CAD / Mechanical Designer

20/10/2020 Tyvak International

As a CAD / Mechanical Designer, the candidate will join a collaborative team to develop innovative nano-satellite vehicle solutions for multiple projects. The individual will be responsible for design and development and will be exposed to all phases of a product cycle, including requirements, design, implementation, test, integration, and documentation in a fast-paced environment.

It is expected that the individual will have an ability and desire to learn, grow, and discover continuously. Specific tasks will Include:
• Working in a small team environment closely with business development, program managers, electrical, and system engineers to develop optimal solutions to complex problems
• Participating in hardware requirements generation, design, implementation, and testing discussion with multiple team members
• Develop assembly procedures, test plans, and fabrication documentation
• Participating in team discussions involving vehicle arrangement and design for ongoing and future projects
• Maintaining and updating the 3D model database
• Identifying appropriate materials and surface treatments for spacecraft parts
• Working in both an office and lab environment


• BS or MS in Mechanical, Aerospace, or equivalent degree required
• Mechanical / Design background
• Ability in working with solid modeling software and FEA (SolidWorks, ANSYS)
• Ability to rapid prototype with 3D printers (nice-to-have)
• Knowledgeable and proficient in applying advanced engineering principles
• Quick to grasp abstract problems and creative in visualizing solutions
• Productive in craftsmanship and attentive to detail
• Ability to document complex designs and procedures with attention to detail
• Good communication with team members, and ability to provide and receive constructive criticism
• Ability to work with flight hardware in a controlled environment
• Ability to use precision inspection equipment, i.e. micrometers, indicators, (usually acquired by machining or other precision hands-on experience)

Proficient use of written and oral English language is mandatory


To apply for this job and access to the Selection Day, candidates must participate to the Tyvak Open House event, according to the instructions here: