A thriving economy in space is needed to make life on earth more vibrant, sustainable, and equitable. STOKE was founded to build the systems that enable that outcome through a seamlessly connected earth and space.


Reusable launch systems are the key to seamlessly connecting Earth and space. An instrumental ingredient to making reusable launch vehicles is the ability to test hardware quickly. As a Test Engineer at our Moses Lake test facility, you will be responsible for collaborating with other engineers and technicians to design and build test stands rapidly, as well as operate and maintain them efficiently once they are up and running. You must be ready to stay focused, move fast, self-direct, and learn on the fly.


  • Designing and building fluid, mechanical, instrumentation, and control systems for various test applications
  • Operating, maintaining and troubleshooting fluid, mechanical, instrumentation, and control systems for various test applications
  • Managing project schedules
  • Performing test data analysis
  • Safely operate high pressure and cryogenic systems
  • As part of a small team, you will also perform everyday tasks to keep the site running (shipping and receiving, administrative tasks, etc.)


  • Exceptional command of fundamentals
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or similar
  • 2+ years of experience in related role
  • Experience with integrating and troubleshooting mechanical and electronic systems
  • Experience with high pressure or hazardous environments
  • Willing to work outdoors for long periods of time
  • Able to stoop, bend, crawl, and lift up to 40 lbs. unassisted
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to follow


  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Powder days
  • Flexible scheduling
  • First row seats to rocket launches
  • Unlimited use of rocket emoji

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.