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Head of Ground Structures Engineering

Updated on 7/9/2024

ABL Space Systems

ABL Space Systems

201-500 employees

Builds rockets for small satellite launches


Compensation Overview

$160k - $190kAnnually

Senior, Expert

El Segundo, CA, USA

Materials & Structures
Aerospace Engineering
Required Skills
  • BS or advanced degree in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, or a similar degree
  • Experience in structural design, detailed analysis, build, and integration of large, welded structures compliant to AWS D1.1 or equivalent
  • Strong working knowledge of mechanical system design
  • Experience with technical writing and communication
  • 5+ years of professional engineering experience
  • 2+ years of experience leading engineering teams
  • Architect and complete detailed design of complex ground structures and mechanisms
  • Run a team that delivers complete, robust ground structural assemblies
  • Coordinate and prioritize several concurrent programs
  • Provide technical mentorship and subject matter expertise
  • Develop processes, systems, and training to improve team and company efficiency
  • Interface with the production team and other partner teams

ABL Space Systems specializes in building rockets for launching small satellites, featuring technologies like additively manufactured 13,000lbf engines entirely produced in-house, and the innovative GS0 ground system designed for global deployment. This capability showcases its leadership in modular and mobile launch solutions, making it an attractive workplace for professionals passionate about aerospace innovation and operational efficiency. The emphasis on in-house production and cutting-edge technology facilitates a dynamic work environment conducive to rapid learning and significant contributions to the field of aerospace.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



El Segundo, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth