Liquid Rocket Research Engineer Featured
- Edwards, California
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Liquid Rocket Research Engineer job at Sierra Lobo in Edwards CA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Join an established team of engineers and program managers in the Engines Branch of the Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division (AFRL/RQR) performing research and development on various engine vehicle stage and launch vehicle technologies to enhance the nation s Space Access capability.Sierra Lobo offers customers a full range of professional and technical capabilities including Test and Evaluation Systems Engineering and Advanced Technologies. We also develop products and processes related to Cryogenic Fluid and Thermal Management Systems Densified Propellant Management Systems and Prototype Extreme Pressure and Temperature Systems. Our customers include the Department of Defense (DoD) the U.S. Air Force U.S. Navy U.S. Army Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).This position is located on the RTES contract at Edwards Air Force Base.EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranActivities would span from aiding technology demonstrators for advancing liquid rocket engine technology to investigating launch vehicle operations and facilitating flight-testing activities and contracts. Activities include overseeing the design fabrication and testing of test articles performing design/evaluation of various propulsion concepts developing test plans and procedures and ensuring that program goals are met within budget and schedule. The engineer will focus heavily on applied technology and demonstration efforts with a heavy emphasis on technology transition. The selected individual s activities will often span various disciplines such as combustion devices liquid rocket engine turbomachinery launch vehicle systems system integration or operation evaluations. The group has extensive collaborations with other portions of the Air Force and Space Force as well as other government agencies including NASA and industry and the candidate will be working closely with these other organizations. Some travel will be required.REQUISITE SKILLS:An understanding of thermodynamics fluid mechanics and heat transfer.A systems thinking approach to problem solving.Familiarity with rocket propulsion desirable.Familiarity with testing of complex systems desirable.The candidate shall have a good command of Microsoft Office software (Word Excel and PowerPoint). A good knowledge of the English language is required.The candidate shall be able to operate in a team environment and shall have good interpersonal reporting and communication skills (written and verbal).A self-motivated drive of increasing one s expertise and familiarity within a new technical discipline or technical area.QUALIFICATIONS:Candidates must have earned a B.S. degree or higher in Aerospace Mechanical or Systems Engineering or a similar discipline.The candidate must be a US citizen and be able to obtain a US security clearance.
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