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Sr Stress Engineer

Company: Virgin Galactic
Location: Mojave
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Virgin Galactic, (SPCE:NYSE), recognizes that the answers to many of the challenges we face in sustaining life on our beautiful but fragile planet, lie in making better use of space. Sending people to space has not only expanded our understanding of science, but taught us amazing things about human ingenuity, physiology and psychology. From space, we are able to look with a new perspective both outward and back. From space, the borders that are fought over on Earth are arbitrary lines. From space, it is clear that there is much more that unites us than divides us. We are at the vanguard of a new industry determined to pioneer twenty-first century spacecraft, which will open space to everybody and change the world for good. Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Galactic If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today! + Develops standardized finite element and classical analysis methods + Works closely with the M&P team to development of material property and allowables + Reviews, updates, and compiles engineering analytical definition of structural components and assemblies. + Plays an integral role in the work flow release process for structural designs + Supports review of manufacturing plans and procedures to ensure compliance with design and loads requirements + Supports the creation of structural test plans which will be used to verify manufacturing + Integrates efforts across multiple disciplines to define company-wide programs for Non Destructive Inspection, Effects of Defects, Damage and Durability Tolerance, etc. + + Bachelors degree from an accredited institution, with a concentration in a relevant Engineering discipline + Experience in aircraft or spacecraft composite fabrication, design, and analysis processes + Knowledge of composites manufacturing and sizing of composite structures using FEA models, including pre and post processing of NASTRAN models and associated sizing of composite structures + Minimum 10 years or more of applicable experience in the analysis of structural systems using strength of materials and finite element based methods + Experience with free-body diagrams and classical stress analysis techniques + Hands-on experience with composites part fabrication and assembly processes and proficiency in FEMAP a plus + Pilot, aircraft homebuilding and rapid prototyping experience a strong plus + Excellent verbal and written communication skills + Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills + Excellent computer skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint + Experience with the design of flight vehicles or vehicle systems to a set of requirements or standards such as CFR 14, Part 400, Part 23 and 25, military or NASA are highly desired + Experience with manufacturing-based ERP systems, such as Oracle, is a plus ITAR Requirements To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR 120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. iCIMS Req Number: 2021-6077 FLSA Status: Exempt External Company URL: / Street: 16555 Spaceship Landing Way Post End Date: 6/2/2021

Keywords: Virgin Galactic, Lancaster , Sr Stress Engineer, Other , Mojave, California

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