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.

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.

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. Desired skills include:

  • Machine shop experience.
  • Electronics assembly, integration, and testing.
  • ESD and Soldering certification.
  • QA/QC processing and documentation.

Minimum Qualifications:

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








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