Head of Hardware Engineering
Posted on 5/11/2023
Inversion Space
Carson, CA, USA
Experience Level
Hardware Engineering
  • Lead, grow and inspire all of hardware engineering, tasked with building spaceflight hardware
  • Create and execute the hardware development roadmap, aligning hardware milestones and development with company-wide plans, goals and strategies
  • Create and lead initial design and analyses of all space capsule hardware from component design through integration and testing
  • Manage multiple complex hardware programs from concept through design to production readiness
  • Act as technical mentor and day-to-day supervisor for engineering
  • Bachelors' degree from an accredited university in a relevant field
  • 8+ years' experience with the full design, build, test cycle for space flight hardware
  • 4+ years' of leading an engineering team
  • Masters' degree from an accredited university in a relevant field
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, and launch complex hardware products
  • Ability to manage a team of subject matter experts and set technical direction
  • Proven success in designing or testing game-changing products in the aerospace industry
  • Position may require extended work hours and weekend work
  • Position may require standing, bending, and working directly with hardware on the floor for extended periods of time