Engineering Specialist - Propulsion Test

About us:

KT Engineering is a small, entrepreneurial firm specializing in the research, design, analysis, and testing of aerospace systems, subsystems, and components. Our staff brings a wealth of real-world experience associated with the design, fabrication, and operation of aerospace vehicles including Atlas, Athena, Titan, Space Shuttle, STS Centaur, X-33, X-37, and X-40A. This experience—combined with a small, entrepreneurial company atmosphere that encourages innovation, empowerment, and flexibility—results in consistently creative, high-quality engineering solutions to complex aerospace challenges.

KTE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Description:

KT Engineering has an immediate opening for an Engineering Specialist - Propulsion Test to support a fast-paced launch vehicle ground and flight test program. Candidate will support rocket propulsion testing at the component, subsystem, and system level. Candidate will develop test requirements, procedures, and plans. Candidate will support the definition and build-up of the test article, special test equipment, and instrumentation. Candidate will support the development of test sequences, test control software, and Graphical User Interfaces. Candidate will serve in a leadership role on the test team and support real-time and post-test data analysis.

Candidate will be working as a member of a multi-contractor, multi-government agency team and will be required to provide work leadership for other team members. As such, Candidate will be required to have effective (oral and written) communication and interpersonal skills, as well as demonstrated leadership experience. The position requires a highly motivated, goal-oriented individual who is interested in “hands-on” testing. Limited travel will be required.

Required qualifications:

Preferred qualifications:

US citizenship is mandatory. All applicants must have or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by candidate(s) filling this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for this job.

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