Stress Analyst, Contractor at Boom Supersonic
| Greater Denver Area
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About Boom Supersonic
Boom Supersonic is the Denver-based startup bringing supersonic flight back to the skies with Overture. As the world’s fastest airliner, Overture is designed and committed to industry-leading standards of speed, safety and sustainability. Flights twice as fast as today’s commercial airplanes, means we can go twice as far—bringing more people, places, and cultures into our lives.
Boom is the first commercial airplane manufacturer to commit to a carbon-neutral flight test program and to build sustainability into its entire aircraft program. Founded in 2014, Boom has assembled a team of over 140 full-time employees who have made contributions to over 220 air and spacecraft programs.
Are you passionate about building the future of transportation? Help us make aviation history.
We are seeking an experienced and versatile Structures Analyst to join our team. You will have a strong fundamental understanding of aircraft structures, load paths, structural analysis and design, and both hand analysis and FEA skills. You will be able to simplify solutions to complex problems and explain design choices making use of free-body diagrams. You will be able to work in a fast-paced environment, at times without the standard tools and processes available in larger organizations.
- Work hand-in-hand with the XB-1 Structures lead to write final margin reports on various aircraft zones in preparation for Flight Readiness Review
- Conduct structural analysis independently using classical hand analysis techniques and FEA
- Create and modify existing Finite Element Models of the XB-1 Structure using Femap software
- Provide design recommendations based on analysis results
- Communicate effectively across engineering disciplines
- Previous experience with full zone stress ownership/responsibility on a development aircraft
- A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace, Engineering or related experience is required
- 5-15 years experience in aircraft structural analysis
- Demonstrated experience creating finite element models and analyzing composite and metallic components and structures, including linear, buckling, nonlinear, and modal analysis
- Femap/Nastran experience required
- Experience with industry standard hand analysis techniques such as those found in Bruhn, Niu, Flabel, and CMH-17
- Demonstrated experience in key technical disciplines: metallic & composite materials, material & processes, load path, stress, finite element modeling
- Problem-solving leadership skills are a must; can lead a team through solving hard, complex, ambiguous technical problems
- Team building communication skills, the ability to interface effectively with different groups internally and externally
It would be awesome if you had:
- Analysis of composite airframe primary structure, including bonded joints, bolted joints, solid laminates, and sandwich panels
- Knowledge of analysis methods typically employed in large OEMs
- Experience in a fast-paced prototyping environment
- Experience supporting structural tests and correlating predicted and actual results
- Coupon and element level structural testing experience
- 14 CFR Part 23 or 25 certification experience
We prefer local candidates that can come in the office if/when needed
Please no agencies/recruiters
contract position for 6 months
To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here (https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_public_portal_itar_landing)
Boom is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
Want to build a faster future? Come join Boom.
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