188502 - Sr Engineer, Ballistic Analysis
Industry
ENG
Region
AL-Alabama
City
Huntsville
State
AL
Rate
$DOE
Duration
6 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr. Engineer, Ballistic Analysis for an opening in Huntsville, AL.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
85% - Perform ballistic modeling activities:
Perform trades for grain design that meet performance requirements.
Conduct grain design, performance analysis, pretest predictions with established methodologies for motor test firings.
Conduct post firing data correlations and/or burning rate analysis with established methodologies.
Analyze ballistic and propellant data for model updates.
• Prepare technical reports and presentations documenting all activities.

10% - Design and Manufacturing Support: Prepare inputs for engineering drawings and specifications relating to solid rocket propellant grains. Coordinates design requirements of these grains with manufacturing personnel.

5% - Continuous Improvement activities: Update current or proposed ballistic models/methodologies to improve technical fidelity and/or design cycle time.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Demonstrated experience in performing design and/or analysis of solid rocket motor propulsion systems is required.
Requires proficiency using ballistics models, SPP (or equivalent).
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is expected.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
A Master's or Doctorate degree in a field of engineering that relates to solid rocket motor phenomenology is preferred.
Knowledge and experience with aerospace product development efforts is desired.
Experience in software development is a plus.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering) and five (5) or more years of engineering experience with solid rocket motor design and/or analysis or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

WORK HOURS:
9/80
Full-Time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Richard Barrett
rbarrett@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x246 or (800) 927-9318 x246

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.