Vehicle Development Engineer

| Greater LA Area
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Company Overview:  

Relativity is the first and only company to automate aerospace manufacturing by integrating intelligent robotics, software, and proprietary metal 3D printing technology. Disrupting 60 years of aerospace, Relativity offers a radically simplified supply chain, building a rocket with 100x fewer parts in less than 60 days. Our long-term goal is to upgrade humanity’s industrial base on Earth and on Mars.  

Team:  

The Vehicle Development team at Relativity Space is responsible for the integrated stages and vehicles throughout the life cycle of the rocket.  On this team you'll work with every function of the company the help design, build, test and fly the world's first 3D printed rocket.  We are experts in doing things for the first time, tackling the tough integrated problems and finding the right balance of planning, rigor and speed to get to a successful flight as fast as possible.

What you’ll do: 

In this role you will be the main conduit between the design team and the manufacturing, operations and launch teams.  You will support the build of the vehicle and quickly resolve integration issues.  You will contribute to planning of stage hot fire tests and launch campaigns with specific responsibilities like coordinating test specific instrumentation, working with design teams to codify operational limits and organize reviews of CONOPS and procedures.  

In addition to the manufacturing and operations focus, you will support or own projects that cross subsystem boundaries such as trade studies, interface coordination, or subsystem requirements development.  You will also take ownership of projects of your own creation to increase our collective efficiency.

What you need to know:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science, engineering, technology, or mathematics field
  • Strong engineering fundamentals in thermodynamics, thermal, structural, fluids analysis and/or electronics
  • Project or work experience in testing or deploying an integrated system
  • Demonstrated drive to push projects through design and into operations
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new disciplines and skills quickly

Nice to haves but not required:  

  • 1+ year of work experience in design, integration or testing complex systems
  • Leadership or coordination experience in a multidisciplinary engineering project
  • Experience scripting or programming in Python or Matlab

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.

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Location

3500 East Burnett Street, Long Beach, CA 90815

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
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Annual learning and development stipend of up to $2,000.
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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