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Rocket Lab is a vertically integrated provider of small launch services, satellites, and spacecraft components. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. Our team is over 1,300 people strong and weโ€™re adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core โ€“ every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented.


Neutron is a medium lift launch vehicle capable of delivering the mega constellations of tomorrow, high assurance payloads, and human spaceflight. As a highly reusable launch platform, Neutron will deliver a highly cost-effective and reliable launch solution leveraging Rocket Labโ€™s proven execution history with the Electron program.ย 


You will be part of a diverse team of engineers and technicians working on the development of the Archimedes rocket engine for Neutron. Archimedes is a liquid oxygen and methane gas generator cycle rocket engine. We are looking for someone with a structural analysis or thermo-fluids analysis background. You must have 3 years of relevant industry experience and a strong grounding in applying FEA, CFD and heat transfer analysis to real world problems. This role will support development work on the combustion devices, turbomachinery, plumbing and structures of the Archimedes engine.


  • Relevant experience from prior employment (3+ years)
  • Working knowledge of liquid rocket engines including but not limited to thrust chamber assemblies and turbopumps
  • A strong work ethic and capable of performing under pressure
  • Ability to provide and clearly articulate technical direction

Important information:


To conform to US Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US, protected individual as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorization from the US Department of State.

Rocket Lab USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment with Rocket Lab USA is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status

Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab

United States, Long Beach, California

Posted 2 months ago

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