Aerospace - Control Systems, Aerospace - Design, Aerospace Engineering
Summary of Role: Stellar Solutions is involved in the development of new Earth science mission that will extend our nation’s lead in measuring key greenhouse gases and vegetation health from space to advance our understanding of Earth’s natural exchanges of carbon between the land, atmosphere, and ocean.
Job Description: We are seeking a mechanical engineer to help lead the design of an instrument that will be flown as a hosted payload aboard a commercial communications satellite to make observations over the Americas from an orbit of approximately 22,000 miles (35,400 kilometers) above the equator.
•Knowledge of materials and the mechanical and thermal issues associated with their selection •Experience leading a technical team in design or delivery of flight hardware •Experience in generating models and detailed drawings using CREO is required •Experience with generating Statements of Work, Specifications, and Assembly instructions •Experience with document and configuration management, procurement of flight and non-flight hardware, mechanical ground support equipment development, and development of manufacturing work instructions •Experience with portions of the flight hardware development lifecycle including support of major program reviews, development and management of interfaces, and periodic customer reviews •Have strong systems-level background in the development of mechanical and opto-mechanical systems •Ability to conceive and develop sophisticated hardware systems, including mechanisms, structures, optical mounts, and thermal control, from requirements definition, through test
Internal Number: CI - 001
About Stellar Solutions
Stellar Stellar Solutions is a woman-owned small business founded by Celeste Ford in 1995 with a simple vision: satisfy our customers' critical needs while realizing our dream jobs. We are a global systems engineering business solving the most complex issues that commercial & government clients face today – from national security & space exploration to the revolutionary impact of integrated technology on our lives.