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Senior Engineer, Structures & Dynamics

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Jupiter
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job OverviewWe are seeking a Structures & Dynamics Senior Engineer to join our team in our West Palm Beach, FL facility. This position requires the selected candidate to have excellent structural dynamic analysis skills that will be applied to the design, development and testing of flight propulsion products. The individual will join a senior staff engaged in development and production activities related to new and existing propulsion technologies. In this role, you will perform structural dynamics analysis and test support activities as part of a team to provide design guidance and verify product designs meet structural and performance requirements.This position may be filled at this level or one level higher. About Us is the Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers' mission-critical needs always in mind, our more than 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.Our West Palm Beach, FL facility is home to the family of RL10 Upper-Stage Rocket Engines that have propelled missions to every planet in the solar system! This site is also the Hypersonics center of excellence which built the scramjet engine that powered the record-setting X-51A Waverider. You're not just "doing a job" at . The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security and space exploration.

  • Trusted - We didn't apply for this honor, but Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as one of by Newsweek / Statista two years in a row!
  • Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation's aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:
  • Rest and Relaxation - Accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing longer weekends. Paid holidays including one-week year-end paid holiday shutdown
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs. Want to know more? Check out:
  • Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
  • Professional Development - Tuition assistance, free professional development training through Rocket University, employee recognition, and leadership development programs
  • Employee Resource Groups - Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongsEssential FunctionsWorking under limited general direction and exercising considerable latitude in determining methods and approaches, the Specialist Engineer performs structural dynamic analysis as part of a team to provide design guidance and verify product designs to meet structural, thermal and performance requirements.60% - Perform structural dynamic analyses utilizing classic hand calculation methods and finite element models. Conduct static and dynamic structural analyses. Provide support to structural dynamics production engine testing, full engine qualification testing, and bench qualification testing activities (vibration, shock, acoustic etc.) and assess measured data against requirements. Support flight data analysis activities. Analyze dynamic response data from engine tests to define dynamic environments and for structural health monitoring. Define instrumentation requirements for testing. Correlate analysis models and test results. Provide assessment of the products ability to satisfy internal structural requirements as well as those flowed by the customer. 20% - Report status and results of analysis tasks at design and program reviews.20% - Prepare technical reports documenting all analysis activities.RequirementsRequires a Bachelor's degree in a related engineering discipline and five (5) years of directly related dynamic analysis experience (or an equivalent combination of experience and education). An ideal candidate would have 5+ years of directly related dynamic analysis experience demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility; and significant structural dynamics finite element analysis and vibration test support experience. Master's degree a plus. Solid academic track record expected. Coursework and experience in performing static and dynamic structural analyses supporting design, development and production qualification desired. Experience using finite element analysis tools such as Ansys & Nastran required. Familiarity analyzing dynamic data and supporting system and component testing preferred. Ability to mentor younger engineers and support definition and documentation of processes and approaches preferred. Knowledge and experience with aerospace product development efforts a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is expected.May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. 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.Work Environment and Physical RequirementsEmployees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Jupiter , Senior Engineer, Structures & Dynamics, Engineering , Jupiter, Florida

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