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Sr. Engineer, Ballistic Analysis – Huntsville, AL
** Candidates must be U.S. Citizens without Dual Citizenship **
Perform Ballistic Modeling Activities:
Perform trades for grain design that meet performance requirements.
Conduct grain design, performance analysis, and pretest predictions with established methodologies for motor test firings.
Conduct post firing data correlations and/or burning rate analysis with established methodologies.
Analyze ballistic and propellant data for model updates.
Prepare technical reports and presentations documenting all activities.
Design and Manufacturing Support:
Prepare inputs for engineering drawings and specifications relating to solid rocket propellant grains.
Coordinates design requirements of these grains with manufacturing personnel.
Continuous Improvement activities:
Update current or proposed ballistic models/methodologies to improve technical fidelity and/or design cycle time.
Demonstrated experience in performing design and/or analysis of solid rocket motor propulsion systems is required.
Requires proficiency using ballistics models, SPP (or equivalent).
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is expected.
A Master's or Doctorate degree in a field of engineering that relates to solid rocket motor phenomenology is preferred.
Knowledge and experience with aerospace product development efforts is desired.
Experience in software development is a plus.
Existing U.S. Security Clearance is preferred, but not required.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering) and five (5) or more years of engineering experience with solid rocket motor design and/or analysis or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Skills and Experience Required:
Ballistic Analysis / Performance Analysis / Aerospace / Engineering
Cycle Time / MS Office / Product Development / Software Development / Structured Software