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Spacecraft Structures Engineer

As a Spacecraft Structures Engineer, you will be responsible for mechanical and structural elements of our satellites. Your designs and analyses will ensure that our space vehicles survive their complete development and operational lifecycles, including test, transport, launch, initialization and long-term operations.



  • Performs static and dynamic design and analysis tasks necessary to deliver high performance satellite systems.
  • Develops high fidelity models to predict both system responses and local environments within the system structure.
  • Performs spacecraft design, configuration, layout, and mass properties analysis
  • Develops and exercises structural models in support of mechanical design performance predictions
  • Identifies and procures materials, processes, and facilities necessary to deliver a qualified spacecraft structure.
  • Manages structural qualification testing on spacecraft systems and components including test design, test conduct, data reduction, analysis, and reporting.
  • Develops and documents required design and analysis processes.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering.
  • Ability to perform static and dynamic analyses on structures and mechanisms using FEM and other tools
  • Ability to design, develop, implement, test, and operate structural, and mechanical systems for spacecraft.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years’ experience with NASTRAN
  • 3 years’ experience with spacecraft or aircraft structures design
  • 3 years’ experience with SolidWorks



Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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