Senior Spacecraft Design Engineer
Turion Space
Irvine, CA US
Posted ago
Turion Space

We are looking for a Sr Satellite Design Engineer for Turion Space with direct experience with satellite bus design.


  • Design metallic structures and propulsion fluid systems under accelerated timelines
  • Review specifications and other engineering data to develop mechanical systems
  • Update designs and drawings through engineering change orders to support our rapid pace of design iteration
  • Create a detailed component and assembly drawings incorporating an understanding of GD&T and tolerance stack-ups


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of mechanical design and drafting experience
  • Experience with 3D CAD software (Solidworks preferred)
  • Solid understanding and application of GD&T and tolerance stack-ups
  • Spacecraft design experience

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Hands-on experience working on teams designing hardware in a highly constrained system under defined timelines
  • Familiarity with welded structures and fluid systems
  • Ability to manage large assembly models and drawings
  • Ability to work and communicate well with minimal supervision
  • Creative problem solver that can bring multiple disciplines together to achieve buy-in for a unified design direction
  • Self-motivated with strong multi-tasking, organizational, communication, and documentation skills

$100,000 - $130,000
About Turion Space

Turion Space was formed with the vision of building the technology required for humanity's interplanetary future. To achieve this goal Turion Space is building spacecraft for LEO to move things around in space, and gather SDA data when we're not. Turion Space aims to build the highest dV/$ space transport vehicles and is launching the DROID.001 mission in April 2023.

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