Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023
About Revolution Space
At Revolution Space we're building advanced space systems for the 21st century.
This is a unique chance to join one of Boston’s few space companies working on technology that is launching into orbit. Every employee at Revolution Space works on critical projects that directly impact our overall success.
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in CAD, particularly with SolidWorks, a minimum of 3-5 years of design experience, and expertise in thermal and stress analysis. If you possess knowledge in GD&T, 3D printing, space application design, rapid design operations, and have experience in managing large projects, procurement, as well as managing vendors and subcontractors, you are the candidate we're looking for.
CAD Expertise: Utilize SolidWorks or other relevant CAD software to create, modify, and optimize 3D models, assemblies, and drawings, ensuring design excellence.
Design Experience: Apply your design experience to develop innovative solutions and concepts, taking projects from initial concept to final implementation.
Thermal and Stress Analysis: Perform detailed thermal and stress analysis on mechanical systems, components, and materials to ensure they meet performance and safety criteria.
GD&T: Utilize GD&T principles to define the functional requirements of components and assemblies, ensuring precise and efficient designs.
3D Printing: Leverage 3D printing technology to prototype and manufacture parts, continually exploring new possibilities for its application in projects.
Space Application Design: Apply your expertise in designing components and systems for space applications, adhering to the unique requirements and challenges of this environment.
Rapid Design Operations: Demonstrate the ability to work efficiently and adapt quickly to meet project timelines and rapidly changing design requirements.
Project Management: Lead and manage large projects, ensuring timelines, budgets, and quality standards are met.
Procurement: Oversee the procurement of materials and components, working closely with suppliers to secure the necessary resources for project success.
Vendor and Subcontractor Management: Collaborate with external vendors and subcontractors, maintaining effective communication and ensuring project goals are met.
Hands-On Work: Fabricate and/or modify prototype parts, build test setups, design and fabricate test and assembly fixtures in the shop/lab as needed.
•Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
•3-5 years of relevant design experience.
•Proficiency in SolidWorks.
•Strong background in thermal and stress analysis.
•Strong understanding of GD&T principles.
•Demonstrated experience in rapid design and prototyping operations.
•Ability to perform hands-on work in the lab/machine shop with minimal guidance.
•Experience in the aerospace industry
•Experience with 3D printing technology, particularly SLA printing.
•Experience with procurement processes and vendor/subcontractor management.
•Proven ability to manage projects.
Paid Vacation and Sick time
Flexible work schedule, and an inclusive company culture
Excellent health and dental plans with 80% employer contribution
100% company matching 401k plan
Fully stocked kitchen with snacks, drinks, and weekly team lunches
Open office setup with plenty of breakout spaces to fly solo
Free on-site parking and 5 minute walk to the Orange Line
Onsite fitness center, cafeteria, coffee shop, lounge, rooftop garden, harbor walk, softball field, and corn-hole
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other protected factor.