Propulsion Engineer 3 - 63Q-Propulsion Design - Rocket (Secret Clearance Obtainable) in El Segundo, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

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Volt Workforce Solutions is hiring immediately for a Propulsions Engineer 3 in El Segundo, CA

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance, for which the US government requires US Citizenship

Job Description:

Propulsion System Design Engineer (Career Experienced) supports definition of requirements for satellite electric
propulsion systems. Candidate will be supporting Satellite Vehicle Engineering organization and multiple satellite product
lines at the Satellite Development Center, based in Los Angeles.

Candidate performs following additional activities:
- Defines requirements for Electric propulsion systems.
- Defines, coordinates and controls the functional and physical interfaces between the propulsion system and the vehicle.
- Develops specifications and architectural and configuration concepts for associated vehicle systems to meet customer
and regulatory requirements.
- Configures or designs propulsion sub-systems and components to meet all vehicle design and performance criteria.
- Uses various testing, analysis, modeling and simulation tools to estimate or calculate system performance.Defines and
performs certification tests for propulsion sub-systems and components.
- Supports Mission Operations.
- Works under general direction.

Basic Qualifications:
- Skills with propulsion analysis/design tools, flow modeling plus experience with propulsion sub-components (valves,
regulators, etc.) required.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Career experience, education, and technical knowledge related to space-based propulsion systems.
- Commitment to translating tribal knowledge to documented processes/procedures and standards.
- Experience/skills with C++ coding, MATLAB scripting, and Excel a plus.

Education / Experience:

Bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with experience in an engineering classification.