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PROPULSION LIAISON ENGINEER

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Location :

1 Rocket Rd
Hawthorne, CA 90250

Overview :

In an era when most technology based products follow a path of ever-increasing capability and reliability while simultaneously reducing costs, launch vehicles today are little changed from those of 40 years ago. SpaceX aims to change this paradigm by developing a family of launch vehicles which will ultimately reduce the cost and increase the reliability of space access by a factor of ten. …

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PROPULSION LIAISON ENGINEER

Hawthorne, CA, US

 

SpaceX - Full-Time | Job date : 07-06-2018

Description

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life beyond Earth.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Serve as the propulsion department’s primary point of contact for customer interaction and other business development activities

Track vehicle certification activities

Provide customer briefings including program status updates and technical anomaly discussions

Review actions and follow-up on customer requests

Field customer requests and inquiries to the greatest extent possible before tapping into additional engineering support

Prioritize customer related work and the required engineering resources

Maintain a database of documents and responses provided to customers

Maintain relevant propulsion schedules for individual customers

Support customer reviews as the propulsion liaison both onsite and offsite when required

Answer questions and take actions when answers cannot be provided. Follow-up on all actions

Arrange additional engineering support for reviews when required

Proposal content creation, review, and editing

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline 

2+ years of professional experience interacting with commercial aerospace companies or government aerospace agencies 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Experience certifying commercial products for governmental use

Liquid rocket engine development experience

3+ years of experience at a nimble engineering organization in a highly technical position that required a scrappy, entrepreneurial manner to accomplish tasks with tight time or budget constraints

Deep understanding of thermodynamics, compressible and incompressible flow, thermochemistry mechanics, and materials

Professional experience using Siemens NX (Unigraphics), ANSYS or Fluent

Understanding of engineering fundamentals and the ability to perform basic analysis

Positive attitude in the face of extreme challenges

Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.