Propulsion Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • $48,000 - $80,000 AUD / Year

The Propulsion Engineer is responsible for leading and manage the Launch Vehicles propulsion design engineering department to research and develop technologies, design, test and deliver qualified, reliable propulsion systems capable of meeting launch vehicle performance requirements.

1. Lead propulsion system design, test, and fielding from initial concept studies through operational missions
2. As delegated design authority, critically review propulsion sub-system designs, structural interfaces, and temperature/pressure considerations in the design
3. Collaborate with your team on propulsion sub-system research & development, design, test and delivery, including task allocation and identification and implementation of training/mentorship.
4. Support launch vehicle product development activities through early-stage trades and studies through system definition, requirements analysis, verification, operations and implementation.
5. Implement effective strategies for managing department work, tasking to deliver against deadlines in a dynamic environment.

Skills & Experience:
NV1 Security Clearance
Practical experience designing, building and testing rocket engines
Excellent verbal and written communication with the ability to build and maintain personable and positive working relationships
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Study Pathway:
CPEng (or ability to obtain) Aerospace
Mechanical and or Systems Engineering areas of practice