Spacecraft Structures Engineer

  • El Segundo, CA
  • Full Time
  • Structures, Propulsion & Mechanisms
  • Mid Level

 Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Job Summary
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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Performs Modal Analyses to assess structural characteristics and capabilities of Satellite Systems.
  • Develops and exercises structural models in support of mechanical design performance predictions.
  • Identifies and procures materials, processes, and facilities support 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 structural, mechanical or aerospace engineering.
  • Ability to perform static and dynamic analyses on structures and mechanisms using FEM and other tools.
  • Ability to design, develop, analyze, 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

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided. 

Before applying, please note: 
Millennium is a 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 are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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