Senior RPOD GNC Engineer

As an RPOD GNC Engineer, you'll lead the design of simulation and flight control systems for refuellable in-space transport vehicles and other space systems. You'll drive mission performance, rapidly execute spacecraft deployment, and develop innovative algorithms. Your role will emphasize expertise in rendezvous, proximity operations, and docking.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering or physics discipline.
  • 3+ years of complex control system design experience.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and adaptability.
  • Proficiency in aerospace guidance, navigation, and control systems.
  • Knowledge of orbital mechanics and software development.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or physics.
  • Experience with trajectory design tools.
  • Demonstrated expertise in spacecraft operations, especially in rendezvous, proximity operations, and docking.

 

Think it could be a good fit? Click 'Apply' now!

Flight Software Engineer

Are you ready to take your career to new heights? Do you dream of being at the forefront of space exploration? Look no further! We’re seeking passionate Flight Software Engineers to join our dynamic team at an innovative space transportation startup based in sunny California.

As a Flight Software Engineer, you’ll be instrumental in shaping the future of space travel. You’ll work alongside brilliant minds to develop cutting-edge software solutions that power our spacecraft, ensuring they soar through the cosmos with precision and reliability. From designing flight control algorithms to implementing real-time systems, your expertise will be crucial in enabling humanity’s journey to the stars.

Key Skills

– 3+ years of experience designing complex software that operate in novel time-sensitive and/or embedded environments (autonomous vehicles, drones, spacecraft, etc.)

– Understanding of modeling and simulation, and software development skills, particularly in C/C++/Python

– Experience writing code for real-time operating systems requiring execution at a deterministic rate

Please send your updated resume to – [email protected]

Mechanical design engineer

Are you a mechanical design engineer who has worked on the full lifecycle of cutting-edge tech – Satellites, Drones, Robotics – space vehicles or similar? 

Do you want a position that will immerse you into new space technical challenges, complex mechanisms, break first ethos and best idea wins. A true hub of engineering brilliance exploring innovation and green field builds for new space transportation. 

This company are gaining great momentum and are looking to double it's headcount this year. You will be a pivotal engineer in the development of next generation creations of the entire in space transportation systems.   

You will use your expertise of rapid prototyping to design, build, test and analyse cutting edge hardware, you will be someone who has worked on satellites, space vehicles – rovers or robotic systems with complex mechanisms.

Key skills

Siemens NX or similar CAD packages
ANSYS or similar FEA packages
Python/ MatLab or similar knowledge of basic scripting/ coding

So if you are someone who loves to build complex systems then destroy them to make them better and want to spend your time being a mad mechanic building exciting robotics and other complex mechanisms you wont want to miss out on this one!

Resume to – [email protected] we cant wait to speak with you.

Senior Electrical / Avionics Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer – Spacecraft Avionics
Los Angeles

Working for one of the most exciting New Space start-up companies around you will help Lead the Design, Development, Integration, and Testing of Avionics Hardware & Systems.

You will be assist with the Design and Implementation of high performance, high reliability Avionics and Electrical Systems including Harnessing, batteries and Power Systems, Sensors, Mechanisms, Navigation, Safety Systems, and Flight Computers on demanding timelines.

You will also be on the frontlines of Implementation, collaborating with the team to understand customer requirements and feed those into Vehicle and Architecture Design.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, build, and test avionics systems.
  • Drive rapid execution and iteration efforts that put hardware in orbit quickly
  • Foster technical excellence and ownership within the Avionics engineering team by mentoring new team members and setting a high standard for delivering results
  • Design avionics systems that meet company and mission goals and provide new capabilities for the in-space economy
  • Negotiate requirements by having a deep understanding of the company and mission objectives and providing alternative solutions
  • Implement test plans consistent with the risk posture of the mission and own the outcome of test campaigns
  • Conduct design reviews, test readiness reviews, and flight readiness reviews with a heavy emphasis on technical excellence

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science discipline
  • 3+ years of experience designing complex electrical and/or control systems that operate in harsh environments (autonomous vehicles, drones, spacecraft, etc.)
  • Capable of maintaining flexibility in direction under changing circumstances
  • Track record of delivering novel, excellent technical products
  • Experience managing analysis products and incorporating their feedback into design

If you are interested in this role then please apply today!

Propulsion Engineer

Propulsion Engineer
California – Los Angeles area
Space vehicles and systems
$140,000 – $170,000

A fast paced and exciting start-up based just outside of LA are looking for a Propulsion Engineer to join the team. The propulsion team is one that they will be continuing to hire for this year, so there couldn’t be a better time to join than now! As one of the first Propulsion Engineer’s in the team you will play a key part in developing their propulsion system and helping to make decisions at an executive level.

I am interested in hearing from Propulsion Engineers who have worked in the space sector, with either a strong liquid or electric background.  

Responsibilities
 

  • Hands-on prototyping, troubleshooting, and testing of propulsion hardware, which is primarily electric but with liquid elements.
  • Ensuring that propulsion hardware will survive mission environments through qualifying.
  • Use computational tools and first-principles calculations to design propulsion components and systems.
  • Draft and implement build and test procedures.
  • Contribute to and conduct design reviews, test readiness reviews, and flight readiness reviews.

Qualifications
 

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering or science discipline.
  • Previous experience designing and building electric or liquid propulsion systems for space applications.
  • Comprehensive understanding of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics.

They have great benefits and stock options on offer – if you are interested in discussing the position further, please apply today!