OVERVIEW

Axiom Space is an emerging leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services. Guided by the fundamental conviction that human spaceflight answers a timeless calling to explore, innovate, cooperate, and progress, Axiom strives to make living and working in space commonplace by providing unprecedented access today to the International Space Station while building its successor: the world’s first international commercial space station.

This position will be responsible for defining and executing the following engineering processes:

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Work in a collaborative engineering team environment to produce spacecraft structures for a commercial human spaceflight module

·       Develop structural engineering specifications required for spacecraft design

·       Design, analyze, test, and verify hardware to the required material including stress, loads, fracture mechanics, dynamics (acoustic and vibration), thermal

·       Use the generated models to test damage tolerance, durability, and stability in order to determine structural configurations

·       Perform trade studies for technical solutions, including make/buy recommendations

·       Develop interface control documentation for connection to the International Space Station

·       DDT&E and integration for spacecraft structures

·       Perform parametric sizing and determine optimal configurations for varying design inputs and requirements

·       Resolve problems encountered in testing and verification processes

·       Drive team to a successful launch and integration to the ISS by 2024

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience

·       15+ years working in systems engineering

·       B.S. in Engineering, Math or Science required (graduate degree preferred)

·       7+ years of experience in management/leading teams

·       Experience developing spaceflight hardware structure  including the following materials: metallic, non-metallic, composite

·       Experience in structural testing and analysis

 

Skills

·       Demonstrable mastery/success of structural design, development, test and verification

·       Use computer-aided design, mathematical models, and other computer software to formulate, analyze, and modify designs and drive toward ideal solutions

·       Oral and written communication skills

·       Confident, driven and dynamic leader adept at team building and management

·       Capable of cohesively managing a team of internal and outsourced talent

 

Disposition

·       Entrepreneurial mindset, eager to solve problems and identify original opportunities

·       Shows commitment to inspiring others

·       Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

·       Can balance speed of innovation with the rigors and discipline required of human spaceflight

 

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis or race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 

Axiom Space is considered an essential employer under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.  Unless a reasonable accommodation is required due to a disability, all new hires will be required to work on-site.