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Structural Analyst - Flight and Ground Loads

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900006241 Date posted 01/24/2019
Location Saint Louis Missouri United States
Job Description
The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) organization is seeking individuals for engineering entry level to early career positions as a Loads Analyst in St. Louis, Missouri for their Tactical Aircraft programs including the F-15 Eagle and F/A-18 Super Hornet families of aircraft.  Candidates will support loads assessments for various production and developmental aircraft and weapons products in Global Strike and Surveillance.  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 loading for all components and sub-systems. 
The positions require strong analytic problem solving skills with familiarity with basic aerodynamics, stability and control, 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.
An ability to obtain an interim and/or final clearance (post-start) is required for this position.
Position Responsibilities:
Assists in computing air vehicle loads, by using analytical models that incorporate structure, aerodynamics, and control systems characteristics
Assists in performing design, fatigue and damage tolerance analyses that meet defined requirements, to support vehicle design.
Participates in 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.
Provides 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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Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in aerospace or mechanical engineering.
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
  • ABET Engineering degree in Aeronautical/Aerospace/Astronautical is preferred. 
  • GPA  3.0/4.0 preferred.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced, diverse work environment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • An exceptionally positive and solution oriented can-do attitude. 
  • Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources
  • Knowledge of technical data verification and validation practices (e.g., technical review of engineering data, analysis simulation, or actual procedure demonstration)
  • Familiarity with Finite Element Modeling including NASTRAN and/or PATRAN.
Typical Education and 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.

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