Technical Project Manager

| Greater LA Area
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Team and Role Overview

Our multi-disciplined engineering teams at Relativity are growing rapidly toward first flight and beyond. In order to execute on the advantages of additive manufacturing, we need strong technical leaders and project managers. The Propulsion Technical Project manager will be key to ensuring the Propulsion team is aligned, responsive, and is operating to the high standards needed to achieve Relativity’s ambitious goals.

The Mission/Outcomes and Objectives:

You will provide technical and programmatic support and leadership toward the development of propulsion systems, and will be an integral and strategic advisor to the Propulsion leadership team. You will report to the Director of Propulsion and will work cross-functionally with our engineering teams to help identify and meet our tactical and strategic milestones, develop project schedules, assess and mitigate risks, and clearly communicate progress. The scope of the role is large but will frequently involve deep technical dives.

Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate is curious, driven, analytical, enjoys relentless ownership, and has a bias toward action. You have the ability to build strong relationships and the ability to influence outcomes. You will have to deeply understand complicated problems and communicate them to multidisciplinary teams, as well as the executive team, so clear thinking and strong communication skills are important. Experience in a fast paced aerospace environment where you have completed difficult projects while collaborating effectively with other key groups is highly desired.

Minimum Skills and Competencies:  

In order to be successful in this role, you should have the following:

  • 3+ years of experience in a technical/engineering heavy role, or a technical project leadership role
  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering or related field
  • Strong fluid, thermal, and structural fundamentals
  • Mentorship experience

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams in a leadership capacity
  • Experience with liquid pump-fed engine development and testing
  • Management experience including recruiting, hiring, and performance management
  • Strong drive to deliver on ambitious schedules
  • Clear evidence of ownership from work experience

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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