Senior Avionics Integration Engineer

| Greater LA Area
Team and Role Overview:
Relativity seeks a highly talented Senior/Lead Avionics Integration Engineer to join a rapidly growing space startup. This position will provide avionics integration support for the development of the Terran 1 launch vehicle. The main responsibility will be to ensure the avionics will integrate together as needed to meet vehicle requirements, source and track sensors/actuators on the vehicle, design harnessing for development and flight needs, and develop any software/hardware needed to check-out the vehicle systems. Additionally, this leadership role will also help recruit and build an integration team for the Terran 1 launch vehicle program.
 
 
The Mission/Outcomes and Objectives:
Our mission is to change the people’s conception of the way rockets are built and flown. As the Senior/lead Avionics Integration engineer, you will have a large impact on ensuring the vehicle meets requirements and operates correctly. Integrating a new launch vehicle such as Terran 1 is a challenging and rewarding endeavor that interfaces multiple disciplines throughout the company.
 
You will lead the integration of avionics hardware throughout vehicle development, testing, and manufacturing for flight. Correctly harnessing avionics together with flight quality designs and manufacturing will set a process up for the design and manufacture of harnessing on the entire vehicle.
Additionally, issues that arise during bring-up of the vehicle will be tracked and fixed with your help. Vehicle sensors and actuators need to be sourced and performance evaluated against requirements. Any necessary hardware/software needed to perform vehicle integration will also be identified and sourced. Additionally, you will be recruiting members of an integration team here at Relativity Space.

Minimum Required Skills and Competencies

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree (BS/MS/PhD) in Electrical, Computer, Software, or Aerospace engineering or related field and 5+ years relevant experience.
  • Hands on experience working in the area of avionics integration for space applications
  • Experience designing harnesses for space applications
  • Experience sourcing and integration flight sensors and actuators for a launch vehicle

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Programming in language such as Python
  • Experience in a startup or agile development environment
  • Cross-team and discipline work integrating hardware, software, and tracking requirements of a launch vehicle

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 are some social events your company does?

Every month, we celebrate our new hires (we even fly in new hires from other offices!) by going out to the Yardhouse for dinner. It's great to share a meal and get to know each other outside of the office!

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
Friends outside of work
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
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
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Relativity Space offers 20 days of PTO
Paid Holidays
11 holidays--federal, and company wide
Paid Sick Days
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
Parking
Assigned spots in the lot specifically for Relativity Employees!
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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