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Structures Design Engineer

Company: Space Perspective
Location: Titusville
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Space Perspective is founded to make meaningful human flight to the edge of space accessible on an unprecedented scale. Spaceflight and astronomy have enabled what are among the most significant changes in humanity's self-perception, knowing our place in this universe, Carl Sagan's iconic pale blue dot, the space perspective. Few endeavors are more meaningful than making travel to the edge of space safely accessible to millions of people from every walk of life. By all accounts, the multifaceted, transformative experience of seeing the limb of the earth and atmosphere from space is stunningly beautiful, stark, and profoundly moving.
A Spaceship Neptune Electromechanical Engineer will develop critical state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment from requirements formulation and early design through test and production implementation. You will work closely with Design and Development Engineers and Manufacturing Leads to help produce world-class Space Balloons and the Neptune Spaceship.

  • Develop concepts, detailed designs and manufacturing drawings for all components of the Neptune Capsule structure
  • Perform strength & stability analysis of capsule structural components utilizing closed-form and finite element analysis methods
  • Contribute to the overall design of Spaceship Neptune including the windows, soft goods, layout, mass properties, contingency scenarios, and testing
  • Perform due diligence analysis on designs including requirements review (human rating, regulatory compliance, human interface, etc.), hand calculations, FEA, failure modes, and CAD in a rapid and iterative development environment
  • Ownership of your product delivery timeline through conception, design, integration, launch and recovery
  • Exemplify technical excellence and be accountable for your own work
    • Ability to work well in an integrated, fast-paced, dynamic collaborative team environment
    • Passion for hands on work including vehicle launch, flight, and recovery operations
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an aerospace engineering discipline
    • Organizational skills in managing multiple projects while contributing to others
    • 2+ years of experience with aerospace composite structural design and analysis (internship experience qualifies) in a design engineering role
    • Demonstrated understanding of structural analysis and failure modes.
    • Demonstrated experience with CAD (Siemens NX, Onshape), manufacturing (Fibersim) and FEA (Femap) software packages
      • Hands-on project experience, preferably as a team or sub-system team lead
      • 4+ years of professional experience in aerospace structural design and analysis.
      • Solid understanding and application of GD&T.
      • Exceptional written and verbal communication with an emphasis on interpersonal and organizational skills
      • Master's degree or equivalent experience in an aerospace engineering discipline
        • Willing to work long hours and weekends as needed
        • Ability to travel as needed
          Ability to pass NASA background checks for Cape CanaveraSpace Perspective is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Space Perspective is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Space Perspective, Titusville , Structures Design Engineer, Engineering , Titusville, Florida

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