Avionics Mechanical Engineer


Alameda, CA


Position summary

The Company

Astra's mission is to improve life on Earth from space by creating a healthier and more connected planet. Astra delivered its first commercial payload into Earth orbit in 2021, making it the fastest company in history to reach this milestone, just five years after being founded in 2016. By achieving monthly, weekly, then daily launches, we'll create the infrastructure services our customers need in space to build a healthier and more connected planet. If you're excited by a sense of possibility, the chance to innovate, and make a difference here on Earth, we think you should work here too.

The Team

We are looking for a talented and curious Mechanical Engineer to join our Avionics Hardware team to help build the electronics for our launch vehicle. Avionics Hardware Engineers work with multi-disciplinary teams and leaders for end-to-end development of state-of-the-art avionics Hardware components, including mechanical design, analysis, qualification testing, and system integration.

The Opportunity

You will get to own the mechanical design, first article assembly, production, and testing of prototypes and flight hardware for rocket subsystems. A successful person for this job will be dynamic, self-starting, thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, and has the potential to become a significant contributor to the overall direction and success of our business.

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About the company

Industry: Aerospace

Astra’s mission is to improve life on Earth from space® by creating a healthier and more connected planet. Today, Astra offers one of the lowest cost-per-launch dedicated orbital launch services of any operational launch provider in the world, and one of the industry’s first flight-proven electric propulsion systems for satellites, Astra Spacecraft Engine™. Astra ...