A thriving economy in space is needed to make life on earth more vibrant, sustainable, and equitable. STOKE was founded to build the systems that enable that outcome through a seamlessly connected earth and space.


The avionics mechanical engineer will be responsible for developing the mechanical systems that protect delicate avionics electronics from the harsh environments they will experience both on earth and in space. Your role will encompass the design of electronics enclosures and their interface to the vehicle. You will work directly with manufacturers to fabricate your designs and you will rigorously test your designs to ensure they meet thermal and vibration standards.


  • Working directly with electrical engineers to gather requirements and package electronic designs
  • Think at a systems level ensuring your designs simplify harnessing and vehicle integration challenges
  • Generate 3D models, assemblies, an detailed manufacturing drawings using NX CAD software
  • Maintain parts libraries
  • Interface with manufacturers and move your work through the manufacturing process
  • Work with engineers to design test fixtures such as vibration test plates
  • Conduct thermal and mechanical analysis and design your enclosures accordingly


  • B.S. degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent on the job experience
  • 3+ years of experience in structural, thermal, and related analysis
  • 3+ years using NX CAD software
  • Experience developing acceptance and qualification test plans utilizing for environmental test including: thermal chambers, shock/vibration tables, etc.
  • Familiar with mechanical analysis software such as ANSYS or similar
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to follow


  • Benefits
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Powder days
  • Flexible scheduling
  • First row seats to rocket launches
  • Unlimited use of rocket emoji

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.