Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.
We are seeking an Associate Engineer to join our Systems Engineering discipline at our West Palm Beach, FL office. This site operates on a 9/80 work schedule.
This position will support the RL10 rocket and Hypersonic engine programs, reporting to the Sr. Manager, System Development, Verification & Test Engineering.
95% - Operating under direct supervision, the candidate will be supporting RL10 Production & Development programs and Hypersonics programs, including system integration, engine system development & verification, planning, test planning, testing in various environments, engine system and subsystem test, test equipment & facility coordination, test article assembly coordination & hardware assessment, instrumentation requirements and coordination, test readiness review & risk assessment and verification & test report documentation.
10% - Limited travel in support of customer meetings an off-site testing as required.
Bachelor's in Aerospace, Mechanical, Systems Engineering or related technical discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A strong academic track record is required. An advanced degree is desirable. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.
US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Requires the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.