Engineering Intern - Summer

Cocoa, Florida, United States

Full Time

10 days ago

Job description

You will be part of a team of driven and enthusiastic engineers working to prototype, design,
develop, and test innovative new hybrid rocket engines and vehicle sub-systems for our small
launch vehicle.

We are looking for interns in multiple engineering disciplines, including aerospace, mechanical,
electrical, guidance navigation and control, and systems engineering.

You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced and often uncertain environment, contributing
to innovative solutions, while demonstrating personal leadership, technical competence, and
attention to detail. A willingness to branch outside your comfort zone is essential… we’re a small
fast-paced company and everyone pitches in when needed. This is an opportunity to get in near
the ground floor of an expanding space launch start-up and have a direct impact on the
development and production of a completely new space launch vehicle.

Travel Required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
(Duties and responsibilities which occupy a major portion of time and importance in the job.
Incumbent(s) perform one or more of the following duties.)
• Work in teams and individually in the research, prototype development, and testing
(analytical and experimental) of hybrid rocket engines and/or space launch vehicle subsystems.
• Support hybrid rocket engine component and assembly design.
• Analyze component and engine/component test data and support subsequent data reviews.
• Assist in detailed analysis of launch vehicle sub-systems and individual components and
provide recommendations for correction or improvement.
• Support configuration design studies and development of prototype systems.
• Perform other duties as required.

• Knowledge of the rocket engine design cycle including trade studies, design and analysis,
production, assembly, test support and data review.
• Demonstrated familiarity with data analysis and data processing
• Ability to read and interpret engineering standards and technical requirements and apply
configuration management procedures.

• Ability to communicate technical information effectively.
• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
• Willingness to work flexible hours as necessary
• US Person as defined in 22 CFR Part 120.15 (U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents,
refugees and those given asylum in the United States, and temporary residents granted
amnesty) since work includes ITAR controlled technical data

Preferred Skills and Education
• Strong technical fundamentals in the design of space launch vehicles/vehicle subsystems
including one or more of the following: propulsion, structures, fluids systems, guidance
navigation and control, avionics, power systems, thermodynamics, and/or systems
• Working knowledge of hybrid rocket engine design and function.
• Familiarity with handling cryogenic liquids a plus.
• Familiar with SolidWorks or similar CAD software.
• Familiar with MATLAB or similar software.
• Familiar with LabView or similar software.

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