Propulsion Systems Engineer
bipropellant and mono propellant spacecraft propulsion systems.
Responsibilities may include the following:
Research, analysis, system design and development of spacecraft propulsion systems and flight
hardware procurement and technical oversight with suppliers and interfacing with customers.
Applying research to the design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or
electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.
Supporting pneumatic testing and flight operations as well as authoring procedures and other
engineering instructions for test or operating engineers or customer use.
Bachelor's Degree in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related area (Degrees in
Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering highly preferred) and 5+ years of experience, Master's
Degree and 3+ years of experience.
Must be a US Citizen with a current or recent TS/SCI Clearance.
Relevant course work and experience in fluid mechanics, compressible flow and/or
thermodynamics of propulsion systems.
standards and/or documentation related to propulsion system or subsystem design.
Experience with MATLAB or similar engineering tools.
Travel may be required.
Direct experience with designing propulsion systems or fluid systems including review of relevant
analysis, manufacturing drawings, authoring test procedures or hands on pressure or hot fire,
engine test support.
Experience in authoring performance specifications and/or statements of work required for the
procurement of propulsion system fluid components, test support contracts or other related
contractual technical documentation.
Current or active Top Secret/SCI clearance or higher highly preferred.