Full-Time

Recovery Engineer II

Updated on 6/10/2024

Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Space launch, spacecraft design, and manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$75k - $96.3kAnnually

+ Equity

Junior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, naval, marine, electrical, systems or aerospace engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years professional experience in Sub System design in one of the following: Electrical, Mechanical, Fluids or Naval Architeture.
  • Experience successfully leading a team through a challenging technical project or program
Responsibilities
  • Work as a part of a team of engineers through the early stages of developing the Neutron Recovery program
  • Own critical Recovery Sub System designs, analysis and other technical details as needed to support the objectives of the team
  • Serve as technical expert for marine system designs & recovered flight hardware post processing required for Neutron Recovery
  • Develop technical details to for Recovery designs including what hardware to build and how tests are performed in order to maximize the program’s available resources towards meaningful progress on Neutron
  • Collaborate heavily with Rocket Lab Engineering teams to ensure all systems are operational to support Neutron Recovery
  • Support Recovery system fabrication and testing both remotely and onsite as needed at Wallops Island as well as other facilities

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

19%

1 year growth

36%

2 year growth

111%