Full-Time

Lead Flight Sciences Engineer

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Inversion Space

Inversion Space

11-50 employees

Develops low-cost re-entry vehicles for space


Senior, Expert

Carson, CA, USA

Requirements
  • A minimum of 10 years cumulative experience in flight science related roles on hypersonic programs.
  • A minimum of a Master's or preferably a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field specializing in aerodynamics, hypersonic propulsion, or flight sciences.
  • Experience in experimental aerodynamics and wind tunnel testing.
  • Strong understanding of hypersonic flight principles, shock wave dynamics, and high-temperature aerodynamics.
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to set priorities, manage resources, and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for collaboration with cross-functional teams and external partners.
  • Proven leadership experience, ideally in managing teams involved in hypersonic aerodynamics or related fields.
Responsibilities
  • Leading flight sciences engineering projects.
  • Conducting experimental aerodynamics and wind tunnel testing.
  • Managing teams involved in hypersonic aerodynamics or related fields.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams and external partners.

Inversion is developing low-cost, high cadence re-entry vehicles for returning cargo and resources from space, with a strong emphasis on re-entry vehicle technology. Their focus is on enabling humanity's growth within low-earth orbit and beyond, aiming to make returning from space as common as launching.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$10M

Headquarters

Torrance, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

108%