Principal Engineer

Industry: Engineering

Location: CO

Job#: 105407


Position Summary:
Lead development and verification of custom mechanisms and electromechanical subsystems for spaceflight applications.
• Understand the voice of the customer and continually inject that vision into the product development effort
• Develop conceptual designs and work plans for new product development including estimation of resources required
• Perform top level architectural design and preliminary analysis/sizing of spaceflight electromechanical hardware
• Act as the primary interface between mechanical and electrical engineering teams
• Analyze and define product functional requirements
• Analyze and define subsystem requirements including: mechanical, electronic, embedded systems and software, etc.
• Own product functional and validation requirements
• Perform hazards/risk analysis and develop mitigation strategies
• Apply engineering principles to, and directly participate in, the design, fabrication, assembly, and test of various mechatronic systems
• Generate and review fabrication, test, and quality assurance documentation and vendor specifications

Required Experience, Skills and Education:
• US Person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)
• BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Aeronautical Engineering, or equivalent
• 7+ years of post-grad experience developing custom mechatronic products
• 3+ years of product development team leadership experience
• Experience with rapid prototyping methods including hardware & software for fast proof-of-concept development
• Experience writing and maintaining design and test quality assurance documentation
• Demonstrable hands-on experience with all phases of development including requirements analysis, prototype design, product design, assembly, debug, and testing
• Expert in CAD (e.g. Solidworks or equivalent)
• Excellent intra-team and client-facing collaboration and communication skills

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