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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Assembly, Integration, and Test (AI&T)

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Engineering
  • $130K - $170K
  • San Francisco
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AI generated summary

  • You: Bachelor's in mechanical engineering, 5+ years experience, hardware passion, adept at AI&T tasks, test plan development, organizational skills, strong communicator. Bonus: electrical/machanical systems intuition, creative problem solver, sense of accountability.
  • You will design, fabricate, and analyze fixtures and tooling for spacecraft assembly, collaborate with teams to define specifications, and develop operation plans.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years of Mechanical Engineering experience or equivalent
  • A passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-paced environment and hands-on design and development
  • Ability to accurately estimate complexity and duration of AI&T tasks
  • Experience developing test plans and test procedures from requirements
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize
  • Strong communication skills
  • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria.
  • Bonus:
  • Strong electrical and mechanical systems engineering intuition and critical thinking. Comfort with ambiguity and turning high-level requirements into clear design/test objectives.
  • Experience with electromechanical systems
  • Experience with 3D CAD, mechanical design, fabrication, and environmental qualification.
  • Creative, passionate problem solver that thrives in fast-paced, autonomously-driven, and demanding design and integration campaigns.
  • Strong sense of accountability, integrity, and team focus with extensive multitasking and organizational experience.


  • Own the design and fabrication of fixtures and tooling required for spacecraft assembly, lifting, and handling.
  • Define vehicle integration flow, concepts and tooling interfaces.
  • Collaborate with design engineering and production to define fixture and tooling specifications, qualification plans, and introduce to production.
  • Perform mechanical analysis for spacecraft fixtures.
  • Develop operation and maintenance plans for all test fixtures and tooling.


What are the main responsibilities of a Senior Mechanical Engineer - AI&T?

The main responsibilities of a Senior Mechanical Engineer - AI&T include overseeing the assembly, integration, and testing of our satellites operating from geostationary orbit, ensuring their proper functioning and connectivity for millions of people.

What type of payloads do the satellites utilize?

The satellites utilize a proprietary software-defined radio payload.

What impact will the satellites have in countries like the Philippines, Peru, and Mexico?

The satellites will be able to connect over two million people in countries like the Philippines, Peru, and Mexico, providing global connectivity and access to communication services.

What kind of work environment can I expect as a Senior Mechanical Engineer at this company?

You can expect a rewarding work environment with a passionate and collaborative team, where you will have opportunities to learn and make a significant impact on global connectivity, regardless of where you are in your career.

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

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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.