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Ground Systems Engineer II, Instrumentation & Control

Company: Rocket Lab
Location: Wallops Island
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

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 we're adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented. Ground Systems Engineer II - Instrumentation and Control Based out of Rocket Lab's Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) in Wallops, VA, the Ground Systems Engineer II, Instrumentation and Control is responsible for the automation, testing and commissioning of fluid and gas systems at all Rocket Lab launch and engine test facilities. You will support the Director of Test and Launch Operations and Ground Systems team, supporting the Electron program, Neutron development and test at Wallops Island. WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO:

  • Design control systems for launch vehicle transporters, erectors, and launchers, propulsion test stands
  • Support certification of launch pad systems including producing documentation operator manuals, maintenance procedures, test procedures, and work instructions
  • Support technicians remotely or in person during installation, commissioning, testing, and troubleshooting activities
  • Post-flight and post-test data analysis YOU'LL BRING THESE QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
    • 3+ years' industry experience
    • Hands-on experience with data acquisition, control, and automation systems
    • Experience with object Oriented PLC programming THESE QUALIFICATIONS WOULD BE NICE TO HAVE:
      • 5+ years of experience
      • Experience implementing functional safety (IEC 61508 & IEC 61511)
        • Experience with NI LabVIEW an asset
        • Development with tools including: C/C , Python, TeamCity, EPlan, Bekhoff PLC Programming, NI cRio controller programming, Perforce Version Control System, Gitlab/Git Version Control System
        • Experience with launch pad systems
        • Experience with design of electrical systems for explosive atmosphere environments (AS/NZS/IEC 60079 or equivalent) Important information: FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN US OFFICES ONLY: 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


Keywords: Rocket Lab, Hampton , Ground Systems Engineer II, Instrumentation & Control, Other , Wallops Island, Virginia

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