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Senior GNC Engineer II

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Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Space launch, spacecraft design, and manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$140k - $230kAnnually

+ Employee Stock Purchase Program + Onsite Gym + Childcare Concierge

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Category
Avionics
Space & Rocket Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of industry experience in aerospace engineering or other technical discipline
  • 3+ years of direct GNC/ADCS experience
  • 3+ years of industry experience developing/operating spacecraft/satellites
  • 3+ years of experience with C++ or similar object-oriented programming language
Responsibilities
  • GNC design, modeling, and analysis for a wide variety of spacecraft and space missions
  • Design of flight software, algorithms, and simulation product
  • Development of spacecraft autonomy tools for constellation management
  • GNC component selection and GNC subsystem design
  • Test process development and execution
  • Define fault detection and response
  • Hardware-in-the-loop and monte carlo simulation
  • Integration of flight and simulation software with modern analysis, test, and operations tools
  • Support internal and external design reviews

Rocket Lab offers end-to-end space solutions, including reliable launch services, spacecraft design and manufacturing, and satellite components such as the Electron small orbital launch vehicle and the Photon satellite platform. Their technologies support various applications such as national security, scientific research, Earth observation, and communications.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.5B

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

34%

2 year growth

96%