Senior Analyst - Propulsion

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 a Senior Analyst – Propulsion to support a fast-paced launch vehicle development program. Candidate may also support an aerospace test facility development initiative. Candidate will perform end-to-end, physics-based modeling to predict pressure and temperature in high-velocity fluid transfer systems and high-pressure pneumatic systems. Candidate will model rocket engine combustion processes and support the design of combustion devices. Candidate will support the creation of propulsion and pneumatic system schematics and perform analyses to size components for these systems. Candidate will support ground testing of propulsion and pneumatic systems to validate and anchor analytical models.

Candidate will be working as a member of a multi-contractor, multi-government agency team and may 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. The position requires a highly motivated, goal-oriented individual who is interested in “hands-on” development and testing.

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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