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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Propulsion System Design Engineer

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Englewood, CO
  •  R0011774
  •  Security Clearance Required

Do you enjoy designing and developing innovative solutions to solve tough problems? Join our team to deliver technological solutions in a rapid and agile production environment. Our Mechanical engineers research, design, develop, test, certify, deploy and improve cutting edge products and services. These cover a very wide range from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space exploration systems. You'll conceptualize and deliver complex mechanical structures and systems and your technical duties include the design and development of new products and processes throughout the product lifecycle.

At SNC’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable our customers to focus on their mission. Learn more about IAS

Must-haves:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related discipline and typically 6 or more years of relevant experience.

  • Experience designing structures and mechanisms for space vehicles

  • Practical Knowledge of engineering principles and practices.

  • Experience with Computer Aided Engineering tools

  • Desire for new challenges, to be on the ground floor of an exciting capability for our nation, and to be part of the initial cadre developing a new multi-domain system.

  • Willingness to work on a small team performing complex engineering design evaluations for a diverse mission where everyone’s input matters.

  • Experience working in multi‐disciplinary design and development teams.

  • An active Secret U.S. Security Clearance required.

Preferred:

  • Masters of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related discipline and typically 6 or more years of relevant aerospace experience.

  • SOLIDWORKS, CATIA or NX CAD and PDM experience highly desired

  • Extensive experience designing and developing space related propulsion hardware

  • Experience applying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5

  • Understanding of Engineering Simulation such as Finite Element structural Analysis (FEA) and Thermal Analysis

  • Knowledge of industry‐standard mechanical design principles, to include, but not limited to parametric design, model‐based definition, material hardware selection, manufacturing, and production processes

  • Proficiency with MS Office tools.

  • An active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance with SCI eligibility.

Important Notice:

This position requires current/active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

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