Stress Analyst at Boom Supersonic
| Greater Denver Area
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About Boom Supersonic
Boom Supersonic is the Denver-based company redefining commercial flight by bringing supersonic flight back to the skies with Overture. This historic airliner is designed and committed to industry-leading standards of speed, safety, and sustainability. Boom’s vision is to bring families, businesses, and cultures closer together through supersonic travel and make the world dramatically more accessible.
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. The company is backed by world-class investors and has 30 aircraft on pre-order. Founded in 2014, Boom has assembled a team of over 150 full-time employees who have made contributions to over 220 air and spacecraft programs.
Are you passionate about building the supersonic future? Help us make aviation history.
We are seeking an Aircraft Loads / Stress Specialist to join our team. You will ideally have a strong fundamental understanding of aircraft structures, load paths, structural analysis, and both hand analysis and FEM. You will be responsible for developing the aircraft level FEM and well as the conceptual and preliminary baselines integration of systems architecture for Overture at Boom Supersonic and support building of a world class team.
- Work hand-in-hand with the Chief Engineer, Engineering Team and Program Leadership to architect and design the Overture aircraft
- Lead the development of Lead the trade studies of aircraft structural layout to find the right solution for Overture
- Design (CATIA) high level (low fidelity) and major components (fuselage, wing, inlets etc.) layouts to support the trade studies
- Support manufacturability studies of the structural components
- A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related experience required
- 10+ 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, preferably using PATRAN/NASTRAN
- Experience with industry standard hand analysis techniques such as those found in Bruhn, Niu, Flabel, and CMH-17
- Demonstrated experience pre and post-processing finite element models of composite and metallic primary structures
- Practical experience in key technical discipline; metallic & composite materials, material & processes, load path, stress, finite element modeling
- Development of global FEM
- Part 23 or 25 certification experience
- Familiarity with guidelines for Development of Civil Aircraft and Systems per ARP 4754
- Experience with Product Life Cycle software system management (Enovia, TeamCenter, Jama, 3DS, etc.)
- 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
- High bar; builds and retains world-class teams
It would be awesome if you had:
- Engineering Masters
- At least one aircraft development program as a Loads or Stress analysis
- Analysis of composite airframe primary structure, including bonded joints, bolted joints, solid laminates, and sandwich panels
- Experience supporting structural tests and correlating predicted and actual results
- Coupon and element level structural testing experience
- Experience using and/or developing optimization software such as Hypersizer , ASTROS, NeoCASS, ACSYNT, or similar
- Python and/or VBA programming experience
- Excellent leadership skills—able to keep teams moving and motivated
- Salary Range for this position is $115,000- 180,000 base salary and is based upon years of experience that is commensurate with the level of the position.
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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