Structural Analysis Engineer

Job Locations US-WA-Kent
New Glenn
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As part of a unique and highly-skilled team, you’ll be responsible for structural analysis of space launch vehicle primary and secondary structures; as well as developing analysis processes. This is a hands-on position that involves all aspects of structural analysis throughout design, assembly, testing, and flight operations.


  • Detailed analysis of primary and secondary airframe structures
  • Supporting configuration development and trade studies
  • Improving enterprise analysis capabilities such as creating process automation tools for model creation, strength checks, and analysis report generation
  • Providing technical guidance on detailed design structural integrity
  • Maintain and report on activity schedule, budget and technical status


  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in engineering and 3+ years of experience with aircraft, spacecraft, launch vehicle structures, or automotive;
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien 
  • Demonstrated experience on launch vehicles, aircraft, or automobiles in at least three of the following areas:
    • Free-body diagramming for internal and reaction load derivation
    • Analysis of metallic and/or composite structures (skin-stringer, fittings, sandwich panels, etc.)
    • Analysis of stability critical structures
    • Mid-surfacing and generation of plate element meshes for large assembly models
    • Familiarity with classical aerospace sizing methods (Bruhn, Niu, Roark, etc.)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with one or more of the following analysis codes: Nastran, Ansys, Abaqus, LS-Dyna, Optistruct


  • Demonstrated process automation experience using scripting languages is highly desired (VBA, Matlab, Python, FORTRAN, etc.)
  • Composite design and analysis skills in any thermoset, thermoplastic, metal matrix or ceramic matrix composites
  • Experience with ProEngineer Wildfire 4 or greater 


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