Aerospace - Project / Program Management, Aerospace - Space / Missiles, Aerospace - Structures, Aerospace Engineering
4 Year Degree
LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Legacy | Innovation | Fulfillment | Teamwork
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. We are seeking a Senior Engineer to join our growing Huntsville, Alabama location.
In this role, you will support our Mission Architecture group to generate designs, conduct performance analyses, as well as plan, coordinate and support fabrication and testing for advanced warheads, propulsion concepts, and other emerging product applications. Typical duties:
Identifies, evaluates, and provides creative and practical solutions to a wide range of armaments and advanced system problems requiring the use of conventional engineering design and analysis methods and tools. Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation of company processes and procedures. Works on assignments requiring broad knowledge of precedents in armaments and advanced systems and in-depth knowledge of principles and practices within the armaments and warhead development community.
Performs analysis, design and test of armaments and advanced systems related to thermal, structural, and/or performance capabilities. Conceives and plans projects involving the development of existing and new programs that address technical objectives. Participates in the planning and conduct of system studies, design requirements, development testing, and design reviews. Defines systems requirements and determines applicable validation methods for compliance and verification. Participates in technical proposals describing design approach, relevant heritage, risk assessment and mitigation planning, and rationale with estimated cost and schedule.
Prepares and delivers results in oral presentations and/or written documents. Provides guidance to less experienced engineers. Support engineering improvement initiatives such as tool enhancements and standard work procedures.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Aeronautical Engineering or appropriate discipline and at least 5 years of related experience in armaments engineering disciplines (or an equivalent combination of education and experience). Master's degree or higher preferred.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise in the design, analysis and/or testing of armaments systems and warheads is required.
Expertise in the development of solid and liquid rocket systems is desirable.
Working knowledge of CAD tools (UG or Pro-E).
Experience with programming tools (Fortran, Python, Matlab, C, Visual Basic, Excel, etc.), and analysis tools such as Model Center and POST is desirable.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 12088
About Aerojet Rocketdyne
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work.Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:•Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.•Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft. Juno will arrive at Jupiter in 2016.•Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variety of satellites for military and commercial customers.In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings ...in various locations throughout the US.Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.