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Thermal Design Engineer

PierSight Space

PierSight Space

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Karnataka, India · India
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

PierSight Space is a young startup building world’s largest constellation of Synthetic Aperture Radar and AIS satellites for most extensive surveillance of oceans. The startup is backed by Institutional investors like Alphawave Global (Investor in SpaceX), Elevation Capital, All in Capital and Techstars (In collaboration with NASA and US Space Force). You will be a part of Earth Observation Satellite Payload Development Team.

Job description

Coordination with spacecraft design team to incorporate spacecraft thermal and structural requirements in payload configuration as well as its structural and thermal design.
Structural and thermal design of Payload subsystems and complete payload.
Development of configuration design of payload to meet its functional requirement.
Formulating test philosophy for testing and qualification of Payload subsystems and complete payload.
Identification of Vendors for fabrication of payload mechanical hardware and coordination with vendors for hardware fabrication and realization.
Payload integration and thermal implementation.
Payload Safety and Transportation.


  • 4-5+ years of experience in thermal related aspects for space / aerospace subsystems
  • Hands on experience of working on simulation tools such as FEM and FDM.
  • Good understanding of process planning.
  • Good understanding of Mechanical Drawings, Manufacturing Process, Heat Treatment and Surface Treatment.
  • Good understanding of Thermal Design and preferably structural design as well (especially Vibration & Shock)

Role: Design Engineer

Industry Type: Space Technology

Department: Deployable Structures and Mechanical Design Group

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Ahmedabad / Bangalore


UG: Any Graduate

PG: Any Postgraduate


Meet the Founders:

Gaurav Seth, with a BTech in Engineering Physics from IIST and a tenure of 8 years at ISRO, has been instrumental in the design and execution of five interplanetary and earth observation missions. His remarkable achievements include the development of India's first airborne foliage penetration synthetic aperture radar, showcasing his innovative contributions to the field of remote sensing technology.

Vinit Bansal, armed with a B.E. (Hons) in Electrical & Instrumentation from BITS, has an extensive background in technology sales with over 8 years at national instruments. His professional journey boasts a track record of securing deals exceeding $25 million in total, with a remarkable Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 30%. Vinit's expertise extends to the prototyping of cutting-edge space and defense technologies, including radars and transponders.


Exposure to real-world projects and hands-on experience in Space technology
Mentorship from experienced engineers in the field
Thriving Growth-Mindset Team
Lots of Fun!

Join PierSight Space and contribute to shaping the future of space exploration. Be part of a team dedicated to pushing technological boundaries and creating impactful solutions that propel us beyond the stars. If you are driven by challenges and possess a passion for pioneering design in aerospace, we invite you to apply and be a crucial part of our mission.

PierSight Space is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.