Stratolaunch, founded in 2011 by Paul G. Allen, is developing an air-launch platform to make access to space more convenient, reliable, and routine. We believe that normalizing access to low Earth orbit (LEO) has the potential to redefine our lives by creating more opportunities for commercial, philanthropic and governmental organizations to collect rich and actionable data and drive advancements in science, research, and technology from space.
To achieve these great efforts, Stratolaunch needs a Principal Systems Engineer to lead development of our ground operations.Â This includes implementation of the ground operations for launch integration, conversion of the launch vehicle processing facility, and procedure development.
As a Principal Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for leading all aspects of the ground operations, based in Mojave, CA. You are responsible for launch vehicle facility conversion, procedure development, and technical responsibility for physical launch vehicle integration. This position includes evaluation of a broad range of technical data. Position will provide technical leadership for Stratolaunch. Candidates must have strong operational background, facilities experience, and relevant experience in space systems integration.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required computer skills
Special remarks regarding work environment