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SR Propulsion Engineer (Rocket Mechanical Engineer)

Location : Cedar Park, TX
Job Type : Direct Hire
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Engineering

Job Description :

Firefly Propulsion Engineers will leverage their creative background and
expertise to help develop innovative solutions for the application of
space systems technology. You will work in small collaborative groups
through all stages of the propulsion component and system design including
conceptual architecture layout, preliminary design, sizing, detail design,
fabrication instruction writing and liaison shop support.

You will have full ownership of your project from the initial concept
through all phases of the design, analysis, manufacturing, and final
integration of your parts. General Responsibilities: • Develop new
innovative design concepts for our vehicle • Use engineering principles
and fundamentals to provide novel solutions for technically challenging
problems • Develop sophisticated 1D and 3D models to substantiate the
physics behind the design • Detail orientated, managing multiple priorities
while maintaining focus towards a common goal • Participate in design
reviews • Focus on reaching the highest possible mass-fraction while
maintaining unparalleled reliability

Specific Responsibilities: Develop engine balance software for staged
combustion rocket engine • Analyze combustion chemistry for liquid oxygen
oxidizer and RP-1 and methane fuels • Assist in design of Rocket engine
nozzles • Assist in design of rocket engine pre-burner • Assist in design
of rocket engine combustion chamber • Assist in design of rocket engine
turbomachinery • Perform thermal analysis of rocket engines • Perform
CFD analysis of rocket engines • Assist in component selection for
rocket engine.

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