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Mechanical Design Engineer

Quantum Space

Quantum Space

Rockville, MD, USA · Rockville, MD, USA · Maryland, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024
OVERVIEW: Are you ready to advance the State of Humanity in the pursuit of Human Knowledge? Quantum Space is leading the next commercial Space frontier with the development of our constellation to provide data buy services, deploy spacecraft, and perform space logistics for our partners.

Quantum Space is looking for a Mechanical Engineer for the design of spacecraft at Quantum Space. In this hands-on role, you will lead spacecraft mechanical design from concept development through launch. You will work with a fast-paced and tight-knit team of engineers and scientists to truly change the future of space technology.


  • Design and draft a wide assortment of flight hardware and ground support equipment, including:
    • Spacecraft structure
    • Avionics enclosures
    • Fluid systems
    • Harnessing
    • Assembly and lift tooling
  • Generate, review, approve, and collaborate on designs of components and mechanical systems
  • Manage mechanical interfaces
  • Configure test and flight top-level assemblies
  • Evaluate technical risks, cross functional issues, and mitigation actions
  • Create content for design reviews, tests, and verification activities
  • Generate environmental test plans
  • Support manufacturing, I&T, and launch site operations

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant design experience
  • Experienced generating part and assembly drawings
  • Proficient with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ASME y14.5
  • Knowledge of commercial, industry, and NASA specifications and standards


  • Proficient managing large assemblies using Creo Parametric
  • Experienced generating part and assembly drawings with Creo Parametric
  • Experience with conceptual, detailed design and I&T phases of programs
  • Expertise designing for specific manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with harnessing
  • Experience with model-based definition

Quantum Space is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer as defined by the EEOC. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other federal, state, or locally protected class.