Friday , September 22 2023

Spacex Job Openings – Sr. Propulsion Systems Engineer

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Job Description:

The Propulsion Systems Engineer role is responsible for developing the fluid systems to enable high performance and highly manufacturable interplanetary vehicles. This role will be responsible for designing, analyzing, and building a wide range of fluid systems across the Starship and Super Heavy vehicles. The role includes sizing vehicle fluid systems, engaging in detailed mechanical design, performing structural analysis, and driving the manufacturing and build flow of parts & systems. Systems will include high pressure gas storage & control, cryogenic fluid management, attitude control systems, and thermal control systems. The Propulsion Systems Engineer will also develop the concept of operations for their systems, from acceptance testing to in-flight operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform fluids system sizing analysis to determine basic system requirements
  • Transform system requirements into hardware concepts and trade implementation and architecture options
  • Design a range of pressurized and unpressurized structures and parts to enable system capability, creating original CAD models and prints
  • Perform structural analysis of parts and components to ensure survivability
  • Execute design for manufacturability changes to enhance production efficiency
  • Drive the first builds of flight hardware and work with a manufacturing team to establish a production line
  • Coordinate and execute development, qualification, and acceptance testing of flight hardware
  • Participate in design reviews internally and with suppliers and customers
  • Partner with engineering & production teams to generate ideas, designs, and improvements for current and next-generation vehicles

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in aerospace engineering, manufacturing engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering or engineering physics
  • 5+ years of mechanical or fluids design, analysis, or build experience
  • Hands-on project experience with fluid and mechanical systems, preferably as a team or sub-team lead
  • 10+ years of professional experience in the field of aerospace/mechanical engineering
  • 10+ years of experience with GD&T concepts
  • Experience with fluid dynamics, finite element, or related computer-based modeling
  • Experience with pressurized components (valves, regulators, tubes, pipes, etc.)
  • Experience leading operation-critical part mechanical design, including structures and fluids calculations and design considerations
  • Experience with finite element analysis (FEA) software packages
  • Experience with Siemens NX or other similar CAD package
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

Job Details:

Company: SpaceX

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: Austin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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