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Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Mechanical Engineer - Avionics, Project Kuiper in Redmond, Washington

Job summaryProject Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.We're looking for an outstanding Senior Mechanical Engineer with a background in design and analysis of secondary structure and PCBA enclosures for satellite systems.The ideal candidate has extensive experience performing secondary structure specific design and analysis such as random vibration analysis and hand calculation sizing based on quasi-static accelerations.This is a hands-on role for a highly collaborative individual that combines superb technical and analytical capabilities to convert analytic trade studies to a qualified physical design, while optimizing for high volume production and meeting cross discipline requirements. The candidate will design, analyze, and test secondary structures while ensuring all requirements are met.Export Control Requirement:Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.Key job responsibilities* Use knowledge and experience in understanding, collaborating and trading complex inputs from multiple other disciplines (Electrical, RF, Optics, Thermal, Dynamics, Mechanisms, Materials, Manufacturing, Assembly, and Test) to guide the team and arrive at a viable technical approach* Generate detailed designs with CAD assemblies/components and drawings as deliverables.* Coordinate with other engineers, manufacturing and assembly to ensure design intent and cost effectiveness of production are achieved* Documentation and presentation of materials for technical design reviews.* Design and support test campaigns, both development and qualification/acceptance, for space hardwareA day in the lifeYou will tackle challenging, novel situations every day and have the opportunity to work with multiple technical teams at Amazon in different locations. You should be comfortable with a high degree of ambiguity and relish the idea of solving problems that haven't been solved at scale before.* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering* 5+ years of experience with CAD.* 5+ years of experience with design and development of hardware at scale (High End Optics and Precision Mechanisms desired)* 7+ years of experience with development, test, deployment of aerospace systems.* Experience with specifying/justifying margins and test sequences, and qualifying space systems.* Experience with GD&T and tolerance analysis.* Experience in DFM and manufacturing process development. Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.* 6+ years of experience in the design, qualification, volume production of PCBA enclosures for spacecraft.* Experience with NX, TeamCenter* Ability to lead interdisciplinary discussions between Hardware, Reliability, and Firmware teams to define and drive scope and clarity of work, and reach optimum system level trade-offs* Experienced with Issue tracking applications (JIRA, TRAC)* Strong time and task management skills with consistent attention to detail* Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or ot