Sr Electrical Engineer

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

Other Engineering
John C. Stennis Space Center, MS, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

Company Overview:

A rocket company at the core, Relativity Space is on a mission to become the next great commercial launch company. Meeting the needs of a growing demand for space infrastructure, our rockets will revolutionize how we connect and communicate on Earth by getting satellites to space. We have developed a vertically integrated technology platform in which we leverage additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and autonomous robotics to 3D print rockets. Our unique approach enables rapid product iteration, allowing us to push the boundaries of what's possible today and unlock the full potential of 3D printing for tomorrow. Join us on this extraordinary journey, as we work together to transform our vision into reality.


We are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing infrastructure team at our testing site located at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. You bring curiosity for our unique technology and our production processes and are eager to develop next generation test sites.

This position is part of our Launch, Infrastructure, and Facilities organization, which oversee new construction projects and facility operations and maintenance. Our facilities are a key part to Relativity’s success in creating the first autonomous rocket factory and delivering industry-leading launch services to our customers. Unique to this location, you will have the opportunity to build out the next generation of test stands and witness rocket engines firing up close and personal! This team is critical to the launch success of Terran 1, continued development of Terran R, among many other firsts! Check out this video to learn more about the Stennis test team.

What you’ll do:

As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you connect various internal technical teams to define electrical requirements and to develop solutions on a wide variety of projects. You will also act as our owner’s representative to outside facing consultants, contractors, and government agencies.

You will be responsible for managing electrical utility construction activities for test stand facilities and will be responsible for the development of conceptual drawings/designs, request for proposals, competitive bidding, bid evaluations, sub-contractor selections, and sub-contractor management for our Stennis Space Center sites and supporting facilities across Relativity’s real estate portfolio.

You will be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the existing electrical distribution system. This includes developing maintenance and testing procedures for all AC power distribution equipment.

  • Complete design of Terran R test complex electrical distribution system
  • Manage day to day construction activities with project manager for Terran R test complex
  • Support any AC power requests for the Stennis Space Center facilities
  • Troubleshoot AC power issues on test stands

What you need to know:

Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and minimum 7+ years of experience in the construction industry working with electrical systems with a mix of analysis/design, hands-on field experience, project management, and project execution.

  • Experience with electrical distribution design, hazard classification, load balancing, single-line diagrams, design documentation, construction drawings, construction bid solicitation, contractor selection, construction management, field superintendent, permitting, and QA/QC
  • Experience with troubleshooting electrical issues
  • Experience with commissioning, operating, and maintenance of low voltage power systems
  • Working knowledge of NFPA 70 and NFPA 70E
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to design and understand precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and modeling applications
  • Recognize and act on opportunities; maintain flexibility to adjust as requirements shift or constraints change

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Design and operation of spacecraft and launch vehicle test stand infrastructure
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Experience scaling/building teams
  • Professional Engineering License (PE)
  • Experience using Altium and designing and testing printed circuit boards
  • Experience using AutoCAD Electrical
  • Integration of communication interfaces such as Ethernet, RS422, RS232, RS485, Modbus, CANbus, etc.
  • Programming experience in C/C++, Python, Java or similar languages

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:
$127,000$163,000 USD