Full-Time

Combustion Devices Engineer II / Senior Combustion Devices Engineer

Posted on 3/22/2024

Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Space launch, spacecraft design, and manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Mid, Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent
  • 2+ years of combustion device design experience
  • Knowledge of heat transfer, fluids and structural mechanics
  • Fundamental understanding of mechanical design principals
  • Master’s degree (nice to have)
  • Proficiency in GD&T (nice to have)
  • Professional experience with NX, Ansys, or similar tools (nice to have)
  • Rocket combustion devices experience (nice to have)
  • Experience with best practices for design, qualification, and production (nice to have)
  • Experience with a scrappy development environment (nice to have)
  • Ability to travel and communicate outside of work hours
  • Must be able to work extended hours and/or weekends as needed
Responsibilities
  • Define requirements, test plan, flight qualification plans for combustion devices
  • Work with turbomachinery, engine systems, manufacturing and testing groups to design and manufacture hardware
  • Design, analyze, and perform trades studies to achieve design goals
  • Work with manufacturing teams to support fabrication, design for manufacturability and resolve issues that may arise during prototype builds
  • Work with the test and launch teams to develop, qualify, fly, and re-fly hardware

Rocket Lab offers end-to-end space solutions, including reliable launch services, spacecraft design and manufacturing, and satellite components such as the Electron small orbital launch vehicle and the Photon satellite platform. Their technologies support various applications such as national security, scientific research, Earth observation, and communications.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.5B

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

46%

2 year growth

113%
INACTIVE