Mechanical Engineer

Valley Tech Systems
Company: Valley Tech Systems
Location: Folsom, CA

Salary Range:$132,000 to 257,600 annually


About Valley Tech Systems:

Valley Tech Systems, a Voyager Space company, is an innovative engineering company that is leading the way in controllable solid propulsion and open architecture airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) technologies. VTS’ innovative solutions address technology needs across the U.S. Government and commercial space industry. reentry systems, missile defense, commercial and DoD space launch systems, small launch vehicles, and payloads.

At VTS our mission is to supply the most advanced and innovative solutions to complex problems found in Department of Defense weapon systems. We approach these problems using a “mission-focused”, “customer first” engineering approach. Working at VTS means you will be engaging with industry pioneers at a small company who all work collaboratively to make big things happen.

About the Position:

General Requirements:

  • Valley Tech Systems believes in consistent, positive, cooperative, self-motivated professional behavior—we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.
  • Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job description, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).


Basic Function:

Under supervision, perform engineering and testing assignments with clear and specified objectives and involves conventional types of plans and specifications. Apply sound engineering judgment. Perform as a technical contributor on projects. Interface with engineering peers, senior engineers, and program managers to receive tasks. Work within a team to promptly complete tasks. Communicate effectively to accomplish assignments and support others in accomplishing their assignments.


  • Perform mechanical component design for rocket propulsion systems using CAD models
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Conduct structural and thermal FEA on rocket motor components
  • Prepare engineering drawings
  • Participate in hardware assembly and testing activities
  • Participate in customer meetings and reviews
  • Other related job duties, as assigned



Required: Any general engineering work experience is preferred.

Preferred: Rocket motor design and testing.



Required: Bachelor of Science required in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or other relevant engineering discipline from an accredited university.



  • Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Working knowledge of CAD software
  • Understanding of finite element analysis
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Works well in a team atmosphere
  • Willingness to seek-out and assume increasing responsibilities as workload changes
  • Aptitude for working with mechanical and electrical systems



  • Ability to travel approximately 20% of the time
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship)


Job Type: Full-time


Salary: $132,000 – $257,600 per year



  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


Schedule: Monday to Friday


Work Location: Folsom, CA