The Boeing Company Lead Structural Analysis Engineer in Titusville, Florida
At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us. The Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Space and Launch division is seeking an Lead Structural Analysis Engineering (Level 4) to provide support to the X-37B and other proprietary programs for the Experimental Systems Group (ESG). The Experimental Systems Group is part of Boeing Space and Launch, In-Space Vehicles organization, which manages the company's major commercial and government satellite and ground programs for communications, national defense and other missions. This position will develop, integrate and document structural requirements to establish the system design. This position coordinates with other engineering groups to establish the product's environment and loads development, guide product design and verifies structural integrity by using analytical methods, such as finite element models/simulations, hand calculations, design-sine and other analysis tools (NASTRAN, PATRAN, CREO-Simulate, Common Structures Workstation, and home-grown tools) throughout the product life-cycle. This position is located in Kennedy Space Center, FL. This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Basic relocation is available for internal candidates. Primary Responsibilities: Performs detailed structural analysis to determine structural integrity (margins of safety), using classical techniques and Boeing tools, to support drawing release, establishes maintenance/inspection programs and supports the Manufacturing Review Board process. Integrates component-level structural math models and performs integrated analysis, using finite element methods, to develop internal loads and stresses in order to verify structural integrity. Performs structural analysis and provides expertise to respond to customer inquiries, develops service bulletins, investigates failures and coordinate with regulatory agencies, to maintain continued airworthiness/mission capability. Guides structural design and configuration development. Performs trade studies to optimize structure and meet program requirements. Documents structural analyses and data, required to show compliance with Boeing, customer and regulatory requirements, at a component level. Develops, deploys and supports in-house and commercial application software to enable efficient performance of engineering tasks to reduce cycle time and drive product improvements. Researches and prepares data to support definition of structural design requirements. Researches new technology applications, new product designs and structural life enhancement concepts, to improve products at the program level. Develops test plans, conducts pre-test analysis, monitors tests, analyzes and correlates test data, and documents results, to develop and certify structural concepts, investigates failures and develops material allowables. Supports Integration and Test by assessing out of spec conditions and providing recommendations in a timely manner This position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active). Typical Education and Experience: Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 or more years' 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. Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience): Experience performing stress analysis using manual hand calculations. Experience working with analysis tools, such as Nastran/Patran. Experience with drawing release processes. Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills and Experience): Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Applied Mechanics, Structural, and Civil are preferred. Experience with Space based systems. Experience effectively communicating and collaborating on multi-discipline teams Experience with design and analysis of high modulus composites is desired. Experience leading structural and mechanical tests of vehicles and/or subsystems Experience managing/leading engineering projects. Experience mentoring junior engineers. Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies
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