Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer
TS/SCI Clearance
Updated on 3/27/2024
Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides reliable space launch services and spacecraft manufacturing
Company Overview
Rocket Lab, a comprehensive space company established in 2006, has a proven track record of mission success, offering reliable launch services, spacecraft components, and on-orbit management solutions. It stands out for its manufacturing of the Electron, the second most frequently launched U.S. rocket, and the Photon spacecraft platform, chosen for NASA missions to the Moon and Mars. With three launch pads at two sites, industry-leading flight software, and a commitment to cost-effective and efficient services, Rocket Lab is a leader in the space industry, making space access more affordable and faster.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.5B

Founded

2006

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

49%

2 year growth

118%
Locations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Research & Development
Space & Rocket Engineering
IT & Security
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (software, computer, electrical, aerospace, mechanical, or other technical engineering discipline
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • 5+ years of engineering experience in the aerospace industry
  • Experience supporting satellite or spacecraft development programs
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain technical budgets for vehicle performance
  • System requirements and verification techniques
  • Simulations and analysis across vehicle functions
  • Test methods and data analysis
  • Lead and own technical development of spacecraft missions
  • Assist with program and product management
  • Develop interface specifications, CONOPS definition, and other design documents