Team and Role Overview
Relativity is creating the first autonomous rocket factory. Our
vision is to build the future of humanity in space - starting with
rockets. We have an ambitious mission, and we understand that it
takes a team to achieve it. This is why we are growing and looking
for team members to join us that feel just as excited and driven to
accomplish something that has not been done before, together.
We are seeking a highly talented GNC Engineer to join a rapidly
growing space startup. This position will provide outstanding
technical contribution to the development of the Terran 1 vehicle
guidance, navigation and control. A high degree of autonomy and
leadership is required.
The Mission/Outcomes and Objectives
To support our mission of changing people's conception of the
way rockets are built and flown, you will develop guidance,
navigation, and control solutions for the Terran 1 launch vehicle.
You will work closely with a multidisciplinary vehicle engineering
team to develop control and guidance solutions, assess the impact
of designs on vehicle controllability and performance, work with
the flight software team to implement control algorithms and
navigation solutions into Terran 1, and make recommendations for
changing vehicle configuration to meet controllability and
performance goals. Additionally, you will support ground and flight
In order to be successful in this role, you should be someone
who thrives in ambiguity and is able to lead their own projects
into completion. Ideally, you are someone who has come from a fast
paced, aerospace environment, having completed difficult projects
while collaborating effectively with other key groups.
Minimum Required Skills and Competencies
- An undergraduate or graduate degree (BS/MS/PhD) in
- 3+ years of experience working on GNC solutions in
- Specialization in flight controls, navigation, or guidance for
launch vehicles or satellites
- Ability to work in a fast paced and intense startup
- Ability to complete projects with ownership of end-to-end
solutions with a high degree of independence.
Preferred Skills and Competencies
- Prior work in a technical leadership role for a launch vehicle
or satellite development effort
- Experience developing flight code
- Prior work in a startup or agile development environment
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements,
therefore a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. 120.15 is
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.