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Aerojet Rocketdyne Senior Ballistics Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Overview

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an experienced a Senior Ballistic Engineer for our Huntsville, AL location. This is an exciting and challenging career opportunity where your expertise in combustion, grain design and performance analysis of solid rocket motor and igniter propellant grains will be utilized!.

What we can offer you:

Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne (https://rocket.com/careers)

Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.

Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical , Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match

Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program

Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.

Aerojet Rocketdyne has been recognized as one of America’s most trusted companies - https://www.newsweek.com/americas-most-trusted-companies-2022

This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Working under limited general supervision

55% - Perform ballistic modeling activities:

  • Perform trades for grain design that meet performance requirements.

  • Conduct grain design, performance analysis, pretest predictions with established methodologies for motor test firings.

  • Conduct post firing data correlations and/or burning rate analysis with established methodologies.

  • Analyze ballistic and propellant data for model updates.

  • Prepare technical reports and presentations documenting all activities.

35% - Continuous Improvement activities: Update current or proposed ballistic models/methodologies to improve technical fidelity and/or design cycle time.

10% - Design and Manufacturing Support: Prepare inputs for engineering drawings and specifications relating to solid rocket propellant grains. Coordinates design requirements of these grains with manufacturing personnel.

Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering) and five (5) or more years of engineering experience with solid rocket motor design and/or analysis or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in performing design and/or analysis of solid rocket motor propulsion systems is required.

  • Requires proficiency using ballistics models, SPP (or equivalent).

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is expected.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's or Doctorate degree in a field of engineering that relates to solid rocket motor phenomenology is preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience with aerospace product development efforts is desired.

  • Experience in software development is a plus.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne may be required prior to starting employment with the Company.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department atAccommodation Request. (accommodationrequest@rocket.com)

Location US-AL-Huntsville

Job ID 20029

Zip 35806

Category Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

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