At Relativity Space, we have two audacious goals: to build the next great commercial launch company with Terran R and to become America's leading force in additive manufacturing innovation. Both contribute to our long-term vision of creating humanity’s industrial base on Mars, paving the way for interplanetary life to expand the possibilities of the human experience. This journey begins right here on Earth – where we design, build, and fly rockets to deliver customer payloads to orbit. Terran R, our medium-to-heavy lift reusable rocket, fulfills the growing demand for launch capacity, thanks to our iterative approach that accelerates design, testing, and development while minimizing costs. While our groundbreaking research and development in 3D printing pushes the boundaries of large-scale additive manufacturing.
Your journey with us is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to shape the future of aerospace technology, additive manufacturing, and the human experience alongside a community of passionate, creative individuals. Join us on this extraordinary journey, as we work together to transform our vision into reality.
The Mission Reliability team is responsible for ensuring that Relativity’s rockets are designed, built, and operated with the highest level of engineering rigor. As a part of this team, you will work across every function at the company to execute analysis, drive vehicle architecture decisions, and implement robust technical and programmatic solutions for the Terran R launch vehicle that will be critical for overall mission success.
What you’ll do:
As a Mission Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for working across all engineering disciplines to tackle the most challenging issues that Relativity faces throughout design, build, test, and launch operations.
- Perform independent assessments of subsystem and system designs to develop understanding of vulnerabilities and associated risk
- Drive architectural decision making across engineering functions to improve vehicle reliability
- Identify technical deficiencies across the program and implement solutions to mitigate excess risk incurred during design, build, and test
- Lead root cause investigations of significant anomalies during test/launch operations and drive corrective actions
- Develop processes and tools to assess manufacturing issues, manage technical risk, and evaluate changes to vehicle configuration
What you need to know:
- An undergraduate degree in engineering or related field
- 5+ years of experience with engineering problem solving in design, analysis, or test of systems
- Knowledge of complex aerospace hardware and processes related to manufacturing, integration, testing or launch operations
- Solid interpersonal skills to interact with both internal and external groups to overcome associated constraints
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with proven ability to rapidly resolve interdisciplinary issues
- Self-starter and willing to continuously learn new skills to drive the process and technology throughout hardware development and testing
Nice to haves but not required:
- Experience with Mission Assurance, Reliability Analysis, or Systems Safety
- Direct hands-on experience in the rocket integration and launch operations
- Full product life cycle experience with a new launch vehicle or spacecraft
- Experience with anomaly resolution, corrective actions, and lessons learned databases
- Experience with engineering risk management, engineering configuration, and change management
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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