Aerospace Propulsion Engineers x 2
Competitive/ Negotiable salary package and relocation assistance according to the level of directly relevant experience. UK Location with some European travel
Our client is a new European space launch company with backing from several of Europe’s largest venture capital investors.
We are recruiting two forward-thinking propulsion design engineers for exciting spaceflight development roles based in the United Kingdom/Europe.
We are seeking motivated, experienced rocket engine turbo-pump design engineers to work on a new class of turbo-pump for an orbital space launch vehicle. The system you design will be a critical, integral part of the main propulsion system.
You will probably be a highly experienced aerospace propulsion engineer, working in a slow-moving environment that rarely gives you a chance to see your work in action. You will be eager for a fast-paced opportunity that offers exceptional freedom and responsibility, as well as the chance to create a critical component on a European space launch vehicle.
Role: Turbo-pump Design Engineer (x 2)
Start date: July/August 2018 / ASAP
Travel: Occasional within Europe
Your responsibilities will include:-
Design, analysis and manufacture of a new class of rocket engine turbo-pump
Integration into main propulsion cycle
Testing / qualification programme development and execution
Technical support of operational campaigns
Bi-prop rocket engine propulsion experience, closed cycle systems preferable
Cryogenic propellants, materials and sealing technology
Turbomachinery design experience, cryogenic experience preferable
Centrifugal pump design, impeller, inducer, volute, bearings, seals and mounts.
Designs for cryogenic fluids, including liquid oxygen.
Reaction turbine design and implementation
CAD / CFD experience, Solidworks / Ansys preferred
Additive manufacturing experience
Turbomachinery ground testing and qualification including ground support equipment and test facility design
You will probably have these core attributes:-
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering or a related field
4-8 years of rocket engine turbomachinery hardware development experience
Fluency in use of CAD / CFD techniques to model and analysis the system
A flexible and dedicated mindset
We are looking experienced candidates who can demonstrate they get things done with a pragmatic attitude and reliable results. Your track record will be important.
For the right candidates we offer a benefits package that includes the opportunity to earn an equity stake in the company.
You must be a European citizen, from a country that is a signatory to the MTCR convention.
You may be required to undergo security screening.
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