Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Structural Loads and Dynamics Engineer – Vibroacoustics/Shock Specialist (clearance required)

    Job ID 2018-3996
    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    MUST HAVE DoD Secret Clearance or Above


    Geocent's Aerospace & Defense Engineering Sector offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Space and Missile Defense Industry. Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide. 


    The Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program is the Minuteman III replacement system led by the United States Air Force. Our team is supporting the USAF’s nuclear deterrence mission to replace the entire weapon system and refurbish the existing ground systems infrastructure.


    We are searching for highly qualified candidates with technical expertise and analytical solutions to support the development of new space vehicles and test/launch facilities. Working independently and in integrated, collaborative teams, your requirements / responsibilities would include:

    • Proficiency in shock, vibration, and acoustic environment measurement/prediction/analysis, and laboratory testing.
    • Solid foundation in basic structural mechanics, in addition to high-frequency skills.
    • Working independently on advanced development projects, will require excellent collaboration and communication skills


    • Prediction of launch vehicle shock, vibration, and acoustic environments due to engine, aero, pyro, or other sources
    • Shock, vibration and acoustic measurement/data interpretation of ground and flight tests
    • Development, supervision, and verification of component environmental tests
    • Develop and refine vibroacoustic test methods, procedures, levels, and duration
    • Other high and low-frequency loads tasks as required


    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering 5+ years of experience in launch and space vehicle vibroacoustic analysis/measurement/testing
    • Passion for launch vehicle high-frequency structural loads development/validation/testing
    • Solid foundation of vibroacoustic and structural static/dynamic fundamentals, including PSD, OASPL, SRS, static/dynamic equilibrium, stress/strain/modulus, bending/shear/axial force development, etc.
    • MATLAB proficiency
    • Ability to work effectively in a multi-discipline team and provide technical guidance and insight


    Must have or be able to obtain security clearance.







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    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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