Senior Aerospace Engineer - Niceville, FL

Full-Time - Posted 130 days ago
Job Location:
Niceville, FL


The Senior Aerospace Engineer role is a full-time exempt position. The successful candidate will support engineering activities for next-generation missiles in close coordination with a customer team.  Engineering tasks include developing system engineering models and simulation tools, performing system trade studies and requirements assessments of aerospace systems. The individual will be responsible for executing technical assignments with minimal supervision and will report to a Program Manager within the Air Force Programs Business Unit.



  • Systems Engineering Integration Support including program review planning and progress tracking, risk and opportunity assessment, interface analysis and definition, trade study support, and test planning.
  • Requirements definition, specification development and verification, parameter allocations, specification and ICD development, verification planning and objective evidence capture.
  • Document, report, and present analysis results to technical leads, management team and/or customers.
  • Contribute to the development and on-time delivery of technical products to our customers.
  • Ensure corporate policies and procedures are adhered to in the day to day performance of duties.
  • Support other duties as assigned.
  • Solving product team using the Agile/Scrum process
  • Support other duties as assigned 


Skills and Competencies

  • BS degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering is required.
  • 10+ years of engineering experience required, preferably supporting the DoD industry.
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Systems Engineering principles.
  • Experience with design, analysis, modeling, and simulation of aerospace systems.
  • Experience with some or all of the following languages: Python, C++, MATLAB, Simulink.
  • Knowledge of classical and modern feedback control methods, and theories for guidance, navigation and control (GNC) desired.
  • Experience with hardware-in-the-loop test bed development and integration desired.
  • Experience with microcontrollers and implementing embedded control systems desired.
  • Experience performing Computational Fluid Dynamics, structural dynamics, and aeroelasticity analysis desired.
  • Exposure to ground and flight tests of aerospace systems desired.
  • Experience with Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Machining desired.
  • Knowledge of finite element modeling and analysis: NASTRAN, ANSYS, or SIERRA preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a spirit of innovation.


Security Clearance

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active DOD SECRET security clearance.


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