ALL.SPACE is hiring a

Mechanical Design Engineer - ID: 1035

Reading, United Kingdom

Who are we?

We hire those that seek to innovate across people, process and technology. Join our global workforce, visualise the future and strive for success. Our engineering campus and corporate offices in the UK and US are optimal environments for ideas and innovation to flourish.

ALL.SPACE, formerly Isotropic Systems, has developed the 5th generation smart terminal, capable of linking with all satellites, all networks, in all orbits, all at once. Our ground-breaking software-defined service enablement platform integrates intelligent routing, edge computing and on-demand services to deliver unprecedented network resilience and application performance. Whether you're on land, sea or air, we ensure that you stay connected.

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The Role

Reporting to the Director of Mechanical Engineering and working closely with peers within the Mechanical Engineering team and across other engineering disciplines, the successful candidate will have a passion for all areas of mechanical design and will have the ability to comprehend new technology and see through technical difficulties.

You will have the opportunity to make a key contribution at an exciting time in the development of our products, applying your creative flair to solve a wide variety of challenges.

For the right candidate, with the right talent and motivation, we are offering this role a once in lifetime opportunity for wealth creation through a fantastic stock option package combined with many opportunities for career progression. This is an environment where great ideas are never passed over, where innovation comes from every corner of the building and where you will get to make your mark in your career.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Finite Element Analysis of components and assemblies under harsh operating conditions such as shock, vibration and thermal
  • Creation of new designs, taking them from concept to production, covering aspects of our core product range, prototypes, technology demonstrators and testing solutions
  • Work to ensure the design will deliver the correct level of functionality & performance, is manufacturable and meets cost targets
  • Rigorous design verification using calculation, analysis and test
  • Creation of drawings, specifications & reports
  • Build and test of prototypes and technology demonstrators
  • Support other areas of product development as necessary, ability to act as a mechanical advisor to other disciplines within the organisation
  • Off-site visits eg. to manufacturing or test facilities on an “as-needs” basis
  • Keep in touch with emerging technologies, materials, technical obsolescence, changes in design practices and tools


Essential Skills and/or Experience Needed:

  • FEA experience – thermal and structural. Experience in the use of Ansys or similar tools is required
  • 3+ years of experience in the field of satellite communication terminals, or equivalent technically demanding products / electronics packaging
  • Strong proficiency in SolidWorks (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of designing equipment for use in harsh environments
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related Engineering discipline
  • Strong drive to close issues & to achieve the best combined solution
  • Hands-on approach – experience of prototype build, test & qualification
  • Excellent communication skills, team player, ability to present own and others work at design and program reviews
  • Experience of PDM and PLM tools and processes
  • Organisational skills to deliver multiple projects to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of materials and manufacturing processes

Not essential but highly desirable skills:

  • Direct experience of working with Phased array, Flat Panel or Electronically Scanned Antennas
  • Knowledge of systems engineering processes


  • Generous stock options
  • Annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Public holidays
  • Travel to work schemes
  • Fruit, snacks & drinks
  • Discounts platform
  • Well-being centre

ALL.SPACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying disability, or any other basis covered by applicable laws. We base all hiring decisions on candidate qualifications and business needs.

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