Senior Level Propulsion Engineer - Hypersonics

Boeing Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 8 months ago

Job Description:

Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T) is the advanced research and development organization of The Boeing Company. We provide innovative technologies that enable the development of future aerospace solutions and improve the quality, performance, and cost of existing Boeing products and services. This Senior Level Propulsion Engineer position will join the Propulsion team for work on advanced propulsion technology and integration. Join our team to make the Boeing vehicle concepts of the future into reality!

The successful candidate will have experience in multidisciplinary analysis and optimization, flight vehicle system performance, computational fluid dynamics, and air-breathing propulsion concepts and systems. This position also requires experience creating and validating new concepts, and novel design and analysis processes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Shapes strategy and policy at an organizational level on all aspects of propulsion system, auxiliary power system and fuel system design, integration, testing and certification.

  • Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

  • Leads multidisciplinary, multi-program or multi-system integration efforts to support propulsion design definition certification and validation.

  • Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and programs.

  • Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies.

  • Provides consultation across the business unit with regard to propulsion integration.

  • Identifies the need for new tools and processes.

  • Works under consultative direction.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


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Relocation Assistance Available

No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in aerospace or mechanical engineering.

  • More than 5 years of aerospace industry experience within Propulsion Systems

  • More than 3 years of engineering leadership experience

  • More than 1 year of experience with hypersonic systems

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with the following:

  • Hypersonic or supersonic airframe-propulsion integration including design and engineering analysis

  • Turbine, ramjet, and scramjet engine cycles and cycle analysis

  • High-speed inlet design and analysis, including combined-cycle inlets

  • High-speed nozzle design and analysis including combined-cycle nozzles

  • Computational fluid dynamics applied to propulsion integration

  • Experience with turbine engine component design

  • Experience developing and presenting presentations to executive leadership

  • Experience with new business acquisition (to include leading customer-focused new business development and strategic investment initiatives)

Typical Education / Experience:

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's 14 or more years' experience, Master's with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

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