Employment Opportunities at Tethers Unlimited, Inc.

Tethers Unlimited is an aerospace R&D firm located in Bothell, WA. We are currently developing a number of advanced technologies for space and defense systems, including deployable structures for small spacecraft, on-orbit manufacturing technologies, in-space propulsion systems, and RF communications and sensing. Tethers Unlimited typically takes on projects that are out-of-the-box and extremely technically challenging, so to work here you must be creative, very hard working, and committed to producing the highest quality work. You also must be able to work efficiently as a part of a fast-paced, interdisciplinary team, and document and communicate your work clearly.

Plastics Engineer
Tethers Unlimited is seeking an experienced plastics engineer to contribute to the development of 3D-printing, recycling, and thermoplastic composite fabrication processes. Useful experience includes:
  • Thermoplastic forming and melt processing
  • Thermoplastic composites fabrication
  • Process engineering
  • Tooling design
  • Mechanism miniaturization
  • Commercial product design
  • Aerospace industry
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks design tools.
  • Machine shop (lathe and mill).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. with 2+ years work experience.
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien for this position.

Mechanical Engineer

Tethers Unlimited is seeking an experienced mechanical engineer to contribute to the development of space and defense hardware, including mechanisms and propulsion systems. Desired experience include:

  • Space mechanism design, prototyping, and testing. Experience with materials, actuators, valves and mechanisms suitable for operation in the space environment.
  • Experience with flight qualification of hardware.
  • Experience with composite materials in space applications.
  • Demonstrated track record of developing space flight hardware.
  • Experience with robotic hardware and control software.
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks design tools.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. with 2+ years work experience.
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien for this position.

Aerospace Engineer

Tethers Unlimited is seeking an aerospace engineer to perform aerospace modeling and analysis for aeromechanical and propulsion systems currently under development. We are seeking a candidate with comprehensive experience using the following computing programs: ANSYS, Solidworks, FoilSim, or other FEA based modeling software. Also required are excellent communication skills, ability to read schematics and mechanical drawings, and to be able to work independently on reports and proposals. 
Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Aero or Mechanical Engineering
  • 2-4 years of experience modeling structures and fluid flows
  • Strong desire to work on a team in a fast paced rapidly changing environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. with 2-4 years work experience.
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien for this position.

Technician - Aerospace Hardware

Tethers Unlimited is seeking to fill openings for aerospace mechanical and electrical technicians. These positions will support projects involving development of mechanisms, structures, avionics, and manufacturing processes for space and military applications.

An Engineering Technician at TUI will operate shop and laboratory equipment; help develop more efficient processes for building flight hardware, and work closely with the shop lead to keep the operations running smoothly. Required is a broad mix of experience with the following equipment: Lathe, Conventional Mill, hand tools, LabVIEW test setups, computerized machinery including 3D Printers (Allen Bradley type PLCs also desired.) Also required are excellent communication skills, ability to read schematics and mechanical drawings, and to be able to work independently.

Desired skills include:

  • AA or BS in engineering discipline preferred
  • 1-2 years experience in a workshop environment
  • Strong desire to work on a team in a fast paced rapidly changing environment
  • Portfolio including mechanical projects to demonstrate hands-on proficiency

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years work experience in a relevant field.
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien for this position

 

TUI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Resumes should be submitted by email in PDF Format ONLY with candidate's name in the filename to jobs@tethers.com

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