People Operations Specialist

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

People & HR, Operations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Company Overview:

We invented a new approach to design, build, and fly our own rockets, starting with Terran 1 – the world’s first entirely 3D printed rocket and Terran R our reusable next generation 3D printed rocket.

Using our vertically integrated technology platform, leveraging additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and autonomous robotics to deliver superiority over traditional aerospace manufacturing methods, we’re disrupting 60 years of aerospace with our novelty approach to get to space, Mars, and beyond faster, more cost-effective, and more reliable.

We believe in a future where interplanetary life fundamentally expands the possibilities for human experience. Our long-term vision is to upgrade humanity’s industrial base on Earth and on Mars.


We're looking for a People Operations Specialist to join our People Operations team at Relativity Space, reporting to the Manager, People Operations. The People Operations team functions as the primary resource for every day employment needs. The ideal person for this role has experience managing leave of absence, is familiar with HR systems, partners well with internal stakeholders and is detail oriented.

What you’ll do:

  • Manages relationship with our leave of absence third party administrator
  • Processes, administers, and tracks all leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FMLA
  • Effectively interprets FMLA and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities, in partnership with People Business Partners
  • Partners with Total Rewards on benefits implications for leaves
  • Partner with Environmental Health & Safety team on Worker’s Compensation claims
  • Owns and assists with other People Operations projects
  • Assists with new-hire orientations

What you need to know:

  • Extensive knowledge of employee benefits, leave of absence and applicable laws
  • Experience managing worker’s compensation claims
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • 2-4 years experience in HR and/or leave of absence administration
  • BS/BA degree in HR or related field
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and flexible in a fast-paced environment

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Experience with Workday preferred but not required

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:
$79,000$101,000 USD