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Principal Mechanical Engineer
Mechanisms
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
CAD
R
Python
MATLAB
Communications
Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in a full cycle design engineering role, including CAD, analysis, build and test
  • Fundamental knowledge of kinematic synthesis, pneumatic/hydraulic actuation, mechatronics and instrumentation
  • Fundamental knowledge of structures strength, stability and fatigue failure modes
  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, and surface treatments
  • Strong track record of technical problem solving and hands on hardware build experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to lead discussions on complex technical topics
Responsibilities
  • Design and test the Terran R stage separation or fairing deployment system
  • Innovative conceptualization of the Terran R landing gear or aero surfaces actuation
  • Definition of design criteria and subsystems requirements
  • Review of static and dynamic load inputs, material properties & manufacturing process
  • Conduct trade studies on different mechanism design concepts and present to leadership
Desired Qualifications
  • 12+ years of aerospace experience or an advanced engineering degree
  • Experience with launch vehicle mechanisms and multi-body dynamics analysis
  • Experience in a demanding fast pace development environment
  • Proficiency with design engineering tools such as NX, TeamCenter, Ansys or Femap, as well as engineering scripting language such as Python or MATLAB
  • Hands-on experience with fabrication/prototyping such as machining, 3D printing, welding, woodworking
Relativity Space
Aviation & aerospace component manufacturer
Company Overview
Relativity Space is an aerospace company that designs, develops, and builds 3D printed rockets.
Benefits
  • Health, dental & vision coverage
  • Wellness stipend
  • 401(k)
  • Equity
  • 11 company holidays
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Monthly lunches, game nights, & offsite events
  • Parental leave
  • Annual learning stipend