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Integration Engineer (Starlink Production)

Location: Redmond
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal ofenabling human life on Mars.INTEGRATION ENGINEER (STARLINK PRODUCTION)As a Integration Engineer on the Starlink team you will have the opportunity to utilize your knowledge, experience, and creativity in developing novel solutions to advance one of the most ambitious missions that SpaceX has undertaken to date, the Starlink satellite constellation.You will interact with almost every part and system on the vehicle and work hand-in-hand with technicians and other groups to bring the vehicle from a raw material to fully functioning, spaceflight-worthy vehicle. You will own the relationship between our production and design engineering teams and provide input into the design and development of new and existing hardware and take a lead role in developing manufacturing and test processes on our current and next generation vehicles.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design high-level vehicle integration architecture including build flow and test concept of operations
  • Evaluate designs for manufacturability and test requirements, then develop, qualify, and refine manufacturing processes to bring products from prototype to high-volume production in a rapidly-evolving environment
  • Identify, plan, and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to meet volume production demand
  • Refine and execute procedures for the checkout and integration of satellite flight hardware and ground support equipment
  • Develop and implement novel tooling and test solutions and assembly procedures to enable rapid and high-quality builds of SpaceX hardware
  • Responsible for enabling day-to-day execution of the vehicle integration and test flow, managing work orders, and the driving of non-conformances into actionable items and system improvements
  • Demonstrate extreme ownership of production outcomes at every stage of development and productionBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline such as electrical engineering, computer engineering, mechatronics, mechanical engineering, and/or aerospace engineering
    • 1+ years of hands-on experience designing, building, integrating, and testing complex multi-disciplinary systems (internships, collegiate engineering projects such as Formula SAE, Baja SAE, etc., or professional industry experience will be considered)PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
      • Experience working on projects that involve the integration of mechanical, electrical, and software systems (launch vehicle and/or spacecraft experience is not required)
      • Experience writing work instructions, test plans, and procedures for critical aerospace parts and providing go/no-go judgment and rationale
      • Experience working effectively across multi-disciplinary teams
      • Mechanical component and/or tooling design and analysis (3D computer-aided design)
      • Experience in a production environment within the aerospace industry and the ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding atmosphere
      • Demonstrated engineering intuition, critical thinking, comfort with ambiguity
      • Experience using the following software: Siemens NX, Python, MATLAB
      • Scripting or general programming expertise in any language (MATLAB, Python, C, etc.)ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Ability to lift heavy objects, up to 25 lbs unassisted
        • Willing to work extended hours and weekends as necessaryITAR REQUIREMENTS:
          • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR . SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

Keywords: SPACE EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGIES CORP, Redmond , Integration Engineer (Starlink Production), Professions , Redmond, Washington

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