Geocent Recruiting Team

  • JSEG Mechanical Design Engineer (Mid Level)

    Job ID 2018-5078
    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.


    We are searching for an expert to support planning, execution, and integration of mechanical structural and testing

    in support of the SLS vehicle development. Working independently and/or in an integrated, collaborative team, your

    responsibilities would include:

    • Providing SLS Structures and Environments (STE) support in the mechanical structural design discipline for the SLS vehicle design
    • Supporting our MSFC customer’s Structural & Mechanical Design Branch (EV32). Specific responsibilities include:
      • Independently prepares (or directs others in the preparation of) criteria, computations/analyses, specifications, cost estimates, and technical reports in a specific area of technical expertise.
      • Selects and applies engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity.
      • Creates 3D solid models and review of 2D drawings.
      • Reviews and evaluates the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from
      • accomplishment of engineering tasks.
      • Operates with general instructions; selected portions of work will be reviewed in detail to measure adequacy of approach, execution, and presentation.



    Degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 4 years of experience; Masters with at least 8 years of experience, or a BS with at least 10 years of experience.

    Skills and experience should demonstrate:

    • Experience in launch vehicle structural dynamics analysis and test.
    • Experience as a senior engineer leading and working with teams and products needed to design, develop, analyze,
    • integrate, simulate, and validate mathematical models of launch vehicle hardware and systems.
    • Expertise in complex system end-to-end development ranging from requirements development, environment definition, structural design, hardware integration, and flight verification that lead to flight certification.
    • Experience with launch vehicle elements, vehicle integration and analysis and with MSFC system engineering
    • High proficiency in 3-D CAD including, but not limited to large assembly management, 2-D drafting, and Windchill product lifecycle management.
    • Experience with product review and validation procedure such as ISO-9001.
    • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and independent problem solving skills are required.

    Must be US citizen to comply with government contract.


    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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