Aerospace Propulsion Engineer ( Dulles, VA ) 8213359
12 Month Contract
Pay rate: Open
This opening is for a Senior Propulsion Engineer who has experience working on, designing, evaluating and analyzing liquid propulsion systems. Candidates who do not have liquid propulsion experience will not be considered. The Senior Propulsion Engineer will perform a wide range of duties associated with the specification, procurement, test, and delivery of related hardware for use on launch vehicle platforms. Candidate will be support for all aspects of product management, including resolving technical issues, scheduling of production and test activities, and working through potential conflicts with suppliers. In addition, candidate will maintain detailed records for each component type, which includes specifications, purchase orders, pedigrees, test results, key technical characteristics, and non-conformances.
The Candidate will help research, design, test, and document various hardware systems. The Candidate will gather information for desired design and processing changes from various vendors and present them to management for approval. The Candidate will be required to perform and publish analyses and waivers, by applying sound engineering principles and techniques. The Candidate will plan engineering activities, such as component tests and technical analyses to ensure the product meets specified requirements.
Education & Experience Requirements:
• Candidate shall possess a Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, preferably in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
• Minimum of five years related experience with propulsion engineering subsystems is required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Candidate is preferred to have experience with liquid propulsion systems.