SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc.

Job Title

Space Systems Engineer


Job Description

SpaceWorks is in search of an early career Space Systems Engineer to join our engineering group in Atlanta. The Space Systems Engineer will participate in a variety of technical activities related to advanced design of future space systems, rockets, satellites, and hypersonic flight vehicles. We are looking for a broadly capable and flexible engineer interested in working on a multidisciplinary design environment typical of the early phases of the product life cycle. Emphasis should be on modeling and simulation, trade studies, evaluation of alternatives, feasibility studies, design optimization, and other conceptual and preliminary design activities.

Our work environment is dynamic and fast-paced, with several projects active at any one time. The Space Systems Engineer should be capable of filling a broad range of technical roles on a design team, but our desire for this position is for a candidate who can specifically contribute to our ongoing projects in areas related to systems engineering, parametric cost estimation, life cycle analysis, space market research, risk and reliability analysis.

Skills Required:
-Traditional aerospace engineering skills including one or more of aerodynamics, structures, flight mechanics, parametric costing, market analysis, and propulsion
-Ability to support market analysis, cost estimation, life cycle cost analysis, business case assessment, and risk and reliability analyses
-Capable of working in a fast-paced preliminary design environment typical of the early stages of product development
-Proficiency in Excel and other MS Office tools
-Familiarity with VBA, Java, and C++

Additional Desirable Skills and Experience:
-Space market forecasting and data analysis
-Reliability estimation
-Risk management and tracking
-Agent-based simulation and modeling
-CAD and 3D printing

To join our team, you must meet the following requirements:
-US Citizen or Permanent Resident
-College graduate with Bachelor's (required) or Master's or PhD degree (a plus) in a relevant engineering discipline such as Aerospace, Mechanical, Industrial & Systems, or Electrical
-3.0 or higher GPA
-2-10 years of experience - early career level

SpaceWorks Enterprises is a growing aerospace engineering firm located in Atlanta, GA. SpaceWorks serves a variety of customers including NASA, the US Air Force, DARPA, and domestic and international commercial space companies. Our focus is on advanced space launch vehicles, small satellites, CubeSats, reentry devices, hypersonic flight, human exploration, and advanced space technologies. We are dedicated to helping our customers envision the impact of future technologies, understand the feasibility of proposed space missions, and make strategic decisions regarding future markets. SpaceWorks is part of a larger family of companies that includes Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. and Terminal Velocity Aerospace, LLC. SpaceWorks also has a strong interest in CubeSat applications.

As member of the SpaceWorks team, employees must be able to professionally engage with clients, effectively manage project resources and schedules, and enjoy working on long range, high payoff projects. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, 10 paid holidays per year, and access to health insurance coverage and our 401(k) retirement plan.

To apply for this position, send an introductory email, cover letter, and your resume to Please reference the Position Title in your application materials.