Mechanical Engineer I at WorldView
Tucson, AZ, US

World View is on the brink of writing history. We're creating unprecedented access to the near-space environment for purposes ranging from life-changing travel experiences to scientific research/education, and everything in between. It takes an incredible team to turn dreams into reality. We're already doing it, but we're always looking for others that share our passion for tackling big ideas and changing the world in the process. We believe in hiring the best, brightest, and most passionate people on earth. We're a small, agile company looking for people ready to contribute to something greater than themselves. We think big. We think different. We're not fond of mediocrity. We're pioneers charting new territory, opening access to near space, and writing history in the process.

World View is looking for a strong mechanical engineering candidate to join the Product Engineering team responsible for designing and implementing cost-effective hardware applicable for World Views stratospheric balloon systems.  The applicant should be ready to learn and grow, and have a strong interest in aviation, space, and/or unpowered flight. This position will include everything from solving complex original problems, to designing next generation ballooning systems, to logistics and testing the parachute systems R&D area. We are specifically looking for the following qualifications:


 Technical Proficiency:

  • Proficiency in Mechanical Engineering fundamentals, as demonstrated by coursework or previous experience
  • SolidWorks/Pro Engineer
  • Ability to work independently in dynamic team environment and meet commitments
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Strong communication skills


  • Perform design, analysis, and hands-on testing of both flight hardware and supporting test fixtures
  • Create machine drawings, work instructions for assembly builds, and design & development books for flight assemblies
  • Develop and implement test plans and procedures required to qualify hardware to mission environments and constraints

Education and Work Experience:

  • Minimum of a B.S. Mechanical Engineering or in a related engineering field, or equivalent
  • 1-2 years combined work and internship experience

Candidates must be US Citizens or US permanent residents

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