This is a very exciting opportunity to work with one of the world's largest aerospace companies!
The contracts are regularly extended and direct opportunities are often available.
Leads and provides technical quality review of the development and documentation of mechanical and fluid systems and thermal environment to establish the system design. Leads activities to validate and verify mechanical and fluid systems requirements. Leads the development, maintenance or modification of system components' designs/proposals to provide installation and detail documentation. Performs and documents analyses. Manages supplier development, test and production activities and directs the supplier to optimize integration and achieve program goals. Prioritizes, delegates and tracks performance and documentation of analyses of mechanisms/landing gear/ordnance components and systems selecting appropriate methods to validate or assess the design. Supports proposal preparation and new business development efforts. Trains and coaches others. Works under minimal direction.
Key skills :
The systems architecture experience in order of importance:
Landing Gear Powerplant (turbofan integration) Fire protection Hydraulics
Systems Engineers who have the following:
Systems Architecture development System requirement Development Systems Analysis
On-site/Hybrid in Manassas, VA - preferred
On-site/Hybrid in Cambridge, MA - acceptable
Fully Remote - acceptable, case-by-base
Lead the design, analysis, test, and integration of air vehicle subsystems, including but not limited to:
o Landing gear, Steering, Braking, Flight control actuation, Hydraulic systems, Launch and recovery, Payload doors, Environment control system ECS, Ground service equipment - GSE
Support definition of requirements for air vehicle subsystems.
Manage functional and physical interfaces between vehicle subsystems and the vehicle.
Performs analysis, modeling, and simulation to verify subsystems and components meet requirements.
Support execution of component, subsystem, and system-level testing, including generating test plans and procedures, test execution, and analysis of test results.
Communicates information about vehicle subsystem design, requirements, and performance between the design team, management, customer, subcontractors, and vendors.
Minimum of B.S. in mechanical or aerospace engineering (or related STEM discipline) plus 9+ years of relevant experience (or equivalent combination of technical education and experience).
Demonstrated expertise in development of aerospace vehicle subsystems.
Experience with CAD software (CATIA V5 preferred).
Excellent written and communication skills.
Must be a U.S. Person.
Experience leading the development of aerospace systems, from conceptual design through production.
Project management experience.
Experience with system engineering processes, including but not limited to requirements development, system safety analysis (FHA, FTA, FMEA development), and reliability analysis.
Experience with finite element analysis, multi-body dynamics analysis, and/or thermal analysis.
Hands-on experience working with machine shops, specifying fasteners, bearings, and other hardware, integrating prototype aircraft, and conducting performance tests.
The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is the main reason we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests, while also providing industry leading customer service.
We support the majority of Aerospace OEM's and Tier 1 Suppliers across the United States.
We have a national medical, dental and vision plan with United Healthcare and we also have a 401K offering. In some states and on some openings there is bonus potential, sick pay and holiday pay for those who qualify.
The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)