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Senior Design Engineer

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

Webster, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Axiom Space is building for beyond, guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. The leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, Axiom Space operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while developing its successor, Axiom Station – a permanent commercial destination in low-Earth orbit that will sustain human growth off the planet and bring untold benefits back home.

Axiom Space fosters a diverse environment inclusive of all perspectives. We are the pioneers of commercial space, leading the transformation of low-Earth orbit into a global space marketplace. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Design Engineer who is fueled by problem-solving, continuously curious, and driven to understand our world, science/technology, and life itself, for the benefit of all on Earth and beyond.


  • Work on a collaborative team to design interior components for Axiom’s Space Station
  • Provide guidance on design for manufacturability and maintainability
  • Participate in design reviews, as required, and provide mentorship to other Design Engineers
  • Provide input to Project Engineering to forecast scope, schedule, and risks for all assigned projects
  • Support Human Factors / User Experience evaluations
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field
  • 14+ years’ experience in Mechanical Design (or a combined equivalent of education and experience)
  • Proficient in 3D CAD environment (Solidworks preferred)
  • Familiarity with flight hardware development and certification preferred