Avionics Intern - Fall 2023
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.
We are expanding our Avionics team! We are seeking an eager, driven, and ambitious Avionics Intern to join us. This Avionics Intern position will provide outstanding technical engineering in the design, integration, and testing of the Terran 1 and Terran R launch vehicles, as well as supporting development of test and launch facilities and infrastructure for Relativity Space. Together with your team, you will be charged with participating in our mission to create and innovate for the future.
Come join our mission of building humanity in space!
What you’ll do:
The Avionics team is responsible for the development, manufacturing, and delivery all electronics systems on the vehicle: from electrical components and circuit boards, mechanical housings and structure, wire harnessing and integration, to qualification and environmental testing. As an Avionics Intern, you will be owning high-impact projects that directly support the vehicle design, build, test, and operation. The candidate should be proactive and inquisitive to make the best judgments possible in any given situation. They strive to learn the ins-and-outs of existing processes and apply critical thinking skills to improve production capabilities. They apply their technical skills to collaborate on and solve complex interdisciplinary problems.
Past avionics intern projects (just a few examples!)
- Designed and tested flight battery management system electronics
- Investigated and prototyped connector mounting and integration for future flight vehicle architecture
- Supported critical flight qualification testing of electronic assemblies, structure, and harnessing
- Sourced data acquisition equipment and developed a thermal logger used to support environmental testing
What you need to know:
- Obtaining BS or MS degree in aerospace, mechanical, electrical, manufacturing engineering or related field.
- Electrical circuit board design, wire harness design, or mechanical design experience
- Familiarity with the bring-up and integration of the electrical system on vehicles or similarly complex projects
- Familiarity developing electrical and mechanical test fixtures and tools to support integration activities
- Experience with software programming, modeling, or analysis tools
We believe varied perspectives & backgrounds strengthen our team. Prior experience in aerospace is 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.
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
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