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Launch Vehicle Stress Engineer 

We are mission critical 

Beyond Gravity, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, is the first startup to combine agility, speed and innovation with decades of experience and proven quality. Around 1600 employees at 12 locations in six countries (Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, Germany, USA and Finland) develop and manufacture products for satellites and launch vehicles with the goal of advancing humankind and enabling the exploration of the world and beyond. Beyond Gravity is the preferred supplier of structures for all types of launch vehicles and a leader in selected satellite products and for constellations in the New Space sector. Beyond Gravity also uses its space knowledge for applications outside of space technology: The high-precision products have already been used in the semiconductor industry for more than 20 years.


The successful Stress Engineer will support a variety of aerospace development programs tied to next generation launch vehicles. As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, the Stress Engineer will provide technical expertise and analytical solutions to support the design, development, and certification of components such as heat shields, interstage adaptors, fairings, and other launch vehicle components. This role will have a high impact on the conception, design, analysis and fabrication of the various components that Beyond Gravity produces in support of our growing customer base.  


Job Responsibilities:

•    Perform analysis tasks supporting product development activities
•    Support concept/trade studies in coordination with System Engineering
•    Develop/Construct FEM to support analysis tasks
•    Provide input to inspection and test plans
•    Perform predictive analysis and model correlations to support testing
•    Issue detailed technical reports documenting analysis performed
•    Participate and present in internal and external meetings and reviews
•    Coordinate analysis tasks with team lead and other technologies as applicable
•    Perform/Participate in analysis peer reviews as required
•    Verify and Validate Analysis Methods

•    Further, this role will develop and manage projects from start to finish and requires the ability to collaborate and communicate within the local team and our international organization.  


Job Requirements:

•    BS in Engineering

•    2+yrs experience preferred
•    Stress Analysis skills on composite and metallic structure
•    Experience with FEMAP / Nx Nastran
•    Robust Hand calculation skills / methods and Engineering judgment
•    ABAQUS proficiency a plus
•    MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
•    Problem solving skills
•    Good communication and cooperation
•    Organization skills


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


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Trinity, AL, US

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Engineering
Req ID:  6621

Nearest Major Market: Decatur

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