Senior Software Test Engineer

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2023

Company Overview:

Relativity is the first and only company to automate aerospace manufacturing by integrating intelligent robotics, software, and proprietary metal 3D printing technology. Disrupting 60 years of aerospace, Relativity offers a radically simplified supply chain, building a rocket with 100x fewer parts in less than 60 days. Our long-term goal is to upgrade humanity’s industrial base on Earth and on Mars.


Relativity seeks a highly talented Senior Software Test Engineer to join the Avionics & Software organization. This position will support safety and support critical software analysis, test, and certification on embedded devices. This position will be responsible for implementing defined test cases in software and hardware systems that thoroughly demonstrate software compliance and effectiveness at meeting system and software requirements.

What you’ll do:

  • Implement defined test cases using a variety of hardware and software simulation tools
  • Define and analyze test criteria against a set of expected results and requirements
  • Interface with internal and external partner teams to interpret test results and recommend actions and changes to flight software
  • Stand up software and hardware simulation environments that can cover all required test cases

What you need to know:

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in a relevant engineering discipline (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering)
  • Demonstrated capability of creating and managing software/hardware testing frameworks for embedded systems
  • Experience designing, developing, and testing embedded software.
  • Experience writing and testing C/C++ on embedded systems
  • Experience writing Python for simulation and test execution

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Prior work on a complex vehicle, or hardware/software simulation test platform
  • Experience with regulations such as DO-178C or similar software safety standards such as ISO26262, IEC 62304, or MISRA-C/C++
  • Experience with software-in-the-loop testing, hardware-in-the-loop testing, software failure analysis, and other software tests/analyses
  • Experience with Real-Time Operating Systems on embedded devices

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.

The below-range represents Relativity Space’s current good-faith pay scale for this role. Relativity Space reserves the right to modify or update this range at any time.

Compensation is only one part of our entire total rewards package. To see some of the benefits & perks we offer, please visit here: https://px.sequoia.com/relativityspace
Hiring Range:
$157,000$201,000 USD