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Propulsion Systems Engineer - Entry Level

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700025849 Date posted 12/06/2017
Location El Segundo California United States
Job Description
Primary Overview:
Propulsion System Design Engineer Level 2 supports definition of requirements for satellite propulsion systems, auxiliary power systems and vehicle fuel and tank systems. Candidate will be supporting Satellite Vehicle Engineering organization and multiple satellite product lines at the Boeing Satellite Development Center, based in Los Angeles. 

Candidate performs following:
  • Assists to define, coordinate and control the functional and physical interfaces between the propulsion system and the vehicle.
  • Assists in developing specifications for associated vehicle systems to meet customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Documents configurations and designs of propulsion sub-systems and components.
  • Assists in using various testing, analysis, modeling and simulation tools to estimate or calculate system performance.
  • Assists in the performance of certification tests for propulsion sub-systems and components.
  • Assists in supporting fielded systems to assure continued reliability and airworthiness.
  • Supports development of concepts for future propulsion systems to meet anticipated requirements.
  • Works under close supervision.
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Space and Missile Systems

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.

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification:
Bachelor's and 2 or more years' experience or a Master's degree with 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience or research, education, and technical knowledge related to space-based propulsion systems is a plus. 
  • Experience/skills with C++ coding and MATLAB scripting preferred. 
  • Skills with propulsion analysis/design tools, flow modeling, architectural filing preferred. 
  • Commitment to translating tribal knowledge to documented processes/procedures and standards a plus.

Experience Level
Entry Level

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