Tooling Engineer - Assembly, Integration, and Test

Astranis, San Francisco, CA

Building the future of telecommunications satellites.

Duration: Full-Time

Astranis is connecting the four billion people in the world who do not currently have access to the internet. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost spacecraft to bring the world online.

We are well-funded by some of the best investors in the business and have raised over $350 million to date. We have a world-class team that is passionate about building amazing technology. And we have a fun and collaborative work environment where you will learn a lot and make a huge impact no matter where you are in your career. Just check out our Glassdoor reviews to see what our team has to say about working at Astranis.

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As a Tooling Engineer - Assembly, Integration, and Test at Astranis, you'll be responsible for designing, fabricating, and implementing various ground support equipment, fixtures, and tooling for spacecraft assembly, lifting, and handling.


  • Own the design and fabrication of fixtures and tooling required for spacecraft assembly and testing.
  • Own the design and fabrication of fixtures used for lifting the spacecraft.
  • Collaborate with engineering and production to define fixture and tooling specifications, qualification plans, and introduce to production.
  • Perform mechanical analysis for spacecraft fixtures
  • Develop operation and maintenance plans for all test fixtures and tooling


  • Bachelor's of Science degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • 2+ years experience in mechanical design and fabrication of hardware
  • Experience with 3D CAD
  • A passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-pace environment and hands-on design and development
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize


  • Strong sense of accountability, integrity, and team focus with extensive multitasking and organizational experience
  • Creative, passionate problem solver that thrives in fast-paced, autonomously-drive, and demanding design and integration campaigns
  • Experience designing ground support equipment for aerospace applications
U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required
(To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))
Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.

About Astranis

We are taking on one of humanity's most important challenges.

Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that.
We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online.

Join us and work with top engineers who have flown things in space before.
We are a well-funded team that moves fast.


Want to learn more about Astranis? Visit Astranis's website.