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Add ‘landed on the moon’ to your resume today! we’re actively expanding our team as we work towards our 2022 lunar mission. Do you have what it takes to join the Masten team?

Full Time Positions

Lead & Non-lead Thermal Engineer

Masten Space Systems is a Mojave, California based aerospace R&D company that is working to create reliable and reusable rocket vehicles and components. If you’re interested in working with Masten please submit your resume.

Include with the application a copy of your resume with a cover letter first, your resume second, and a portfolio at the end if you have one. All of these documents should be combined into one pdf document of less than 10MB and have a filename in the format of Lastname_Firstname.pdf. Only applications in this format will be reviewed. Your portfolio should show projects you have worked on in a hands-on capacity. School projects, prior work projects, or even home projects are acceptable. Include pictures and descriptions of what your part in the project was if it was a team project.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Working across Masten’s programs, with a focus on the XL-1 lunar lander for the 2022 south pole mission. Other projects will include rocket engine R&D and plume effects research
  • Performing design and analysis of the XL-1 spacecraft thermal systems
  • Detailed analysis of customer payload thermal environments
  • Providing mentorship and guidance to less experienced technical team members
  • Lead the thermal team – manage thermal priorities and tasks across the team
  • Coordinate with other spacecraft subsystems and customers regarding thermal design
  • Must be able to adapt and thrive in a dynamic and highly technical environment
  • Will have a large impact on many programs, especially the lunar mission

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with Thermal Desktop
  • Understanding of spacecraft thermal environments, especially radiation
  • Experience modeling thermal effects to determine shielding requirements on spacecraft from RCS thrusters and rocket plumes
  • Experience designing spacecraft active and passive cooling systems including radiators and MLI
  • An understanding of thermal environments on the lunar surface
  • Understands what is needed for high quality spaceflight systems – and also what is not needed
  • Experience with the complete lifecycle of spacecraft development: design, build, test, and fly
  • Experience with startups or new space companies

Professional Requirements:

  • Several years experience in spacecraft thermal engineering
  • Experience on thermal test correlations and optimization
  • Innovative and open to helping create a Cislunar economy – passionate about space
  • All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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Flight Software/Platforms Engineer

Masten Space Systems is a Mojave, California based aerospace R&D company that is working to create reliable and reusable rocket vehicles and components. If you’re interested in working with Masten please submit your resume.

Include with the application a copy of your resume with a cover letter first, your resume second, and a portfolio at the end if you have one. All of these documents should be combined into one pdf document of less than 10MB and have a filename in the format of Lastname_Firstname.pdf. Only applications in this format will be reviewed. Your portfolio should show projects you have worked on in a hands-on capacity. School projects, prior work projects, or even home projects are acceptable. Include pictures and descriptions of what your part in the project was if it was a team project.

Masten is looking for software engineers and programmers for flight software and mission operations software. We are looking to hire individuals who have not just maintained/made incremental improvements to an existing large codebase/product, but rather are comfortable writing a 10-20,000 line of code application in under a year, and hopping between multiple projects. Ideally, someone with substantial open-source work (personal projects, Linux Kernel contributions, etc.) Our Engineers would love to see your Github account! Candidates with experience in the High-frequency Trading (HFT), Finance/FinTech, Gaming/VR, Scientific Computing, & NewSpace industries are encouraged to apply!

Key responsibilities:

  • Architecting a robust, highly resilient and fault-tolerant distributed avionics system
  • Developing FDIR (Fault Detection, Isolation & Recovery) algorithms
  • Selecting third-party/open-source software frameworks (RTOS, middleware, bootloaders, C/C++ runtimes) based on system-level and schedule requirements
  • Selection of peripheral devices and interfaces for processing platforms
  • Development of drivers and board-support packages (BSP)
  • Participating in informal and formal system design reviews and fault tolerance analysis/FMECA
  • Supporting flight operations

Required skills:

  • Thorough understanding of C and C++ (C++98 or greater)
  • Understanding of build tools and infrastructure (compilers, linkers, debuggers, C/C++ runtime libraries, CI tools)
  • Detailed knowledge of software design from first principles on x86, ARM & PowerPC architectures (bootloaders, startup code, C/C++ runtime implementation)
  • Development of hard-real time software in POSIX environments
  • Basic understanding of operating system kernel configuration fundamentals for real-time system behavior
  • Detailed understanding of common software design paradigms (message-passing, event-driven, RAII, et. al.)
  • Understanding of considerations when developing fault-tolerant software components such as error-tolerant file systems, communications agents, memory-scrubbing/EDAC

Additional useful skills:

  • Experience with Modern C++ (C++11/14 or greater) or emerging systems languages like Rust
  • Understanding of basic EE hardware design concepts
  • Board design/bring-up experience
  • Knowledge of analog/mixed-signal systems design
  • Experience in controls/GNC (implementing state estimation, sensor fusion & similar algorithms)
  • Working knowledge of communications security (commsec) and information assurance concepts
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX, Linux kernel (scheduler, driver stack), microcontrollers (Cortex R/M)
  • Some experience with PCB design and/or board bring-up from an embedded standpoint
  • Bootloader development experience
  • Comms protocol understanding (CAN, SPI, I2C, UART, LIN, Ethernet, IEEE1588 PTP)
  • Understanding of performance/determinism trade offs when writing hard-real-time software

 

Professional Requirements:

All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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Hypergolic Propulsion Engineer

Masten Space Systems is a Mojave, California based aerospace R&D company that is working to create reliable and reusable rocket vehicles and components. If you’re interested in working with Masten please submit your resume.

Include with the application a copy of your resume with a cover letter first, your resume second, and a portfolio at the end if you have one. All of these documents should be combined into one pdf document of less than 10MB and have a filename in the format of Lastname_Firstname.pdf. Only applications in this format will be reviewed. Your portfolio should show projects you have worked on in a hands-on capacity. School projects, prior work projects, or even home projects are acceptable. Include pictures and descriptions of what your part in the project was if it was a team project.

We are looking for someone who has experience with designing/building a spacecraft hypergolic propulsion system, preferably bi-porop. Ideally, we would like to find someone who has significant experience and can help guide the propulsion team through the nuances of range safety and spacecraft pitfalls.

The scope of the position includes:

  • Providing engineering expertise in the area of design, development, and test of spacecraft hypergolic propulsion systems
  • Working on the XL-1 lunar lander for the 2022 south pole mission. Other projects may include technology development and testing programs in support of the lunar mission
  • Providing mentorship and guidance to less experienced technical team member

Duties & Responsibilities covering one or multiple areas:

  • Fluid Systems
  • Development of fluid component specifications and sourcing of hardware for bi-propelant hypergolic propulsion systems
  • Pressurization & propellant system design
  • Fluid schematics and CAD
  • Fabrication drawings and procedures
  • Component testing procedures
  • Propellant slosh/bladder modeling
  • Priming and water hammer analysis
  • Ground Support Equipment
  • Lander flatsat fluid system design
  • Ground support equipment for lander
  • Responsible for the procurement and fabrication of test stand equipment
  • Develop fabrication procedures and instructions
  • Provide technical guidance to fabricators and other technicians

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Innovative and open to helping create a Cislunar economy – passionate about space
  • Experience with bi-propellant hypergolic propulsion systems for spacecraft

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Understands what is needed for high-quality spaceflight systems – and also what is not needed
  • Experience with range safety
  • Hypergolic engine in space engine design experience
  • Hypergolic engine vacuum test experience
  • Radiation cooled thrust chamber design and manufacturing
  • Fluid system analysis
  • Experience in the life cycle of spacecraft development: design, build, and test.
  • 6+ years experience in aerospace engineering
  • 3+ years in propulsion design and/or test for spacecraft or rockets
  • Experience with startups or new space companies
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical field
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong work ethic and intrinsic motivation
  • Hands-on fabrication experience
  • Must be able to adapt and thrive in a dynamic highly technical environment
  • Will have a large impact on many programs, especially the lunar mission

Professional Requirements:

All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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Lead Electrical Power Systems Engineer

The position includes both electrical and power systems tasks and hands-on electrical design, development, and test tasks.

The scope of the electrical design engineering position includes:

  • Spacecraft power systems including solar panels, batteries, distribution, wire harness elements, system control software, integrated vehicle health monitoring, and power management

  • Work may also include flight avionics hardware, signal conditioning, data acquisition, actuator control, flight software, including hardware interface, ground support electronics hardware

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead a small efficient electrical and power systems team while working closely with the avionics team

  • Develop subsystem requirements from system specifications, design standards, safety analysis and mature system architecture

  • Decompose subsystems requirements to electrical hardware and software requirements

  • Develop FMECA and Verification and Validation plan for the system

    • Trace the hardware requirements to their parent requirements, to their implementation in the electronic hardware, and to their verification results

    • Generation of requirement compliance matrix, analysis and status reports 

    • Generation of the justification and description in support of the space worthiness case for the electrical hardware

  • Develop the life-cycle scope of electrical subsystems including design, debugging, test, deployment and performance analysis

  • Document designs with engineering drawings and written descriptions

  • Write fabrication and test procedures

  • Present at and participate in design reviews

Professional Requirements:

  • Avionics or electrical engineering experience on spacecraft projects

  • Hands-on electrical / electro-mechanical design experience

  • Must have the ability to layout power & electromechanical systems

  • Skill applying C++ and embedded software programming to avionics is a plus

  • Experience with DO-178 and DO-254 is a plus

  • Must understand the systems engineering process

    Professional Requirements:

    All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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    Electrical Hardware Design Engineer

    Masten Space Systems is a Mojave, California based aerospace R&D company that is working to create reliable and reusable rocket vehicles and components. If you’re interested in working with Masten please submit your resume.

    Include with the application a copy of your resume with a cover letter first, your resume second, and a portfolio at the end if you have one. All of these documents should be combined into one pdf document of less than 10MB and have a filename in the format of Lastname_Firstname.pdf. Only applications in this format will be reviewed. Your portfolio should show projects you have worked on in a hands-on capacity. School projects, prior work projects, or even home projects are acceptable. Include pictures and descriptions of what your part in the project was if it was a team project.

    We are looking to add an Electrical Hardware Engineer to our team who has “cradle to grave” experience with full-lifecycle complex electronic hardware design. This position will have made more than just incremental updates to a design and have experience going from initial requirements captured, through the schematic capture, PCB layout, DFM/DFT and product V&V and release process.

    Ideal candidates will have backgrounds at newer EV companies or come from high-volume automotive and consumer electronics backgrounds. Aerospace background is not required as long as candidates exhibit a basic understanding of the unique elements involved in designing avionics for hostile environments.

    Key Requirements:

    • Knowledge of PCB layout software (KiCad preferred, Altium is fine if you are willing to learn KiCad)
    • Understanding of aero/MIL standards relating to PCB/PWB design (IPC-2221, MIL-PRF-31032, NASA-EE-INST-002, AEC-Q100/101/200)
    • Detailed understanding of analog/mixed-signal fundamentals
    • Experience designing 500+ Watt to multi-Kilowatt DC/DC converters (buck-boost, SEPIC, split-pi topology or similar)
    • Experience working with motor control and/or power electronics (gate drivers for IGBT/MOSFET)
    • Experience designing mid to high-speed digital hardware (Microcontrollers, CPLD, DSP, System-On-Chip designs)
    • Fundamental understanding of EMI and grounding

     

    All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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    Systems Engineer

    Masten Space Systems is a Mojave, California based aerospace R&D company that is working to create reliable and reusable rocket vehicles and components. If you’re interested in working with Masten please submit your resume.

    Include with the application a copy of your resume with a cover letter first, your resume second, and a portfolio at the end if you have one. All of these documents should be combined into one pdf document of less than 10MB and have a filename in the format of Lastname_Firstname.pdf. Only applications in this format will be reviewed. Your portfolio should show projects you have worked on in a hands-on capacity. School projects, prior work projects, or even home projects are acceptable. Include pictures and descriptions of what your part in the project was if it was a team project.

    This position does require being local to the Mojave, California area.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Working across Masten’s programs, with a focus on the XL-1 lunar lander for the 2022 south pole mission. Other projects will include rocket engine systems testing and plume effects research, testing, & analysis
    • Perform systems engineering work in support of lunar lander and space system development in a wide range of disciplines
    • Support the resolution of technical issues and ensuring the spacecraft and system solutions are flight worthy prior to delivery for launch
    • Evaluate customer/operational needs to define system performance requirements, integrating technical parameters, and assuring compatibility of physical, functional and program interfaces
    • Generate, review, approve, and manage system requirements – including but not limited to regulatory, safety, design, environmental, manufacturing, quality, operational, and testing requirements
    • Work closely with other engineering disciplines in an integrated team environment to develop CONOPs and interface definitions
    • Assist in coordination of integrated testing requiring strategic functional implementation to support verification and other type of events
    • Apply your experience in design and systems engineering principles to solve relevant aerospace issues
    • Utilize excellent teamwork and written/oral English communications skills

    Desired Technical Skills/Experience:

    • Supporting the design, development, integration and test of XL-1 lunar lander systems.
    • Understanding of spacecraft systems environments, especially lunar landers
    • An understanding of Cis-lunar and lunar surface environments
    • Understands what is – and what is not – needed for high quality spaceflight systems
    • Experience with the complete lifecycle of spacecraft development: design, build, test, and fly
    • Experience with startups or new space companies

    Professional Requirements:

    • Several years experience in spacecraft systems engineering
    • Innovative and open to helping create a Cislunar economy – passionate about space
    • All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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    Structural Design Engineer

    Masten Space Systems is a Mojave, California based aerospace R&D company that is working to create reliable and reusable rocket vehicles and components. If you’re interested in working with Masten please submit your resume.

    Include with the application a copy of your resume with a cover letter first, your resume second, and a portfolio at the end if you have one. All of these documents should be combined into one pdf document of less than 10MB and have a filename in the format of Lastname_Firstname.pdf. Only applications in this format will be reviewed. Your portfolio should show projects you have worked on in a hands-on capacity. School projects, prior work projects, or even home projects are acceptable. Include pictures and descriptions of what your part in the project was if it was a team project.

    The scope of the position includes:

    • Providing engineering expertise in the area of design, development, analysis, and test of spacecraft structures
    • Working across Masten’s programs, with a focus on the XL-1 lunar lander for the 2022 south pole mission. Other projects may include technology development and testing programs and VTVL terrestrial testbed flights in support of the lunar mission
    • Coordinating with other divisions in the company to develop a full and complete structures solution for various projects
    • Providing mentorship and guidance to less experienced technical team members

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Design structural components to meet requirements including expected loads and sufficient factors of safety
    • Work with every other subsystem to ensure systems-level thinking in the design
    • Conduct static and dynamic analyses appropriate to the design maturity
    • Provide technical leadership to a small team of engineers
    • Assist in developing structural tests, conducting the tests, and reviewing test data
    • Provide analysis and test data to other team members
    • Develop fabrication procedures and instructions working with the integration team
    • Provide technical guidance to fabricators and other technicians

    Required Skills & Experience:

    • Innovative and open to helping create a Cislunar economy – passionate about space
    • Understands what is needed for high-quality spaceflight systems – and also what is not needed
    • Knowledge of materials, joints, bonding and how these choices affect the spacecraft mission regarding thermal loads, margin and resiliency, off gassing, and more
    • Experience in the life cycle of spacecraft development: design, build, and test
    • 5+ years experience in aerospace engineering
    • 3+ years in structures design and/or test for spacecraft
    • Experience with startups or new space companies
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong work ethic and intrinsic motivation
    • Hands-on fabrication experience
    • Must be able to adapt and thrive in a dynamic highly technical environment
    • Will have a large impact on many programs, especially the lunar mission
    • Strong working knowledge of industry standard 3D CAD tools (SolidWorks required)
    • Strong working knowledge of lightweight space structures that include honeycomb panels, bonded inserts and embedded reinforcements
    • Experience in structural assembly and integration and testing
    • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing principles
    • Knowledge of Bill of Materials (BOM), manufacturing process, material sourcing and supply chain management
    • Experience with classical hand calculations for component sizing for static and dynamic loadings
    • Experience in engineering drawing release, PDM and configuration change management
    • Experienced in producing component and assembly drawings in SolidWorks

    Desired Skills & Experience:

    • Min B.S. Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace/Structural Engineering
    • Experience with FEA tools, particularly coupled loads, dynamics, vibration, acoustics, and transient loads

    Professional Requirements:

    All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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    Avionics R&D Technician

    Candidate must have:

    • Experience hand soldering, assembling, desoldering, and reworking printed circuit boards, including surface mount technology
    • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot electronic assemblies using common lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, power supplies etc
    • Experience building wire and cable harnessing, including crimping, splicing
    • Experience reading and creating drawings and other documentation, including mechanical or electrical schematics, power points, notebooks, test plans, and test results
    • Familiar with or experience flashing devices using SWD or JTAG
    • Familiarity and drive to work with with Python, C

    Ideal candidate:

    • Would be IPC certified for 7710/7720, WHMA/IPC-A-620, J-STD-001 with defense and space addendums if applicable.
    • Experience with environmental testing, including test planning and running

      Professional Requirements:

      All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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      Integration Technician

      This position will be in support of XL-1 for the lunar lander at Masten. Will be part of a small R&D team, hands on assembly, test and installation of flight hardware. 

      Duties and responsibilities:

      • Set up, assemble, test and install flight hardware.

      • Harness installation and basic on-assembly harness repair.

      • Experience with general hand and calibrated tools 

      • Experience with precision drilling

      • Hands on inspection experience working with Grip Gauges, RA Gauges, Micrometers, Calipers, Durometer, etc.

      • Read and interpret technical drawings, and blueprints.

      • Experience with basic electronic verification tools (Multimeter, Milliohmeter, MegOhm meter)

      • Will work  with engineers to review design concepts, provide feedback for ease of assembly and workability.

      • Will help to develop processes and procedures.

      Additional experience preferred and/or nice to have:

      • Experience with MIG welding, anything beyond that is welcome

      • A&P (Airframes and Powerplants) license

      • IPC harness building certifications

      • Basic electronics soldering experience

      • Experience troubleshooting harnesses with multimeter

      • Experience with tube fabrication (bending, facing, flaring)

      • Experience working on aircraft/rocket propulsion systems

      • Experience working on aircraft/rocket structures

      Professional Requirements:

      • Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

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      Hardware Development & Integration Engineer for robotic mission for survival on Moon (MOWS)

      Overall project scope – will be designing, printing, assembling and testing a small reactor. In support of a lunar mission, specifically with the goal of surviving lunar nights using a metal oxidation warning system.

      Duties include:

      • 3D CAD modeling using SolidWorks (preferred) or ProE/CREO
      • Will perform structural and thermal analysis
      • Design and assemble controllers using COTS parts/components
      • 3-D printing of the model
      • Experimentally test reactor with electromechanical valves & controllers
      • Handling of liquids (water and partially dissolved solids) and gases (Hydrogen and Steam)
      • Test using modeling and experiments for Lunar conditions (vacuum and low/high temperature and gravity)

      NOTE: You must include a portfolio in addition to your resume. Your application will not be considered without a portfolio.

      Your portfolio should contain:

      • Projects that you are proud of, whether school or personal

      • Pictures of said projects

      • A short description of the project, why you are proud of it, etc.

      • For group projects, include a section about YOUR contribution to the project, responsibilities, etc.

      • Portfolio should highlight your skills

        Professional Requirements:

      • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering (or similar technical degree)
      • A great passion for space, newspace and working on ambitious projects
      • Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

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      Controls & Automation Engineer (for robotic mission for survival on Moon), MOWS

      Job Overview:

      • Work involves developing and testing a self-sustaining robotic payload for survival on the Moon. 
      • The control loop will operate certain electromechanical valves using input from temperature and pressure sensors. 
      • The work also involves power electronics, controls and operation of fuel cell, solar panels and electric heaters on the lunar surface. 

      Required Skills:

      • Embedded microcontroller experience and python, C or Assembly language is a major plus. 
      • Knowledge of sensors, for temperature, pressure and servo motors is also required.
      • Experience with analog signal conditioning, op-amps, digital logic, and voltage regulators as well.

      Professional Requirements:

      •  Bachelors in Electrical Engineering (or similar i.e. Aerospace, Mechanical, etc)
      • Entry level Engineers must have had an internship or college project experience in power, electronics, and controls.
      •  A great passion for space, newspace and working on ambitious projects
      • Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

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        Talent & Culture Coordinator

        Location: Atlanta, GA

        Status: Full Time, 40 hours/week

        Masten is looking for a junior Talent & Culture Coordinator to join their growing team and assist with numerous HR, Talent, and Organizational Development initiatives. The ideal candidate will be able to iterate and adapt in real time to changing priorities and needs of the business. This person must be able to take on numerous requests and tasks and execute quickly and swiftly. This position will mainly support the Director of Strategy & Organizational Development and the Director of Talent on various projects and will be located in Atlanta, GA. Additional responsibilities may be added over time depending on the needs of the business.

        Key HR & Talent Responsibilities:

        • Administrative support assisting onboarding newly hired employees – collecting and saving appropriate documentation
        • Organize the HR drive, making sure confidential information and documents are stored and track down missing information from employees as needed
        • Update shared documents when employees join or leave the company
        • Assist posting job descriptions on the Masten careers page
        • Schedule meetings and make payments to various outside consultants
        • Administrative support for planning & executing team-building and culture events
        • Assist in the development and iteration of new-hire orientation and trainings

        Key Organizational Development (OD) Responsibilities:

        • Develop presentations for OD initiatives
        • Administrative support for culture-building initiatives – send pertinent emails, add new employees to groups, etc.
        • Develop team surveys to gather feedback on culture, processes, etc.
        • Help develop and support change management processes
        • Create agendas & take notes for OD meetings activities
        • Assist scheduling and prepping for Advisor Check-in meetings
        • Provide administrative support for full team & leadership team meetings (agendas, slides, prepping homework, etc.)
        • Support development of new programs, collateral, etc. to support organizational culture and team connection

        Key Requirements:

        • Bachelor’s degree (Business Administration or related field preferred)
        • Ability to build presentations, spreadsheets, and various documents
        • 2-5 years of experience

        Preferred Skills / Expertise:

        • Strong communication skills
        • Ability to juggle multiple projects
        • Very strong attention to detail
        • Quick responder to emails and IMs
        • Comfort with a variety of software & technology (Google, Microsoft, Slack, etc.)
        • Trusted with confidential information

         

        Due to U.S. State Department restrictions on access to space technology, candidates must be “U.S. Persons” as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22 CFR 120-130. In general, this means candidates shall be US Citizens (dual nationality is okay in most cases), Permanent Residents (current, valid green card) or other “protected” category.

         

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        Aerospace Recruiter (6 months Contract with potential to extend)

        40 hours/week 

        We are looking to add an Aerospace Recruiter to the Masten team to help with our staffing needs. This role will support the Talent Manager in actively recruiting candidates for key roles, scheduling interviews, working closely with staffing partners, and ensuring candidates are tracked appropriately in Masten’s database. This role will start out as a 6 month contract position, 40 hours/week, with the potential to extend. Candidates will also be remote. 

        Key Responsibilities:

        • Actively seek out candidates for a variety of positions – mostly including different Aerospace Engineers 
        • Manage relationships with Agency partners
        • Work with Masten team to assess candidate skillsets
        • Schedule interviews, debrief sessions, and capture relevant notes on candidates
        • Maintain posted job listings on company website and other channels 
        • Help write/edit job descriptions for new and existing roles
        • Assist interviewing candidates for preliminary qualifications 

        Required Skills/Experience:

        • At least 3-5 years experience recruiting aerospace or technical candidates 
        • Ability to adapt and take direction from multiple teammates
        • Experience interviewing candidates for preliminary qualifications

        Additional Requirements:

        Due to U.S. State Department restrictions on access to space technology, candidates must be “U.S. Persons” as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22 CFR 120-130. In general, this means candidates shall be US Citizens (dual nationality is okay in most cases), Permanent Residents (current, valid green card) or other “protected” category.

         

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        Open Application

        Don’t see a job listed that fits your skills and experience? That’s okay! We’re always looking for passionate people to join the team!

        What do you do well? How does that match up with Masten’s needs? Let’s create some synergy and go to the Moon!

        Masten Space Systems is a Mojave, California based aerospace R&D company that is working to create reliable and reusable rocket vehicles and components. If you’re interested in working with Masten please submit your resume.

        Include with the application a copy of your resume with a cover letter first, your resume second, and a portfolio at the end if you have one. All of these documents should be combined into one pdf document of less than 10MB and have a filename in the format of Lastname_Firstname.pdf. Only applications in this format will be reviewed. Your portfolio should show projects you have worked on in a hands-on capacity. School projects, prior work projects, or even home projects are acceptable. Include pictures and descriptions of what your part in the project was if it was a team project.

        All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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