Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Senior Structural Analyst (Rocket Propulsion Systems)

    Job ID 2018-4010
    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
  • Overview

    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.


    Primary job duties include engaging with propulsion system development teams to provide insight on structures, as well as producing independent analytical assessments. In addition, you will provide input for development of plans and schedules, assigning task work and tracking progress, development and delivery of reports and presentations, and collaboration with outside vendors and personnel from other NASA centers in the development of integrated flight hardware and Ground Support Equipment.


    • BS degree (MS preferred) from an ABET accredited institution in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering, or Engineering Mechanics with an emphasis in structural analysis required. Candidates with a BS degree and equivalent experience in another engineering discipline will also be considered. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Masters with at least 23 years of experience, or BS with at least 25 years of experience.
    • A minimum of 20 years experience in the application of finite element methods, empirical closed-form structural analysis techniques, and the assessment of failure mechanisms is required. 
    • Familiarity with one or more major commercial finite element code such as PATRAN, NASTRAN, ABAQUS, or ANSYS is required. 
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Word is required. 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. 
    • Familiarity with NASA standards and MSFC Specifications, as well as qualification / certification requirements and processes associated with rocket propulsion systems and man-rated vehicles is highly desired. 

    Due to this government contract, all candidates must be a US Citizen.

    EEO Statement

    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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