Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Santa Clara, United States (USA), Momentus Space [MOM-SSSE]

Field(s) of expertise
Space Systems Engineering Aerospace Engineering
Job type

About this job

Momentus seeks a high performing, experienced, proven Spacecraft Systems Engineer who can work hard with high productivity in a close knit diverse team to lead the systems engineering of flight systems.


  • Manage stakeholders (team, customers, board, subcontractors).
  • Manage programmatics (risk, cost, schedule).
  • Manage requirements (project level and flow down).
  • Technically responsible for success of project.
  • Lead multidisciplinary studies and trades.
  • Drive development of our services according to company roadmap.
  • Manage project team, within Space Vehicles group.


Key Desired Skills And Knowledge

  • Breadth of technical knowledge encompassing spacecraft systems, subsystems, mission design, and operations.
  • Skill in spacecraft system and subsystem specification.
  • Team leadership.
  • Exceptional communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation.
  • Project budgeting, scheduling, control and risk management.

Desired Experience

  • >5 years experience in spacecraft systems engineering.
  • Direct experience from conception to flight operations.
  • Outside of LEO an asset.
  • >100 kg spacecraft an asset.
  • Work on multiple missions.

Education and Training

  • Master’s degree and 5 years experience or Bachelor’s and 7 years’ experience.
  • Proven ability to produce in high tempo work environments is critical to this role. Strong references and a history of positive working relationships will be key for successful applicant. A friendly disposition and a proven strong work ethic are also key. This position is open to US citizens and permanent residents.

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