• Engines Structural Analyst II

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Blue Engines
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help design and develop rocket engines and propulsion systems that meet Blue Origin’s launch vehicle program requirements for various spaceflight systems. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Develop Component Finite Element Models based on interaction with the design and engine system analysis team.
    • Run FEM Simulations of rocket engine hardware including turbomachinery, manifolds, and thrust chambers
    • Use FEM to support test and failure investigations
    • Provide guidance to design engineers to improve the performance of designs
    • Communicate analysis results to the team


    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering and 2+ years of experience in structural analysis utilizing FEA
    • Excellent understanding of structural analysis/mechanics
    • Ability to work effectively in teams
    • Ability to be self-directed and balance several tasks at one time
    • Ability to communicate analysis results effectively
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


    • Experience with structural modeling of pressurized components, rocket engine hardware, or similar high performance hardware
    • Knowledge of ANSYS Mechanical or ABAQUS is strongly desired. 
    • Knowledge of at least one programming/scripting language (Python/MATLAB/etc)


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