Relativity Space
We are building the future of aerospace.
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Avionics Mechanical Battery Engineer

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Employer Provided Salary: 108,000-138,000 Annually
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Company Overview:  

A rocket company at the core, Relativity Space is on a mission to become the next great commercial launch company. Meeting the needs of a growing demand for space infrastructure, our rockets will revolutionize how we connect and communicate on Earth by getting satellites to space. We have developed a vertically integrated technology platform in which we leverage additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and autonomous robotics to 3D print rockets. Our unique approach enables rapid product iteration, allowing us to push the boundaries of what's possible today and unlock the full potential of 3D printing for tomorrow. Join us on this extraordinary journey, as we work together to transform our vision into reality.

Team:  

The Avionics team is responsible for the full lifecycle of all electronics and supporting hardware central to operating Relativity's rockets. The team designs, builds, tests, integrates, and operates the hardware which controls the rocket in flight, downlinks critical telemetry, keeps the public safe, and deploys our customers' payloads to orbit! Our hardware enables Relativity to reliably control our rockets while maintaining the flexibility to rapidly iterate our designs. As a member of this team, you will design innovative hardware solutions capable of surviving harsh launch and space environments. Your designs will support multiple vehicle systems such as sensors, propulsion, computing, actuation, energy management, and communications.

What you’ll do: 

  • Own the design, analysis, and test/validation of battery assemblies within the Terran R avionics system from conception to qualification and production
  • Collaborate with electrical engineering to design robust, high performance printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) through packaging trades and requirements definition
  • Perform preliminary sizing for static and dynamic loads and thermal environments.
  • Utilize 3D modeling and 2D drafting packages to deliver detailed designs with considerations for production and test
  • Validate designs for flight through rapid prototyping, analysis, and test campaigns

What you need to know:  

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a full cycle mechanical design engineering role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical engineering, or related field
  • Professional Experience with multi-cell lithium-ion batteries, their failure modes, and mitigating fault propagation between cells
  • Experience in designing products for launch vehicles, aerospace systems, automotive or other industries requiring high reliability designs
  • Familiarity with methods of battery manufacturing and assembly, e.g. wire bonding
  • Cell and battery Development test and qualification experience such as thermal runaway propagation
  • Experience with 3D CAD software
  • Understanding of electronics packaging design
  • Experience with structural and thermal analysis
  • Demonstrated project ownership and accountability with complex, multi-disciplinary technical projects

Nice to haves but not required:  

  • Experience with finite element analysis methods
  • Applied knowledge of geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Proficient with NX/Teamcenter CAD package
  • Previous work on launch vehicle or spacecraft
  • Experience with battery management systems (BMS)

Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual L&D stipend and more! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




The below-range represents Relativity Space’s current good-faith pay scale for this role.  Relativity Space reserves the right to modify or update this range at any time.
Compensation is only one part of our entire total rewards package. To see some of the benefits & perks we offer, please visit here: https://px.sequoia.com/relativityspace

Hiring Range:

$108,000$138,000 USD

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What are Relativity Space Perks + Benefits

Relativity Space Benefits Overview

We are committed to our team member's health, well-being, and growth!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Quarterly engagement surveys
Flexible work schedule
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
We provide 5 tiers of coverage through Anthem--2 of which are almost completely free for employees.
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Company equity
Relativity Space provides equity to all full time employees, vesting over a 4 year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Fertility benefits
We partner with Carrot Fertility
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Relativity Space offers 20 days of PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
11 holidays--federal, and company wide
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Relativity Space has quarterly off sites reviews, monthly celebration dinners, and regular social events
Free snacks and drinks
A wide variety of snacks are provided
Some meals provided
Weekly lunches for lunch and learn, all hands, and new hire lunches are provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Bi-weekly happy hours/socials
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Mother's room
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Every other week, we host a lunch and learn to get learn about the exciting work other teams are doing!
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Employees receive a $500 learning stipend per calendar year. This stipend provides our employees with the opportunity to develop their professional skills. They may use this stipend to attend seminars, conferences, educational courses, webinars, or receive coaching.

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