Senior Engineer, Ballistic Analysis

Huntsville, AL 35802

Posted: 02/03/2021 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 82739

Job Description

We are recruiting for top level senior engineers to work in the space capital of the USA, Huntsville, AL  
85% - Perform ballistic modeling activities:
  • Perform trades for grain design that meet performance requirements.
  • Conduct grain design, performance analysis, pretest predictions with established methodologies for motor test firings.
  • Conduct post firing data correlations and/or burning rate analysis with established methodologies.
  • Analyze ballistic and propellant data for model updates.
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations documenting all activities.
10% - Design and Manufacturing Support: Prepare inputs for engineering drawings and specifications relating to solid rocket propellant grains.  Coordinates design requirements of these grains with manufacturing personnel.
5% - Continuous Improvement activities: Update current or proposed ballistic models/methodologies to improve technical fidelity and/or design cycle time.

Job Requirements

** Candidates must be U.S. Citizens without Dual Citizenship **

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering) and five (5) or more years of engineering experience with solid rocket motor design and/or analysis or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Demonstrated experience in performing design and/or analysis of solid rocket motor propulsion systems is required.
  • Requires proficiency using ballistics models, SPP (or equivalent).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is expected.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Master's or Doctorate degree in a field of engineering that relates to solid rocket motor phenomenology is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with aerospace product development efforts is desired.
  • Experience in software development is a plus.
  • Existing U.S. Security Clearance is preferred, but not required.
For more information email Mark Johnston @ [email protected],com
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