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Sierra Nevada Corporation Sr. Fatigue And Damage Tolerance Engineer in Englewood, Colorado

If you like solving problems and working with complex materials and systems,join our amazing team! As a Structural Engineer, you will be using yourskills and expertise to design, evaluate, and certify our cutting edgeproducts and services. These cover a very wide range from advanced missionpayloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbitaland space exploration systems. You'll examine complex metallic and compositestructures and systems. Your technical duties involve the design anddevelopment of new products and processes throughout the product lifecycle.At SNC's ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading mannedand unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence,surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutionsto customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs toconsistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable ourcustomers to focus on their mission.Key Responsibilities:Perform detailed fatigue and damage tolerance analysis for aircraftmodifications for compliance to Part 25 regulations.Perform detailed structural analysis on both primary and secondary aircraftstructure utilizing classical hand calculation methods and finite elementanalysisWork closely with structural design group to develop detailed 2D drawings forproductionDevelop substantiation documentation in order to demonstrate compliancerelated airworthiness requirements including;Design DrawingsTest plans and reportsAnalysis documentsCompliance checklistsProduce detailed fatigue and damage tolerance reports and work with approvingdesignated engineering representative to obtain approvalCollaborate with other engineering functions, and subject matter experts onsystem level details including assembly and subassembly requirementsOther responsibilities may include new business development, IRandDprojects, and customer interfaceMust-haves:Able to demonstrate a comprehensive working knowledge of regulatory andapplicable airworthiness criteria 14 CFR Part 25Experience in fatigue and damage tolerance analysis of metallic aircraftstructureExperience with NASGRO crack growth analysis softwareAbility to prioritize workloads and show flexibility to changing situations/ demandsAbility to communicate with all levels of management, customers, andindividual contributorsB.S. degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering required10 or more years of experience working with Stress Analysis related workThe ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance requiredPreferred:Experience with fatigue spectrum generation and manipulationKnowledge and experience of aircraft modification programsExperience with MSC Patran/Nastran or Siemens Femap/NX NastranSolidworks and/or CATIA experience. Understands Product Lifecycle ManagementExperience with narrow body transport category aircraftExperienced in execution of government contractsExperience in integrating mission systems across a wide variety ofprimary/secondary structureExperience in liaison engineeringIMPORTANT NOTICE:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S.Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needsan active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not beeligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of DefenseConsolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal governmentagency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearanceeligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affectthe outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limitedto, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference,criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technologyand best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC hasbeen honored as one of the most innovativ

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