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Propulsion Systems Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700025843 Date posted 12/06/2017
Location El Segundo California United States
Job Description
Primary Overview:
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 Boeing 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.
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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 5 or more years' experience, Master's degree with 3 or more years' experience or PhD 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.

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.

Experience Level
Entry Level

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Yes, 10 % of the Time

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