Sr RF & Telemetry Engineer

Posted on 5/7/2024

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops 3D printed reusable rockets

AI & Machine Learning
Robotics & Automation


Long Beach, CA, USA

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in RF and telemetry system engineering
  • Experience with antenna design and modeling tools such as Ansys HFSS
  • Experience developing link budgets
  • Experience with the design and selection of RF passive components such as couplers and filters
  • Experience with the design and integration of RF systems consisting of radio transmitters and receivers, LNAs, PAs, couplers, filters, etc.
  • Experience with RF test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, SDRs, and data recorders
  • Drive the development of the flight and ground RF & Telemetry system for launch vehicles
  • Create link budgets for various vehicle RF systems
  • Model antenna radiation patterns and simulate vehicle-level antenna performance
  • Develop the architecture for vehicle ground and vehicle RF systems, including S and L band systems
  • Select COTS parts or design custom components such as antennas, RF passives, PAs and LNAs, transmitters/receivers, and GSE
  • Participate in the hardware and software integration and test of flight and ground telemetry hardware and software
  • Support regulatory and licensing activities with government and regulatory bodies such as the FCC, ITU, and USSF
  • Assist in building and mentoring a team of multidisciplinary telemetry engineers including RF engineers, communication software engineers, and ground station engineers

Relativity Space offers an engaging workplace that focuses on cutting-edge additive manufacturing techniques for building reusable rockets, positioning itself at the forefront of the space technology industry. The company's commitment to reducing complexity and costs in rocket launches aligns with the burgeoning demands of the space infrastructure market, making it an ideal environment for professionals passionate about innovation and growth in aerospace engineering.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



Long Beach, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Health, dental & vision coverage

Wellness stipend



11 company holidays

Generous PTO policy

Monthly lunches, game nights, & offsite events

Parental leave

Annual learning stipend