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Experienced Structural Analysis Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900006338 Date posted 01/24/2019
Location El Segundo California United States
Job Description

Boeing Space and Launch, In-Space Vehicles is searching for a Experienced Structural Analysis Engineer  (level 4) to develops, integrates and documents structural requirements to establish the system design for satellite product lines. This position is located in El Segundo, CA.



Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Performs detailed structural analysis to determine structural integrity (margins of safety), using classical techniques and Boeing tools, to support drawing release, establishes maintenance/inspection programs and supports the Manufacturing Review Board process.
  • Integrates component-level structural math models and performs integrated analysis, using finite element methods, to develop internal loads and stresses in order to verify structural integrity.
  • Performs structural analysis and provides expertise to respond to customer inquiries, develops service bulletins, investigates failures and coordinate with regulatory agencies, to maintain continued airworthiness/mission capability.
  • Guides structural design and configuration development. Performs trade studies to optimize structure and meet program requirements.
  • Documents structural analyses and data, required to show compliance with Boeing, customer and regulatory requirements, at a component level.
  • Develops, deploys and supports in-house and commercial application software to enable efficient performance of engineering tasks to reduce cycle time and drive product improvements.
  • Researches and prepares data to support definition of structural design requirements.
  • Researches new technology applications, new product designs and structural life enhancement concepts, to improve products at the program level.
  • Develops test plans, conducts pre-test analysis, monitors tests, analyzes and correlates test data, and documents results, to develop and certify structural concepts, investigates failures and develops material allowable.


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Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.



Typical Education / Experience:

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience):


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in an engineering discipline is required.
  • Experience performing stress analysis using manual hand calculations.
  • Experience with Analysis tools Nastran/Patran.
  • Experience with Finite Analysis.


Preferred Qualifications (Required skills and Experience):

  • Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) by the federal government within the last 5 years.
  • Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Applied Mechanics, Structural, and Civil are preferred.
  • Experience with Space based systems.
  • Good communicator and collaborator on multi-discipline teams.
  • Experience with design and analysis of high modulus composites is desired.
  • Experience as a Stress Analysis Engineering lead.
  • Experience managing/leading engineering projects.
  • Experience mentoring junior engineers.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

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