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Stratolaunch, LLC Sr. Structural Design Engineer in Mojave, California

Position Summary

Stratolaunch is seeking a Sr. Structural Design Engineer to execute the development of the Roc Carrier Aircraft. This position will focus on both the development new launch pylons & maintenance of legacy Roc Aircraft structure.

What You’ll Do:

  • Execute end-to-end structure projects comprising of design, analysis, manufacturing, test, & inspection for modification & development of new pylon designs

  • Create solutions, test prototypes, liaison modifications, & perform testing

  • Execute structure analysis, justification, &/or modification of legacy Roc Aircraft structure for envelope expansion or maintainability

  • Evaluate requirement needs or problem statements and propose solutions

  • Evaluate both technical and programmatic risk for potential solutions

  • Perform detail design, procure parts, advocate design through review process, document design

  • Execute project ranging from procurement, detail technician direction, aircraft configuration control

  • Test project as required, lead testing, evaluate data and hold closeout reviews

  • Prepare project for flight and brief status at Flight Readiness Reviews and other similar events

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in aircraft Structural Design

  • Experience in aircraft Structural Analysis

  • Experience in Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

  • Experience with CAD design (Catia V5), MS Office

  • CAD Design

  • Experience developing & negotiating requirements

  • Familiarity with risk management

  • Familiarity with configuration management systems such as JIRA

  • Excellent written & verbal communication

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from an accredited institution and 5-plus years of relevant experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience

  • US. Person Status

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Loads Development

  • Experience in Durability & Damage Tolerance Analysis

  • Experience developing new Aircraft from ground up

  • Experience with large transport aircraft

  • Experience using FEMAP/Nastran

  • Hands-on aircraft build, piloting, and flight test experience

Applicants must be a US citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for this role.

Stratolaunch is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Our management team does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, especially with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law:

Job Category: Engineering