LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
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At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments.
We are seeking Senior Systems Engineers with rocket propulsion hardware experience for full-time positions at our growing Huntsville, Alabama location. Typical duties:
Requirements derivation, allocation, and documentation in requirements database including coordination with customers on specifications and specification change management. Coordinates requirements, interfaces, and related specification change management with Integrated Product Team (IPT) members. Defines and coordinates requirements verification plans with IPT members, plans and manages compliance assessment and certification. Performs or supports functional analysis and coordinates system trade studies. Leads project risk assessment and management and prepares and reports results on mitigation plans.
Systems development activities of Large Solid Rocket Motor Programs, including propulsion system integration, solid rocket system development & verification planning, test planning, testing in various environments, solid rocket system and subsystem test, test equipment & facility coordination, test article assembly coordination & hardware assessment, instrumentation requirements and coordination, test readiness review & risk assessment and verification & test report documentation.
Assists chief engineer with team coordination and planning, interfacing with program management and customers. Provide leadership and discipline direction to less experienced engineers on team.
Communicates results in oral presentations and written communication. Limited travel in support of customer meetings and offsite testing as required.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Systems Engineering, or related discipline, and a minimum of nine (9) or more years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in solid rocket engine development, systems engineering & integration, verification and test.
Demonstrated leadership competency with strong technical and team-working skills required.
Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Advanced degree desirable.
Coursework in Systems Engineering disciplines (requirements and risk management, product development cycle) and rocket propulsion strongly desired.
Experience with DOORS or equivalent requirements management software preferred.
Must be willing and able to travel domestically as needed.
US Citizenship Only Required. Dual Citizenship does not meet job qualifications. Must be able 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.
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recogniz...ed for your outstanding work.Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:•Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.•Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft. Juno will arrive at Jupiter in 2016.•Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variety of satellites for military and commercial customers.In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings in various locations throughout the US.Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.