Sierra Nevada Corporation Sr. Test Engineer in Louisville, Colorado
Do you have an eye for detail and enjoy working with amazing products andtools? Join us in championing and protecting explorers and heroes! As aTest Engineer at SNC, you will be using your skills and expertise tosimulate, test, certify and improve cutting edge products and services.These cover a very wide range from advanced mission payloads and electronicsystems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space explorationsystems. You'll develop complex test plans and procedures for a variety ofsystems to ensure the verification and validation of all product requirements. You will also be involved with the execution of the tests using top industrytools. As a cross functional engineer, you'll test system and componentlevel new products and develop new test processes throughout the productlifecyAt SNC's Space Systems Group (SSG) we are not only the creator of theDream Chaser spacecraft, but also the designer and manufacturer of rocketengines and components, systems that sustain life in deep space, as wellas systems and satellites that improve life here on Earth. The work of ourSpace Systems team not only supports the U.S. government (includingNASA), but also commercial customers and international organizations.Must-haves:Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering or other related discipline and10 or more years of experienceExperience with the design .and. application of custom strain gauge basedtransducers, strain measurement of structures for use in an aircraft orspace-flight environmentsFamiliar with techniques for installation .and. measurement of instrumentationon metallic and carbon composite structures for ground and flight testsThorough understanding of engineering principles and practicesExperienceworking in multi-disciplinary designand development teamsAdvanced Knowledge of requirements management, system design, integrationDemonstrated experience planning, conducting and documenting Verificationand Validation (V.and.V) activitiesPreferred:Experience with various testing equipment, standards, and methodologies toinclude manual and automated testingAbility to prepare complex and professional test plans, test procedures,and test reports in order to demonstrate compliance to system requirementsFamiliarity with Product and Quality Assurance principles and experienced ingeneration and disposition of product non-conformancesExperience performing certification testing for various certificationorganizations (i.e. FAA, NASA, DoD)Ability to read schematics, use service manuals, follow test procedures,and use logical trouble shooting techniquesBackground in the Aerospace and Defense IndustryThe ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required.IMPORTANT NOTICE:To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a U.S.citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual asdefined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the requiredauthorizations from the U.S. Department of State.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 innovative U.S. companies in space, a TierOne Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America'sfastest-growing companies.Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected statuspursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.