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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 view of the mountains. 

Check out some great reasons to join our team:

  • PTO to match your lifestyle
  • Full benefits including medical, dental & vision plans
  • 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:

Senior Systems Engineer

Summary/Objective

The Sr. Systems Engineer will interface with all functional groups within Roccor, with an emphasis on the ability to work with the Engineering, Quality and Laboratory Management groups to ensure an efficient development process and smooth transition through design, build, and test.  The Lead Systems Engineer will be the head technical person on projects to which they are assigned, and will interact externally with the customer and internally with the project technical team to capture and communicate requirements and guide the technical development.

Essential Functions

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

  • Understand the voice of the customer and continually inject that vision into the product development effort
  • Develop technical work plans for new product development including estimation of resources required
  • Analyze and define product functional requirements
  • Analyze and define subsystem requirements including: mechanical, electrical, embedded systems, user interface, etc.
  • Own product functional and validation requirements
  • Perform hazards/risk analysis and develop mitigation strategies
  • Apply engineering principles to, and directly participate in, the design, fabrication, assembly, and test of various systems
  • Generate and review fabrication, test, and quality assurance documentation and vendor specifications
Competencies
  • 10+ years of post-grad experience developing custom space products
  • Experience with rapid prototyping methods for fast proof-of-concept development
  • Experience writing and maintaining design and test quality assurance documentation
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience with all phases of development including requirements analysis, prototype design, product design, assembly, debug, and testing
  • Expert in CAD (e.g. Solidworks)
  • Excellent internal and client-facing collaboration and communication skills
  • Communication skills to coordinate project status with appropriate levels of management throughout the company
Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities. However, a Sr. Systems Engineer is expected to lead peers by example as a wizened subject matter expert within the group.  As such, you will be called upon to mentor younger engineers, but not deal with the department budget, performance reviews, etc.

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. 

 

Required Education and Experience

  • 10+ years of engineering or product development experience
  • 4+ years of project technical lead experience
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Biotechnology, Engineering Technology, or equivalent technical degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
  • US Person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)

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.

Thermal Design Engineer

Summary/Objective

Roccor is looking for a talented and motivated mechanical or aerospace engineer to help develop our emerging thermal product portfolio for high power electronic packages within satellite and military platforms. As a Thermal Product Engineer, you will be integral in the expansion of Roccor’s product portfolio in this fast-paced growing product area with a high degree of latitude in developing and reducing new concepts to practice through close collaboration with our product and operations teams as well as interfacing with customer technical teams. By joining Roccor you will have an immediate impact on translating cutting edge thermal transport and dissipation technologies into commercial products. You will be given both freedom to explore new ideas, and responsibility to apply a disciplined and rigorous system engineering approach to add value and ensure product success. Within Roccor’s vibrant and collaborative culture, you’ll enjoy a close working collaboration with both our leadership team and exceptional technical staff.

The Thermal Product area at Roccor is poised with a high degree of both tactical and strategic opportunity. This position demands both a drive for technical excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit that thrives in the vision for open innovation in Roccor’s Product Engineering team. This role requires a strong hands-on focus with an appreciation for engineering creative solutions and realizing new products. The successful candidate will help grow and transition R&D to the product in an enjoyable and fulfilling environment.

Essential Functions

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

  • Design and support production and test of thermal products and systems.
  • Lead mechanical and thermal design of electronics packages that accommodate heat transfer and dissipation, thermomechanical stresses, environment loads/stress, etc.
  • Support system design trade studies with heat transfer and fluid mechanics analysis using closed form and computational methods.
  • Build wide knowledge of Roccor’s competitive position against traditional and emerging products and technologies.
  • Strong commitment to working in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent communication skills with candidates possessing a strong intuition for crafting an engineered product story.
  • Ability to successfully work at both the tactical and strategic level, empathizing well with technician, engineers and business managers.
Competencies
  • Proficiency in heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and preferably familiarity with electronics packaging.
  • Computer-aided Design Software such as SolidWorks, etc.
  • Experience with fluid and heat transfer experimentation and testing. Familiarity with LabVIEW.
  • Finite Element Analysis and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics are a plus.
  • Experience with Engineering Design Documentation and Quality Control (e.g.: Engineering Drawings, Work Orders, Manufacturing and Test Plans, etc.).
  • Systems engineering exposure is a plus (e.g. DFMEA, Preliminary Design Reviews, Critical Design Reviews, Manufacturing and Test Readiness Reviews, etc.).
  • Microsoft Office, etc.
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. 

 

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or aerospace engineering, physics, mathematics or other space power related discipline. Candidates with graduate level qualifications are also a plus.
  • 0-5 years of industry experience working (procuring and/or delivering) with spacecraft or aircraft systems or components. Preferred candidates will have an understanding of heat transfer and/or fluid mechanics. The ideal candidate would have exposure to both.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
  • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

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.

Project Manager

Summary/Objective

The Project Manager has ultimate authority and responsibility for overall success of projects and project execution to achieve on-time, on-budget results.

Leads small, medium, and large high-tech projects with varying levels of risk and scope complexity and is a key component of fostering customer relationships and securing new business opportunities.

Essential Functions

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

  • Works collaboratively with Lead Engineer ensuring a balance of meeting or exceeding customer expectations and requirements while achieving the project budget, schedule and risk tolerance
  • Business Development Support including Proposal Estimating and Writing
  • Project Team Leadership including updated Work Plans, Schedules, Tasks, and Status
  • Manage Project Scope, identify deviations and properly address
  • Risk Identification, Management, and issue tracking / closure
  • Ensure quality system requirements are met
  • Day-to-day customer relationship, general customer satisfaction, meeting contractual obligations
  • Coordinate contract review activities between customer, Roccor, and sub-contractors to ensure activities are completed in a timely fashion
  • Generate and keep updated all necessary reports and presentations to communicate project status, obtain necessary support, and maintain accountability
Competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Works well with a variety of personalities across the organization
  • Ability to gain the support of the organization and redirect their thinking to accomplish a given goal or directive
  • Ability to solve broad and complex problems that relate to the company’s well-being which have financial, staffing, and budget implications
  • LEAN Six Sigma experience a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Office knowledge

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. 

 

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.), from a technical college or university in an Engineering or Technical Management field or equivalent experience/education combination
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience
  • 5 years of engineering / new product development experience
  • 3 years of project lead / management experience in a technical field
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience managing space flight projects preferred
  • Project Management Training and/or PMP Certification a plus
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
  • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

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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