Avionics Power Engineer at Relativity Space

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Team and Role Overview:

Relativity is creating the first autonomous rocket factory. Our vision is to build the future of humanity in space – starting with rockets. We have an ambitious mission, and we understand that it takes a team to achieve it. This is why we are growing and looking for team members to join us that feel just as excited and driven to accomplish something that has not been done before, together.

We are expanding our Avionics team! We are seeking an eager, driven, and ambitious Avionics Power Engineer to join us. Relativity seeks a highly talented Avionics Power Engineer to join a rapidly growing space startup. This position will provide outstanding technical engineering in finalizing the design, test and verification and production of key parts of our power system for the Terran-1 Launch Vehicle, as well as test and launch facilities. you will be charged with participating our mission to create and innovate for the future. The successful Avionics Power Engineer candidate will have experience with component selection, schematic capture and layout of printed circuit boards.  The Avionics Power Engineer will have exposure to the full life-cycle of electronics from clean sheet to production.  He/She will also have experience working in a fast paced environment, and be excited about owning key components on the launch vehicle.    

Come join our mission of building humanity in space!

The Mission/Outcomes and Objectives:  

This Avionics Power Engineer position will be responsible owning key components of the power distribution system for the Terran-1 Launch Vehicle Therefore, they will need to finish the development of the Low Voltage Power Distribution Box, as well as the entire development of the High Voltage Power Distribution Box. Then perform bring-up and verification on these components and well as shepherd them through production, and support their integration on the launch vehicle. 

Minimum Required Skills and Competencies:   

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree (BS/MS/PhD) in electrical engineering, or comparable and 2+ years relevant experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability with the development, verification and production of power components  
  • Experience with both schematics and layout for electric circuits 
  • Experience developing test fixtures and tools to support integration activities 

Preferred Skills and Competencies:   

  • Prior work on a launch vehicle or space systems 
  • Knowledge of Altium for schematic capture and layout 
  • Work with high voltage systems, with an understanding of associated safety precautions  
  • Knowledge of scripting and software development to support testing with associated troubleshooting skills 
  • Experience in a startup or agile development environment 
  • Knowledge and intuition of heat transfer with regards to circuit board design 

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R.  § 120.15 is required.

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.

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Location

Relativity is located near LAX in an industrial complex where we take up 4 buildings. We are easily accessible from the 405, near Randy's Donuts!

An Insider's view of Relativity Space

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office is very interesting--from the large and colorful art pieces on the walls to the large (and small) rocket parts all over. We also have screens all over that are casting live streams of our testing and manufacturing floor. You just feel like you are seeing the future of manufacturing unfold right before your eyes.

Nat

Lead Recruiter

What is your vision for the company?

We are creating an entirely re-imagined process to iterate and scale rockets quickly, eventually helping to build the future of humanity in space.

Tim

CEO and Co-Founder

What are some things you learned at the company?

I've never been at a company before that has so valued recruiting and the candidate experience in all stages of the interview process, from initial contact to even past onboarding. Everyone here respects each others' time and takes hiring very seriously. We have a high bar, but that means we've also cultivated a very talented team!

Samantha

Talent Operations Coordinator

What are Relativity Space Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We provide 5 tiers of coverage through Anthem--2 of which are almost completely free for employees.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Relativity Space provides equity to all full time employees, vesting over a 4 year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Relativity Space offers 20 days of PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
11 holidays--federal, and company wide
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Relativity Space has quarterly off sites reviews, monthly celebration dinners, and regular social events
Stocked Kitchen
A wide variety of snacks are provided
Some Meals Provided
Weekly lunches for lunch and learn, all hands, and new hire lunches are provided
Happy Hours
Bi-weekly happy hours/socials
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
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!
Paid industry certifications
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