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Join Our Team of Creative Problem Solvers

We’re scientists. We’re engineers. We’re gadget lovers, cool-thing inventors. We’re a bunch of people so into space and technology that we eat, sleep, and drink ways we can solve problems for other scientists. (Not gonna lie. We also drink coffee…a lot of coffee!) Don’t ask us to do things the way others might; that’s not our style. We’re a little disruptive, a little defiant, a little “don’t tell us we can’t do that!”

Our values and the kind of culture we have developed here at Roccor can be summed up pretty simply:

 

  • Work-life balance feeds perspective
  • Employee ownership feeds commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion feeds creativity
  • Individual superpowers feed results

Roccor is in one of the most beautiful areas in the world, but we don’t just work here because of the great mountain views. 

Check out some great reasons to join our team:

  • PTO to match your lifestyle
  • Full benefits including medical, dental & vision, and accident plans. We have your fur babies covered too, with pet insurance.
  • Matching 401k
  • Flexible and positive work environment
  • Opportunities to give back to the community
  • Our own custom coffee blend 
  • Free on-site parking
  • National, international, and government projects ensure a steady stream of fascinating work

Current Opportunities to Become a Roccorian:

Battery Engineer

Summary/Objective

The Battery Engineer at Roccor is responsible for the architecture, design, analysis, test, and verification of electrical battery systems for spacecraft of all sizes and applications. The battery engineer serves as the key technical point of contact to industry partners which operate on the cutting edge of battery cell technology.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Conducts industry surveys of battery cell technologies, understanding technical advantages and limitations for applications in spacecraft.
  • Develops battery assembly designs and models for use in predicting power supply performance through spacecraft orbital trajectories and spacecraft on-orbit life.
  • Generates battery component selection and battery system designs through trade studies.
  • Decomposes system level requirements and key performance criteria to the battery system and associated battery components.
  • Identifies, develops, and executes risk mitigation plans to aid in the design of battery subsystems.
  • Develops and facilitates the execution of verification plans and reports, including analysis and testing to demonstrate compliance to requirements.
  • Develops subcontractor statement of work and provides technical oversight to subcontractors through product development phases.
  • Prepares and participates in proposal development for technical feasibility and cost assessments.
  • Supports the development and maintenance of electrical power systems technology and product roadmaps.

Required Competencies

  • Engineering Principles: *Knowledge of the fundamental principles electrical energy storage devices, analog and digital electronics, and electrical power systems.
  • Engineering Methods: Capable of generating and/or utilizing engineering models, trade studies to facilitate technical selection of battery solutions against necessary requirements.
  • Hardware Development: Experience with battery design, prototyping, testing, and manufacturing processes.
  • Space Environments: *Experience with programmatic, quality, reliability, and technical space flight hardware requirements associated with the design for demanding launch and space environments.
  • Verification Methods: Knowledge of electrical battery verification techniques and methods for demonstrating compliance to requirements.
  • Decision Making: Autonomously facilitates the decision-making process to progress actions and tasks towards meeting aggressive milestones, deliverables and cost targets.
  • Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Communication: Capable of facilitating verbal and written communication with all levels of a small business organization. Able to clearly present and facilitate complex interactions demanded by hardware development.

Preferred Competencies

  • Spacecraft Integration: Preferred candidates have experience successfully managing a spacecraft integration project through the processes of design, qualification, assembly and test, launch integration and support, and in-orbit operations.
  • Systems Discipline: Capable of identifying and managing indicators of system performance and the actions need to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system. Manages design decisions with the focus of maturing the overall system balance between cost, complexity, technical compliance, and schedule.
  • Range Safety: Experience with US launch range safety requirements and verification associated with electrical energy storage devices.
    Work Environment

    Roccor is a highly creative, agile and fast-paced aerospace and military products company. Established in 2011, it has achieved robust growth over the past several years and has established itself as an industry leader in deployable structure and thermal management products for the small satellite and terrestrial military markets. Roccor is a 100% employee-owned company that prides itself on the values of respect, accountability, excellence and continuous improvement. Roccor provides a highly competitive compensation package including retirement contributions and health benefits among others along with participation in the Company’s Stock Option and Gainsharing Plans. Roccor is located along the beautiful front range of the Rocky Mountains in Longmont, CO in Boulder County, an area consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in America with a highly rated quality of life, exceptional educational standards, and a booming aerospace economy.

    This job operates in a professional but casual office environment with an open floor plan in which teams are generally co-located for efficient and effective communication and collaboration of projects.

    Relocation is not available for this position – if you are from outside the area please include a note discussing your plan to move to the Boulder/Longmont region in order to be considered. If you’re not really interested, you don’t have to include that information.

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance

    • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident
    • Security Clearance a plus

    Roccor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

    Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer

    Summary/Objective

    The Sr. Mechanical Engineer position is a key member of the product team, capable of acting as both a sound technical resource and being responsible for the execution of technical projects through to delivery. They are a versatile problem solver a team can rely on to execute with limited oversight. The position is responsible for organizing complex activities for the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of mechanical aspects within engineered product development.

    Essential Functions

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Subject Matter Expert in the areas of flight mechanisms including, bearings, gears, motors, rotating mechanisms
    • Mechanical design for high performance, high reliability, and low cost in long life space applications
    • Mechanical design for ease of analysis, manufacturing, and test.
    • Structural analysis to evalute design margin against requirements
    • Manufacturing process development including tool design and work instruction definition
    • Assembly and test including environmental testing, shock, vibration and thermal
    • Systems engineering through requirement derivation, risk assessment, and identification of alternative design approaches
    • Risk Management: Proactively identify roadblocks to technical progress and take steps to mitigate and/or avoid 

    Required Competencies:

    • Problem solving: Identify issues or problems to project team and recommend mitigation strategies
    • Adaptable: Experience with all phases of development including architecture definition, requirement management, analysis, prototyping, product design, manufacturing, assembly, debug, and testing
    • Technical Communication: Excellent presentation skills and reporting technical status
    • Collaboration: Ability to listen, communicate, and collaborate with internal team and multiple customers
    • ME design: Experience using CAD to design and fabricate mechanical systems and/or mechanisms
    • Structural analysis and test: Experience with analytical techniques for structures and mechanisms

    Preferred Competencies:

    • Space and deployable structures: Background in space, small satellites, and deployable structures
    • Prototyping: Experience with rapid prototyping methods for fast proof-of-concept development
    • Composites: Background/understanding in composites design, analysis and manufacturing
    • Requirements development: Experience with techniques for requirement generation and establishing appropriate verification criteria
    • Requirements management: Mange system baseline through requirement configuration management
    • Flight hardware, build and test: Experience assembling and testing hardware for space environments
    • Large structure testing: Experiencing offloading and testing large structure

    Required Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree with a relevant qualification such as engineering, or the physical sciences
    • 5+ years of related experience

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

    • US Person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)
    • Ability to comply with a background investigation

    Roccor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

    Technician

    Summary/Objective

    Assists engineers in the manufacture of components, equipment, and machinery. Responsible for setting up, checking, and operating equipment while adhering to pre-established guidelines and specifications. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines and specifications to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision.

    Responsibilities Include

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Fabricate and assemble hardware per engineering documentation
    • Take ownership and maintain documentation for complex, high-reliability assemblies
    • Perform manufacturing procedures, rework, and repair on spaceflight hardware
    • Modify mechanical parts using hand and machine tools
    • Identify faulty parts during the assembly process
    • Work with engineers to troubleshoot and solve technical issues
    • Provide input for continuous process improvement, develop more refined ways of manufacturing and assembling mechanical parts and components
    • Facilitate hardware test activities

    Required Competencies

    • Ability to read and work to engineering documentation and blueprints
    • Familiarity with tools and techniques used for precision manufacturing and assembly
    • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to handle small parts
    • Possess strong problem solving and communication abilities
    • High standard of workmanship 

    Work Environment

    Roccor is a highly creative, agile and fast-paced aerospace and military products company. Established in 2011, it has achieved robust growth over the past several years and has established itself as an industry leader in deployable structure and thermal management products for the small satellite and terrestrial military markets. Roccor is a 100% employee-owned company that prides itself on the values of respect, accountability, excellence and continuous improvement. Roccor provides a highly competitive compensation package including retirement contributions and health benefits among others along with participation in the Company’s Stock Option Plan. Roccor is located along the beautiful front range of the Rocky Mountains in Longmont, CO in Boulder County, an area consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in America with a highly rated quality of life, exceptional educational standards, and a booming aerospace economy.

    This job operates in a professional but casual office environment with an open floor plan in which teams are generally co-located for efficient and effective communication and collaboration of projects.

    Relocation is not available for this position – if you are from outside the area please include a note discussing your plan to move to the Boulder/Longmont region in order to be considered. If you’re not really interested, you don’t have to include that information.

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance

    US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

    Security Clearance a plus

    Roccor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

    Technician II

    Summary/Objective

    A Technician at Roccor assists engineers in the manufacture of components, equipment, and machinery. May help prepare proposals and cost estimates by estimating workload to establish completion dates. Relies on limited experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under minimal supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

    Responsibilities Include

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Fabricate and assemble hardware per engineering documentation
    • Take ownership and maintain documentation for complex, high-reliability assemblies
    • Perform manufacturing procedures, rework, and repair on spaceflight hardware
    • Modify mechanical parts using hand and machine tools
    • Identify faulty parts during the assembly process
    • Work with engineers to troubleshoot and solve technical issues
    • Provide input for continuous process improvement, develop more refined ways of manufacturing and assembling mechanical parts and components
    • Facilitate hardware test activities

    Required Competencies

    • Precision fabrication, mechanical and electrical assembly
    • Ability to read and work to engineering documentation
    • Familiarity with tools and techniques used for precision manufacturing and assembly
    • Experience using metrology tools (Micrometers, Calipers, Multi-meters, etc.)
    •  Applied knowledge of GD&T (ANSI/ASME Y14.5)
    • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to handle small parts
    • Possess strong problem solving and communication abilities
    • High standard of workmanship

    Preferred Competencies

    • IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum, IPC/WHMA-A-620, IPC 7711/7721

    Work Environment

    Roccor is a highly creative, agile and fast-paced aerospace and military products company. Established in 2011, it has achieved robust growth over the past several years and has established itself as an industry leader in deployable structure and thermal management products for the small satellite and terrestrial military markets. Roccor is a 100% employee-owned company that prides itself on the values of respect, accountability, excellence and continuous improvement. Roccor provides a highly competitive compensation package including retirement contributions and health benefits among others along with participation in the Company’s Stock Option Plan. Roccor is located along the beautiful front range of the Rocky Mountains in Longmont, CO in Boulder County, an area consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in America with a highly rated quality of life, exceptional educational standards, and a booming aerospace economy.

    This job operates in a professional but casual office environment with an open floor plan in which teams are generally co-located for efficient and effective communication and collaboration of projects.

    Relocation is not available for this position – if you are from outside the area please include a note discussing your plan to move to the Boulder/Longmont region in order to be considered. If you’re not really interested, you don’t have to include that information.

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance

    US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

    Security Clearance a plus

    Roccor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

    Technician III

    Summary/Objective

    A Technician at Roccor assists engineers in the manufacture of components, equipment, and machinery. May help prepare proposals and cost estimates by estimating workload to establish completion dates. Relies on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under limited supervision. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.

    Responsibilities Include

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Fabricate and assemble hardware per engineering documentation
    • Take ownership and maintain documentation for complex, high-reliability assemblies
    • Perform standard manufacturing procedures, rework, and repair on manufactured equipment and products
    • Modify mechanical parts using hand and machine tools
    • Identify faulty parts during the assembly process
    • Work with engineers to troubleshoot and solve technical issues
    • Provide input for continuous process improvement, develop more refined ways of manufacturing and assembling mechanical parts and components
    • Ensure that department milestones/goals are met
    • Plan and monitor resource utilization
    • Facilitate hardware test activities
    • Train and mentor junior technicians per Roccor internal workmanship and process documentation standards
    • Model exemplary professional conduct as a representative of Roccor
    • Promote understanding, adoption, and application of Roccor core values throughout manufacturing team

    Required Competencies

    • Precision fabrication, mechanical and electrical assembly
    • Ability to read and work to engineering documentation
    • Familiarity with tools and techniques used for precision manufacturing and assembly
    • Experience using metrology tools (Micrometers, Calipers, Multi-meters, etc.)
    • Expert knowledge of GD&T (ANSI/ASME Y14.5)
    • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to handle small parts
    • Possess strong problem solving and communication abilities
    • High standard of workmanship

    Preferred Competencies

    • Demonstrated experience leading and mentoring junior technicians
    • Experience setting up and operating manual and CNC machines
    • Working knowledge of Solidworks and/or Autodesk Fusion 360
    • IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum, IPC/WHMA-A-620, IPC 7711/7721

    Work Environment

    Roccor is a highly creative, agile and fast-paced aerospace and military products company. Established in 2011, it has achieved robust growth over the past several years and has established itself as an industry leader in deployable structure and thermal management products for the small satellite and terrestrial military markets. Roccor is a 100% employee-owned company that prides itself on the values of respect, accountability, excellence and continuous improvement. Roccor provides a highly competitive compensation package including retirement contributions and health benefits among others along with participation in the Company’s Stock Option Plan. Roccor is located along the beautiful front range of the Rocky Mountains in Longmont, CO in Boulder County, an area consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in America with a highly rated quality of life, exceptional educational standards, and a booming aerospace economy.

    This job operates in a professional but casual office environment with an open floor plan in which teams are generally co-located for efficient and effective communication and collaboration of projects.

    Relocation is not available for this position – if you are from outside the area please include a note discussing your plan to move to the Boulder/Longmont region in order to be considered. If you’re not really interested, you don’t have to include that information.

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance

    US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

    Security Clearance a plus

    Roccor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

    Composite Technician

    Summary/Objective

    Roccor is looking for a Composite Technician who will perform critical tasks to manufacture cutting edge space craft using a multitude of different prepreg materials, bonding adhesives, and aerospace coatings. A Composite Technician at Roccor assists engineers in the manufacture of components, equipment, and machinery. May help prepare proposals and cost estimates by estimating workload to establish completion dates. Relies on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under limited supervision. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.

    Responsibilities Include

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Fabricate composite components per engineering documentation
    • Take ownership and maintain documentation for complex, high-reliability assemblies
    • Perform manufacturing procedures, rework, and repair on spaceflight hardware
    • Modify mechanical parts using hand and machine tools
    • Identify faulty parts during the assembly process
    • Work with engineers to troubleshoot and solve technical issues
    • Cross train in multiple areas of specialty
    • Facilitate hardware test activities
    • Identify, specify, and procure required equipment for composite manufacturing
    • Provide input for continuous process improvement, develop more refined ways of manufacturing and assembling mechanical parts and components

    Required Competencies

    • MUST have experience performing composite fabrication and assembly
    • Ability to read and work to engineering documentation
    • Familiarity with tools and techniques used for composite manufacturing including prepreg lay-up, vacuum bag, tape wrap, etc.
    • Experience using metrology tools (Micrometers, Calipers, Multi-meters, etc.)
    • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to handle small parts
    • Possess strong problem solving and communication abilities
    • High standard of workmanship

    Preferred Competencies

    • Demonstrated experience leading and mentoring junior technicians
    • Experience setting up and operating manual and automated composite fabrication equipment such as thermal chambers, autoclaves, ply cutters, rolling tables, etc.
    • Experience designing and fabricating tooling for composite fabrication

    Work Environment

    Roccor is a highly creative, agile and fast-paced aerospace and military products company. Established in 2011, it has achieved robust growth over the past several years and has established itself as an industry leader in deployable structure and thermal management products for the small satellite and terrestrial military markets. Roccor is a 100% employee-owned company that prides itself on the values of respect, accountability, excellence and continuous improvement. Roccor provides a highly competitive compensation package including retirement contributions and health benefits among others along with participation in the Company’s Stock Option Plan. Roccor is located along the beautiful front range of the Rocky Mountains in Longmont, CO in Boulder County, an area consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in America with a highly rated quality of life, exceptional educational standards, and a booming aerospace economy.

    This job operates in a professional but casual office environment with an open floor plan in which teams are generally co-located for efficient and effective communication and collaboration of projects.

    Relocation is not available for this position – if you are from outside the area please include a note discussing your plan to move to the Boulder/Longmont region in order to be considered. If you’re not really interested, you don’t have to include that information.

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance

    US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

    Security Clearance a plus

    Roccor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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