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What we are looking for

SATLANTIS is looking for an Opto-mechanical Design Engineer profile to:
1) Lead and execute the mechanical design of optical instruments for Space.
2) Manage the project-related documentation.
3) Provide support to systems engineering and project management.
The candidate will coordinate with structural analysts, drafters and workshops for the fabrication of assemblies and parts. The candidate will also be involved in payload integration activities at Satlantis and during testing activities, either at internal or external facilities.
A detailed list of tasks to be performed is provided below. All tasks listed here are not expected to be performed by a single person, but in cooperation with the rest of the team, where responsibilities are assigned based on individual experience and capabilities.
  • Definition of opto-mechanical architectures.
  • Evaluation of alternatives.
  • Mechanical design, considering optical and thermal aspects, using CAD tools
  • Mechanical design of fixtures using CAD tools.
  • Documentation: calculations, research, analysis, tests, reports, presentations, etc.
  • Liaison with clients and suppliers, both national and international.
  • Structural analysis of payloads and fixtures
  • Thermal design and analysis
  • AIV: Assembly, integration, and verification
  • Support in the creation and verification of the Compliance Matrix
  • Test procedures and report preparation
  • Supervise mechanical and thermal tests in internal and external facilities
  • Support to Project Management
  • Project requirements analysis
  • Project documentation at different stages: PDR, CDR, etc.
  • Communication with other teams (Optics, Systems, Electronics, Software, etc.)
  • Management of subcontractors and suppliers

Skills and experience

Requirements for the position:
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in opto-mechanics, ideally in the design of telescopes or medium-sized optical instruments (optics up to 1 meter in diameter).
  • Fluent in CAD tools. SolidWorks preferred.
  • Experience in dimensional/geometric tolerances.
  • Knowledge/Experience in FEM analysis software.
  • Knowledge/Experience in thermo-mechanical distortion analysis
  • Knowledge/Experience in vibration, shock tests, etc.
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related fields.
  • Negotiation level in English and Spanish.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@satlantis.com