Propulsion Engineer, Combustion Devices

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Building the future of space propulsion.

Frontier Aerospace Corporation conceptualizes, designs, proves and additively manufactures innovate inspace and launch system rocket propulsion thrusters. From concept ideation, to product development or
design verification testing, we have a proven philosophy for propulsion development that produces
reliable, tested designs that are ready for hand-off for final flight design qualification. We are currently
working on the TALOS program, delivering critical payload to the Moon.

Our people is what makes our dream come to fruition. We are seeking a Propulsion Engineer, Combustion
Devices to be responsible for designing, developing, building, qualifying and flying our systems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Handling and creating the critical engine components
  • Meet design requirements by carefully selecting the right approach
  • Nozzle and injector sizing using performance analysis tools
  • Working under operational parameters to complete design work
  • Develop, test and qualify multiple products/Support initial production builds
  • Design and build test hardware and development/production tooling
  • Design, fabrication and testing of fluid systems at elevated pressures and extreme temperatures
  • Technical writing and communication including test plans and design reviews

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Engineering or a related field
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability using CAD design (CREO) and PLM (WindChill) software
  • Demonstrated analysis capability using hand calcs, rocket performance evaluation routines: CEA,
    TDK, VIPER, as well as FEA (Ansys, Fluent, OpenFoam)
  • Ability to program scripts in Fortran 77-95, VBA, Matlab, Batch Scripting, CommandLine, C++,
    Python
  • Understanding of additive manufacturing processes, materials, and GD&T
  • Strong understanding of compressible/incompressible flow and thermodynamics
  • Aerospace hardware design and development
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain U.S. security clearance

Tagged as: Matlab, python, C++, VBA, fortran 77/95, CEA, TDK, viper, batch scripting, commandline

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