Strength Analyst Engineer 4

Decatur, Al, United States

Full Time

2 months ago

Job description

Date: Feb 15, 2024

Location: Decatur, ALABAMA, US, 35601

Company: United Launch Alliance

Requisition ID: 7

Location: ULA - Decatur

At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.

We care about your career development at ULA! Your hard work, time, and experience as an employee is invaluable as you take the next step in your career. Current employees are encouraged to apply even if you don't believe that you have satisfied all listed requirements. Once you apply, our recruiting team will review your resume and reach out if they have any questions about your application before passing it along to the hiring leader for your role.

Job Overview & Responsibilities

  • Lead and coach teammates who perform strength, fatigue, and fracture analysis for structural components and assemblies.
  • The candidate will be required to review and create analysis models, perform hand calculations, and have an understanding of analysis best practices to provide strength inputs and recommendations for existing and new designs.
  • The candidate will be required to review and approve 3-D engineering layouts, 3-D models, designs/drawings, and 2-D drawing changes for a variety of mechanical system components.
  • The candidate will make engineering design recommendations with consideration of thermal, mechanical, and pressure loading using appropriate material properties, configurations, safety factors, etc.
  • Analysis results will be documented in strength reports.
  • Lead &/or support internal peer reviews, tabletop reviews, and formal design reviews as needed.
  • Evaluate hardware non-conformances to support production activities.
  • Candidate will participate in internal/external design reviews, and technical interchange meetings (TIMs), and may be expected to present analysis products at preliminary/critical design reviews (PDR/CDR).

Required Education

Bachelor

Required Years of Experience

Minimum of 6 years of related work experience

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Understanding of analysis tools and methodology such as:
    • NASTRAN (Static, Modal, Dynamic and Non-Linear Analysis Solutions)
    • FEMAP pre/post processor
  • Experience analyzing structural components (machined primary/secondary structure).
  • General knowledge of fabrication methods for mechanical hardware, such as machining, welding, processing, and assembly.
  • Understanding of:
    • Bolted joint modeling and analysis
    • GD&T standards and principles
    • Analysis best practices and underlying assumptions
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Aerospace material properties.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.

What makes ULA different?

Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.

We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including:

  • 401(k) match plus an additional employer contribution
  • Discretionary annual incentive bonus for eligible employees
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible work environments

Additionally, most salaried ULA team members work a "9/80 schedule," meaning they enjoy every other Friday off.

Benefits and work schedules may vary for union-represented hourly positions and are described in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 22 CFR 120.62 (e.g., U.S. Citizen, Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. See 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program.

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