Structural Design Engineer
Job ID: VDI-009
Ottobrunn, near Munich
WHO WE ARE
We are Isar Aerospace and we are at the forefront of New Space building a modern space business to enable faster, better and cheaper access to space.
Our mission is to help democratise space and use it for good in order to improve life on Earth now and for the future generations.
We are a fast-growing company aiming to provide sustainable and environmentally friendly launch solutions for small and medium-sized satellites and constellations into Low Earth Orbit. The company is privately funded by world-leading technology investors with strong commitment and support and our team is made of driven and talented people with a real passion for space innovation.
We're making rockets in a way that hasn't been done before disrupting a traditional industry. If you are up for the challenge, want to work on cutting-edge projects and be part of a team changing the world for better, come, join us and launch your career!
As part of the structural design team, you will be responsible for the design and development of the primary and secondary structures of the Spectrum launch vehicle. You will be involved in the assessment of existing and new design concepts and provide technical guidance to the other design engineers, while developing critical systems yourself.
More specifically, you will:
Design and develop composite and metallic structures for the Spectrum launch vehicle
Provide general guidance for the structural development
Support the leadership with educated assumptions on schedule and resource planning
WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU HAVE
You have a high level of pragmatism and focus on flexibility and efficiency of processes. Additionally, you are organized and proactive with high attention to detail.
Practical experience with propellant tank and pressure vessel design
Practical experience in a launch vehicle development program
Strong practical experience with SolidWorks or similar CAD software
Be at the centre of an agile and dynamic team of highly motivated space enthusiasts
Have the opportunity to make a true impact on the world and work towards a truly inspirational purpose
As one of the first employees, you will be part of an incredible start-up journey
Huge learning potential and the opportunity to build things from the ground up (literally)
You’ll enjoy a high level of freedom and autonomy
Flat hierarchy and open communication
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