Integration & Test Engineer
Falcon Heavy
Posted on 1/16/2023
INACTIVE
SpaceX

10,001+ employees

Manufactures advanced rockets and spacecrafts for space transportation
Company Overview
SpaceX, under the leadership of Elon Musk, has consistently demonstrated its technical prowess and industry leadership by achieving milestones previously accomplished only by governments, such as returning a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit and attaching a spacecraft to the International Space Station. The company's culture is driven by a clear and ambitious goal to make life multiplanetary, fostering an environment of high performance and continuous learning. With its advanced rocket and spacecraft designs, SpaceX has a competitive edge in the space transportation industry, providing regular cargo resupply missions for NASA and working towards the future of space exploration.
Aerospace
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$9.2B

Founded

2002

Headquarters

Hawthorne, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

24%

2 year growth

32%
Locations
West Athens, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
MATLAB
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
CategoriesNew
QA & Testing
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or STEM discipline
  • 1+ years of engineering experience in manufacturing, design, test, or development (internship and project team experience is applicable)
  • Experience with the building and testing of fluid and/or electrical systems
  • Experience with the build and test of pneumatic, hydraulic, and structural assemblies
  • Experience with test equipment (pumps, valves, heaters, instrumentation, data acquisition, and automation)
  • Experience with scientific computer science languages (Python, MATLAB, or similar)
  • Experience with fluid and electrical system simulation and automation testing
  • Experience data reduction and post-processing tools
  • Mechanical component and/or tooling design and analysis (3D computer-aided design)
  • Knowledge of metallic manufacturing techniques, processes, and equipment related to machining, welding, drilling, and automation
  • Experience working with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing) and familiarity with complex tolerance stack-ups
  • Experience with process development from R&D to high-volume manufacturing
  • Experience writing work instructions and procedures for critical aerospace parts
  • Experience in a production environment within the aerospace industry
  • Willing to work extended hours and/or weekends as needed
  • Will sometimes be working directly with the hardware on the floor and will have to be comfortable stooping, bending, and standing
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here
Responsibilities
  • Oversee the build and test process for the pneumatic, hydraulic and structural subassemblies of the Falcon launch vehicle, focusing on the Falcon Heavy separation system
  • Assist design engineers in guiding new designs from concepts to qualified, production-capable spaceflight mechanisms
  • Work with design engineers to evaluate designs for manufacturability and test requirements, then implement in a rapidly-evolving production environment
  • Develop, qualify, and refine manufacturing & test processes to bring products from prototype to high-volume production
  • Define and create first-of-their-kind standards and practices within industry, driving SpaceX to the forefront of aerospace hardware manufacturability
  • Interface with other engineers, subject matter experts, and technicians to solve large-scale production challenges
  • Ideate and implement tooling and test solutions, enabling high quality build of SpaceX hardware
  • Quickly resolve non-conformances and work with the Quality team to implement root cause corrective actions
  • Identify, plan, and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to the meet volume production demand
  • Mentor other team members on high-level engineering tasks, promoting the team culture and technical excellence across resources