Propulsion Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Location: California, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: On-site
Salary: USD170000

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.  


  • 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.

  • 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!

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