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Job Description

SPACE SYSTEMS

This is a rare opportunity to play a key role in Rocket Lab’s evolution into an end-to-end space company that delivers launch, spacecraft, and on-orbit operations. The Space Systems Division is shaping Rocket Lab’s future with Photon, our brand of high-performance satellites, enabling innovative missions in low Earth orbit and beyond including missions for NASA to LEO, the Moon, and Mars and commercial customers, including leading the design and manufacture of 17 high-power telecommunication spacecraft buses for Globalstar.

Rocket Lab is also growing our spacecraft components business, anchored on the acquisition of Sinclair Interplanetary manufacturing reaction wheels and star trackers in Toronto, SolAero Technologies manufacturing solar power and primary structure solutions in Albuquerque, Planetary Systems Corporation manufacturing launch separation systems in Silver Spring, and Advanced Solutions, Inc., provider of flight and ground software as a service in Denver. Our components business is key to vertically integrating our spacecraft solutions and enabling constellations for customers.

 

TEST ENGINEERING MANAGER

Based out of Rocket Lab's new site in Silver Spring, MD as part of the Planetary Systems Corporation (PSC) acquisition, the Engineering Manager (Environmental Testing) is responsible for overseeing the environmental test department to support production and development hardware needs. Tests include vibration, thermal vacuum, shock, static loads, and reliability.

PSC is a manufacturer of satellite mechanisms and their products include separation systems, on-orbit devices, and other electro-mechanical deployables.

 

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Oversee environmental test department to support production and development hardware needs. Tests include vibration, thermal vacuum, shock, static loads, and reliability.
  • Mange a team of up to 10 test engineers and technicians
  • Manage test schedules and coordination to ensure on-time completion of all testing
  • Develop and drive implementation of continuous test improvement processes 
  • Collaborate with manufacturing, production and development teams for test needs and improvements
  • Oversee setup and implementation of new test fixtures
  • Assist with determination of internal test requirements
  • Ensure proper maintenance and calibration of all test equipment
  • Collaborate with development engineering team to design new test hardware
  • Occasional travel to other Rocket Lab facilities, suppliers, and trade conferences.

 

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering
  • 2 years experience managing a team of 4 or more people
  • 2 years experience in aerospace environmental testing
  • Familiarity with thermal vacuum, random vibration and static load testing.
  • Familiarity with aerospace test standards such as NASA GEVS and SMC-S-016
  • Basic understanding of electrical circuitry 
  • Capacity to comply with the federally mandated requirements of U.S. export control laws

 

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • 5 years experience in aerospace environmental testing
  • CAD experience (SolidWorks, Solid Edge , NX, etc)
  • Shock, fatigue, sine-burst, acoustic and electromagnetic testing experience
  • Design and implementation of innovative test fixtures for aerospace components and mechanisms
  • Programming familiarity (LabView, Python, C, C#, C , and/or MATLAB, etc.) 
  • Test automation and data acquisition experience
  • Siemens Team Centre / Infor LN experience
  • Strong analytical mindset 
  • Self-motivated 
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated ability to schedule and work on multiple projects concurrently 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other engineers 

 

Additional Position Details:

  • Position Type: Full-time, in-person
  • Location: Silver Spring, MD
  • Compensation: Competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience
  • Benefits: Paid vacation and holidays, medical, life, and disability insurance, 401k plan with company match, flex-time work schedule, new parent leave, and more.
  • Travel: Typically ≤ 3 weeks per year

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