Space Machines Company (SMC) is an Australian start-up developing in-space logistics and transportation capabilities to cost-effectively insert small satellites into desired low earth orbits (LEO), geostationary earth orbits (GEO) and lunar orbits. SMC vehicles will grow in future to maintain, refuel, repair and decommission satellites and other spacecraft.
In this Sydney, Australia based position, you will be actively involved in the propulsion system design and development which includes the following tasks and responsibilities:
We expect you to have a degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with at least 3 years of relevant experience in the aerospace industry. Strong understanding of chemical propulsion system and architecture is required with the ability to conduct some simple or complex CFD analyses for combustion or flow devices. We expect you to be a pro-active, creative, enthusiastic and a result-oriented engineer, with a broad view on propulsion design. Fluency in English is also required.
Experience with following tools is expected: CEA (combustion), Fluent or StarCCM or SimcenterThermal/Flow (CFD), NX siemens or others (CAD), Matlab.
We offer you a unique opportunity to be part of the New Space environment within a small company and propulsion team of space experienced engineers in Australia. You will be able to learn how to design, test and qualify space-rated system with direct application of your skills on hardware.
You will need the ability to work in a start-up environment and grow with us as our capabilities expand. Communication and stakeholder management skills will be key to the success of this role, and we expect you to be a pro-active, creative, enthusiastic and results oriented.
Some interstate and international travel may be required for the role. The ability to obtain an Australian Defence security clearance will be a benefit, but not essential.
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