Senior Engineer
Turbomachinery
Posted on 3/22/2024
Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides reliable space launch services and spacecraft manufacturing
Company Overview
Rocket Lab, a comprehensive space company established in 2006, has a proven track record of mission success, offering reliable launch services, spacecraft components, and on-orbit management solutions. It stands out for its manufacturing of the Electron, the second most frequently launched U.S. rocket, and the Photon spacecraft platform, chosen for NASA missions to the Moon and Mars. With three launch pads at two sites, industry-leading flight software, and a commitment to cost-effective and efficient services, Rocket Lab is a leader in the space industry, making space access more affordable and faster.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.5B

Founded

2006

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

49%

2 year growth

118%
Locations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Propulsion
Space & Rocket Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or discipline or equivalent
  • 5+ years of turbomachinery design experience
  • Experience with commercial analysis software
  • Fundamental understanding of mechanical design principles
Responsibilities
  • Responsible engineer of significant turbomachinery components/systems
  • Drive design, manufacturing, testing, and flight to meet cost, life, reusability, and reliability milestones
  • Design and analyze rotating and stationary turbomachinery components in the Archimedes turbomachinery
  • Support manufacturing of turbomachinery components
  • Support component level and engine level testing
  • Support flight campaign preparations, flight operations, flight data and hardware review, and reuse campaigns
  • Help define the methodology used across the company for turbomachinery design, analysis, manufacturing, and test
  • Travel on an occasional basis to engineering offices, test sites, and launch sites to support development of turbomachinery
  • Serve as launch site engineering team liaison on an occasional basis for rapid on-site support