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Mid-Level Loads & Dynamics Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900035219 Date posted 02/20/2019
Location Saint Louis Missouri United States
Job Description

The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) organization is seeking individuals for experienced engineers to apply for positions as mid-level Loads Analyst or Structural Dynamics analyst in St. Louis, Missouri for their advanced air vehicle, weapons, and proprietary programs.


Candidates will support loads and/or structural dynamics assessments for various production and developmental aircraft and weapons products at the St Louis and surrounding sites. They will be assigned to teams that design, analyze, and test Boeing products to assess the impact of launch, flight and landing environments / maneuvers on vehicle structural response and to predict structural loading and stiffness requirements for all parts and sub-systems.


The positions require strong analytic problem solving skills with familiarity with basic aerodynamics, stability and control, structural dynamics (i.e. vibration, shock, acoustic noise, buffet, and dynamic store release), aero-elastic stability, and finite element modeling. Proficiency is required in one or more higher-level programming languages such as C, Fortran, MATLAB, or similar. The ability to effectively coordinate requirements with internal suppliers and customers is also required. Occasional travel is expected.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop air vehicle dynamic environmental service requirements.
  • Develop dynamic vehicle loads & dynamics models.
  • Perform flutter, divergence, buffet, and other dynamic analysis to support air vehicle design.
  • Collaborate with the airframe & subsystems design and analysis engineers to generate integrated Modelling & Simulation models and Dynamic Analysis Tools & Processes consistent with a Model Based Engineering environment.
  • Monitor and analyze component and vehicle level vibration, shock, and endurance tests.
  • Review airframe and subsystems hardware packages for flight worthiness and to ensure the air vehicle meets the dynamic service environment.
  • Provide onsite support and/or leadership for hardware vendor qualification tests.
  • Participate and/or lead wind tunnel, ground and flight test programs, by assisting in the development of test requirements, providing data for pre-test analysis, monitoring testing, assisting in data analysis and documenting results, in order to support design and verification of vehicle and components.
  • Generate and provide data to support the definition and documentation of structural design requirements for the service life of the product, to ensure company, customer and regulatory requirements are met.
  • Participates in verifying that vehicle design meets requirements, by assisting in the analysis or test.
  • Documents results, in order to substantiate structural integrity and show compliance with customer and regulatory requirements.

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Engineering Core

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


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.
  • Demonstrated experience in aerodynamics, structural Analysis, structural dynamics, or stability and control.  
  • Experience in Modeling & Simulation.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Possess interpersonal communication (written & verbal) skills in a team oriented environment.
  • Ability to interact professionally with customer, supplier, field & production representatives.

Desired Qualifications (Preferred Skills/Experience):

  • Experience in Tools & Process development.

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.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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