Ground Fluid Systems Engineer
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ABL Space Systems

201-500 employees

Rockets for small satellite launches
Company Overview
ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, they're building a launch system they are truly proud of – no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches.

Company Stage


Total Funding





El Segundo, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or similar field
  • Has completed an internship with ABL Space Systems
  • Experience utilizing CAD design software (e.g. NX, CATIA, CREO/PRO-E)
  • Experience routing fluid and electrical systems
  • Hands-on experience using fluid components
  • Experience working across engineering groups to define requirements and implement solutions
  • M.S. from an accredited university in engineering or science
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in space, aerospace, or equivalent professional environments with direct hands-on experience developing complex fluid systems
  • Ability to review complex fluid P&IDs
  • Ability to size fluid components based on flow, pressure, and thermal requirements
  • Experience working with high-pressure systems
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and GD&T
  • Experience with Teamcenter or other PLM system
  • Critical thinking: ABL engineers understand the “why” behind all design decisions, operational events and test outcomes
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity: ABL engineers must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective
  • End-to-end ownership
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use a computer to complete assignments
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and able to maneuver in tight spaces
  • Physically able to handle items weighing up to 25lbs (unassisted)
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Design, build and integrate fluid and pneumatic systems to support RS1 ground operations that comply with ABL, Test Site and Range requirements. Work with mechanical and electrical engineers to ensure clean cross functional design
  • Develop test plans for ground fluid systems, and complete ATP/checkouts testing to verify functionality. Inclusive of planning, documentation, and execution of test campaigns
  • Support the development of internal standard manufacturing/integration processes (fabrication, inspection, etc.) that comply with ABL, Test Site and Range requirements and deliver quality ground fluid systems
  • Create and present internal and external technical documentation that clearly conveys design intent, adherence to standards, requirements, and specifications
  • Manage project's schedule, compliance with internal and external requirements, budget, milestones, and track status
  • Interface with technicians to coordinate builds, logistics, support, and requirements