Full-Time

Senior Aerodynamics Engineer

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops 3D printed reusable rockets

AI & Machine Learning
Hardware
Robotics & Automation
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$137k - $174kAnnually

+ Equity + Generous vacation policy + L&D stipend + Other benefits and perks

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Autodesk CFD
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • A graduate degree in engineering or related field and 5+ years relevant experience
  • Industry-leading expertise in compressible flow and CFD, preferably on entry vehicles
  • Experience architecting and executing CFD workflows for external flow
  • Experience solving complex problems on integrated vehicles
  • Proficiency in Python and industry-standard CFD tools like FUN3D, Pointwise, and Star-CCM+, including use of HPC clusters
Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute CFD analyses to solve novel challenges in vehicle entry stability and control
  • Validate CFD approaches and establish CFD best practices for ascent and entry phases of flight
  • Scope and develop aerodynamics databases for ascent and entry including uncertainty quantification
  • Drive the design of major Terran R system elements – like fins, flaps, and primary structure – to meet criteria for control, stability, heating, and pressure
  • Mature Relativity’s tools for developing and communicating aerodynamics data, including custom and commercial code, databases, and data processing tools
  • Guide and mentor responsible hardware engineers to ensure hardware meets aerodynamics and system-level requirements

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

$2.4B

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

49%

Benefits

Health, dental & vision coverage

Wellness stipend

401(k)

Equity

11 company holidays

Generous PTO policy

Monthly lunches, game nights, & offsite events

Parental leave

Annual learning stipend