Propulsion Development Engineer II
Engine Systems & Test
Posted on 8/10/2023
INACTIVE
Relativity Space

1,001-5,000 employees

Manufactures and launches 3D printed reusable rockets
Company Overview
Relativity Space is a pioneering force in the commercial launch industry, utilizing 3D printing technology to create reusable rockets that meet the increasing demand for space infrastructure. Their successful launch of Terran 1, the world's largest 3D printed object, has proven the viability of their manufacturing approach and paved the way for the development of Terran R, their medium-to-heavy lift reusable rocket. With a culture of continuous iteration and a focus on reducing vehicle complexity and cost, Relativity Space is leading the industry in the application of additive manufacturing to aerospace design and production.
AI & Machine Learning
Hardware
Robotics & Automation
Aerospace
B2B

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$2.4B

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

68%
Locations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • Strong engineering fundamentals in fluid mechanics & thermodynamics
  • Clear evidence of ownership, problem-solving skills, and effective team collaboration from school or work experience
  • Demonstrated drive to deliver on ambitious schedules, even and especially if unconventional & creative solutions are necessary to do so
  • Bachelor's degree in a science, engineering, technology, or mathematics field
  • 2+ years relevant experience, preferably in a complex engineering system development and/or test environment
Responsibilities
  • This role may span several areas of our team depending on your skillset and the team's needs at the time. In the test part of your role, you will serve as a Responsible Engineer for Aeon engine test articles, developing test plans, executing them with our Stennis test team, and troubleshooting technical puzzles along the way. On the systems side, you may support engine system analysis and simulation, trade studies, defining interfaces with other groups, and more. As our vehicle development program progresses, you may have the opportunity to be involved in stage test and flight campaigns. You will also take ownership of projects of your creation to increase our collective efficiency
  • In order to be successful in this role, you should be capable of leading collaborative projects to completion with minimal oversight. You should also be a self-starter who is always looking for ways to improve yourself & learn more about the systems that interface with yours. Along with these high expectations comes the opportunity to have a significant influence on a fast-growing startup company and to make rapid professional gains in an environment that encourages growth and risk
  • This role requires an average of 25% travel to our test & launch sites and may occasionally require shifted schedules or weekend work for critical milestones
Desired Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of fluid components such as valves and instrumentation
  • Working knowledge of engine subsystems such as combustion devices and turbomachinery