Lead – Avionics Test Automation

Posted on 4/20/2024

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops 3D printed reusable rockets

Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning

Mid, Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or related technical field and 5+ years relevant experience in software development.
  • 1+ Years of experience leading a team of multiple engineers or multiple examples of significant mentorship, coaching, and project management
  • Proficient in Python, or similar object oriented language
  • Familiarity with Linux, the command line, and basic system administration
  • Mentor a team of young engineers, enforce best practices and coding standards, organizing semi-weekly sprints, and working with other software leaders to support department milestones.
  • Gather requirements and user stories from partner teams and stakeholders. Distill feedback into system requirements and refine project roadmaps.
  • Design and develop a test automation framework in Python to support Avionics development, design verification, and production testing.
  • Write automated test software to monitor and control test equipment data acquisition systems, and flight hardware.
  • Write low latency, high throughput command and monitoring software for hardware-in-the-loop (HITL, HIL) testbeds.
  • Troubleshoot test and flight hardware issues in collaboration with partner teams. Help drive root cause investigations and perform data review to identify anomalies.
  • Work with data infrastructure teams to ensure reliable collection of test data including post processing, scaling, and filtering.
  • Develop documentation, sample implementations, and training material for Hardware engineers, technicians, and system engineers writing functional test definitions and executing automated tests.

Relativity Space specializes in developing 3D printed reusable rockets using additive manufacturing to reduce vehicle complexity, cost, and time to market, meeting the increasing demand for space infrastructure. Their patented technologies enable innovative designs and unlock new value propositions in the booming space economy.

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