Senior Reentry Systems Engineer in Laurel, MD

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Less than 5 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

Are you passionate about reentry system design and working in the field of hypersonics?

Do you love solving significant problems with a diverse team of engineers?

If so, we are seeking an engineer to help us perform trade studies, performance evaluations, and conceptual design studies of reentry systems. As a member of the team, you will help guide analysis and participate in the integration and testing of reentry systems

As a Senior Reentry Systems Engineer …

  • You will conduct engineering analysis, design, and performance of reentry bodies
  • You will lead trade studies on various reentry systems
  • You will lead reentry systems integration and interface analysis
  • You will evaluate flight test telemetry to ascertain missile and/or reentry body performance
  • You will collaborate with cross-discipline teams to advise sponsors and industry partners on engineering challenges and design trades
  • You will generate reports and presentations to communicate findings to team members and government partners


You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you…

  • Have a M.S. in engineering and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Have knowledge of key reentry subject areas such as aerodynamic performance, flight dynamics, and/or subsystem performance
  • Have experience in design, integration, and/or testing of reentry systems
  • Have strong computer experience and programming skills, including MATLAB
  • Have the ability to interact effectively with colleagues of different experience levels and backgrounds including external industry and military sponsors
  • Are willing and able to travel occasionally to attend meetings or tests at other government and contractor sites
  • Will be content working in closed area facilities
  • Have strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Have demonstrated initiative, interest in skill development and the flexibility to accept assignments of dynamic scope and skill
  • Are willing to travel for meetings and field tests (approx. 30-35 days per year)
  • Have an active final Secret Clearance and are able to obtain a Top Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship

You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you…

  • Have previous experience with Navy and/or Air Force strategic reentry systems
  • Have an extensive background in some or all of the following categories: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and/or aero-thermal analysis, aerodynamics, structural dynamics, and interface performance requirements
  • Have previous design experience for related missile and reentry body subsystems
  • Currently have an active Top Secret Clearance