标 题: Propulsion Engineer
General Atomics • Huntsville, AL
Posted 15 days ago
General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s
leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the
nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and
advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with
diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) is a supplier of advanced
electromagnetic systems, related power equipment and other high technology
products for a variety of government and commercial applications. These
include products such as the design and fabrication of linear motors,
superconducting and conventional rotating motors, power inverters, high-
energy capacitors, radiation monitoring systems, high-voltage direct current
power distribution systems, and numerous other products.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Propulsion
Engineer to support a variety of Internal Research and Development (IRAD),
government contracted missile, satellite, and unmanned aerial vehicle
projects in our Huntsville, AL location.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supports operation of engineering systems and documents any problems.
Responsible for analyzing, designing, developing, integrating and
testing solid rocket and air breathing propulsion systems.
Devises new approaches to resolve unusual or complex engineering
Responsible for performing propulsion-related analysis, conceptual
sizing and design of propulsion systems, managing propulsion subcontractors
in the development and test of propulsion systems, and integrating and
testing propulsion hardware.
Support proposal and business development activities.
Troubleshoot conflicting design/development requirements, difficult
coordination requirements, and special material requirements.
Provides documentation and makes technical presentations as required.
May represent the organization as the prime technical contact on small
contracts or single component projects.
Provides direction to design or technical staff and may lead a team of
moderately experienced professional staff.
Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in
engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution
and progressive engineering experience as follows; six or more years of
experience with a bachelors degree, four or more years of experience with a
masters degree, or two or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent
engineering experience in lieu of education.
Must be a US Citizen. This job requires a DOD SECRET security clearance,
with ability to upgrade to TOP SECRET.
Experience in systems engineering, systems integration, risk management,
missile systems, and satellites is highly desired.
Experience in liquid rocket engines, ramjets, scramjets, and
troubleshooting complex propulsion systems is desired.
Must have a thorough understanding of engineering concepts, principles,
codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those
concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and
practices in related technical specialties.
Must possess the ability to develop and communicate new concepts; apply
them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and
coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task
level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a
range of complex problems.
Must have strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation,
and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a
team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas;
capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact and,
lead a team of moderately experienced professional employees on single
Able to work extended hours as required.
Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25%
Clearance Required? Yes