Job title: CAD Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary from: USD $100,000.00
Salary to: USD $150,000.00
Location: Seattle
Job published: 2021-11-15
Job ID: 33649

Job Description

We are working with one of the coolest and most innovative New Space companies right now, who are working on making human space flight possible. With Headquarters in the Seattle area, they are developing a fully reusable winged launch vehicle. This is a great time to join them as they have secured funding and are now growing the team. This is an opportunity to join a small team already in place to really help and assist in developing the company products.   

As a CAD Engineer, you will be responsible for prototyping/designing elements of the system using CAD software applications. You will be creating drawings in both 2- and 3-dimensional form, creating detailed design documentation, aiding in the selection of materials, working with other team members to ensure designs are feasible, performance effective, cost effective, quality, safe and can be built in time. You will be responsible for defining, creating and maintaining development methodologies, procedures and standards for managing and tracking designs.  


  • A B.S degree in Aerospace Engineering (or related discipline) – extensive experience or alternate education may be considered.
  • You are an expert in CAD (Solidworks, Catia, ProE, etc.).
  • You have strong analytical skills.
  • You have strong attention to detail and are able to quickly and easily assess problems.
  • You understand and have experience with both composites and metallics.
  • You have experience working in the launch vehicle field and aircraft field.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance (do not need to have one at time of application or start of employment).


  • You have experienced with winged systems, preferably high speed systems including supersonic/delta winged aircraft.
  • You have knowledge of rocket systems, propulsion systems, vibration compensation, bellows, tanks, pressurization systems, vibration loads, cryogenic systems, fasteners, CTE consideration etc.
  • You have good experience with subsystems like actuators, landing gear, fasteners, hydraulic and pneumatic lines, wire harnesses, routing, bending radius rules, connector spacing, service loops, tie downs, abrasion prevention etc.
  • You have experience with kinematic systems.

If this is of interest, please reach out to Jack Ferguson at