novel design are more important qualities.

Small, low-cost communications satellites, in higher orbits.

201-500
Employees
2015
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Astranis is building small, low-cost telecommunications satellites. Our mission is to help get online the 4 billion people who are without internet access.