Job Description

All Orbits, All Planets – Join us on our journey

Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

Want to build rockets on the Gold Coast? We’re recruiting for 2x Propulsion Engineer Graduates to assist the engineering and manufacturing teams in the design, build, and test of propulsion systems. You will document and communicate across teams to ensure duties are performed in an efficient and timely manner whilst adhering to Gilmour Space policies and procedures.

Why you should join our mission:

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change. This role also offers:

  • Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Experience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch date
  • Work in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQs
  • Expand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industry
  • Easy access from the M1

How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:

The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.

  • Assist in the design hardware suitable for flight on a rocket motor system
  • Assist in developing and testing rocket engines and other launch vehicle components
  • Assist in the assembling, fitting, and functional testing of systems for flight and ground testing
  • Undertake research relating to propulsion system optimization
  • Undertake environmental testing of components for ground and flight systems (i.e. vibration, pressure, thermal and structural)
  • Analyse and interpret data collected during testing
  • Other duties as requested by Management

Mandatory Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors (BS) degree in an Engineering discipline
  • NV1 Security Clearance eligible preferred

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience

We recognise you may not meet all of the below, but don’t let that deter you. We are always looking for hard workers to join our team, so what are you waiting for? Let’s send Australia to space!

  • Ability to work independently and part of teams
  • Ability to provide and acquire good working knowledge of the propulsion industry
  • Ability to aid in the identification of company facilities for assembly and production to enable manufacturing efficiency
  • Good understanding and experience in CAD, SolidWorks preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

How to Apply:

If you are a proactive team player with a passion to get Australia to space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter or head to our website: CAREER | Gilmour Space Technologies | Rocket launch provider ( 

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.