General Engineering Application

El Segundo, California
Engineering – Engineering /
Full-time /
ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, we’re building a launch system we are truly proud of – no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches. We’re an ambitious team with big goals and, together, we’re determined to prove that reaching space can be simple, efficient, and routine.  

When launch day arrives, we want you by our side

Please note that this is not a job posting for a specific role or opening but is intended for those who are interested in ABL and our mission. Those interested in propulsion, structures, avionics/electrical, GNC, test, integration, software, and manufacturing engineering are welcome to submit an application. Submission of an application is not a guarantee of consideration for any particular position.


    • The opportunity to make a significant contribution on our hardware or software for our RS1 rocket and operations that will impact our future launches.
    • Collaborate on a small team of talented engineers, operators, and technicians.


    • Bachelor's degree at an accredited university in an engineering discipline.
    • Experience In aerospace, automotive, aviation, satellites, and consumer electronics to name a few.


    • Critical thinking:  ABL engineers understand the “why” behind all design decisions, operational events and test outcomes.
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity: ABL engineers must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective.
    • End-to end ownership:  projects are delivered fully complete and ready for flight.
ITAR Requirement
This position requires access to information protected under US export control laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations.  As such, US person status (including US citizens, U.S. permanent residents, individuals granted U.S. asylum status, or individuals admitted in U.S. refugee status) is a required qualification for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work and access export-controlled data) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.