Project Engineer


As a member of the Advanced Technology group, the Project Engineer supports the Chief Engineer and Program Manager with planning, organization, implementation, integration and completion of assigned engineering projects. This position is located in Cape Canaveral, Florida and reports into the Vice President, Advanced Technology.


– Assist in identifying requirements, participate in or coordinate design and test activities, plan and oversee integration and test activities, and support operations during flight

– Write complex specifications and interface control documents

– Directly interfacing with external customer technical representatives, as well as with members of the internal engineering team and program management

– Support trade studies, develop documentation, review and evaluate products developed by engineering team members, subcontractors, or partners, and support new business development activities


– Minimum 3-5 years of experience with mechanical and/or electrical design of aerospace or robotic systems

– Bachelors of Science degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or related STEM field

– Masters degree is a plus

– Must be knowledgeable in spacecraft systems, subsystems and payload design, and mission operations and be able to quickly develop subject matter expertise in a specific project

– Practical experience in one or more of the following: avionics or payload electronics design, optical systems design, telecommunications system design, electrical power systems, thermal analysis, or integration and testing of aerospace systems

– Mechanical design experience with complex mechanisms involving gear trains, springs, machined components, welded structures, electric motors and solenoids preferred

– Demonstrated experience with spacecraft operations and related ground systems

– Previous technical lead and/or project management experience

– Self-starter who works with a sense of urgency

– Ability to adapt to change in an entrepreneurial environment

– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

– Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team

– Proficient in using various analysis engineering tools such as Autodesk, Altium, or MATLAB

– To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations under ITAR and EAR, applicant must be a U.S. citizen residing in the U.S., or a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (“Green Card” holder)

– Final candidate must pass a background investigation (conducted through a reputable third party) that may include an employment verification, criminal check, education check, driving record check, drug screening and/or credit check depending on the position