Skyroot Aerospace is seeking a highly talented Propulsion Engineer to join a rapidly growing space-tech start-up. The candidate will be associated with the Propulsion Team.
Roles and Responsibilities: Will typically include (but not restricted to),
Design and development, testing and post test data processing of Propulsion System Components.
Responsible for Propulsion system/ Major Sub-Systems, with the goal of delivering the entire task from concept to completion in accordance with the development plan.
Generate Propulsion System’s Numerical/Analytical models.
Review and Interpret P&ID, operating procedures, and other discipline documents.
Design & Modelling of test facility and assist in test facility operations.
Design fixtures for test article, carry out qualification tests for the liquid propulsion systems.
Develop test procedures and analyze test data.
Align resources to accomplish key objectives, assign clear accountability for important objectives.
Closely collaborate with the manufacturing team.
Identify design modifications to improve Performance, Reliability, Manufacturability and Assembly.
Bachelor’s degree or Higher in Aerospace Engineering with minimum 2 years of experience in the field of Propulsion.
Knowledge of Liquid and Solid Propulsion Systems.
Understanding of design of Rocket Engine Systems and Sub-Systems.
Knowledge of Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Material Science.
Experience with design of Fluid System Components, Sealing Technologies.
Practical experience in handling of Cryogenic and Non-Cryogenic Propellants is an added advantage.
Experience with Ground Testing, Qualification of Rocket Engine Components and ability to design Test Facilities and Ground Support Equipments.
Fundamental understanding of common fluid and electrical components such as but not limited to valves, regulators, solenoids, actuators, etc.
In depth understanding of GD&T.
Proficiency in 3D CAD modeling Software (SolidWorks preferred).
Ability to perform Structural and Fluid Analysis (Ansys preferred).
Proficiency in MATLAB and/or other codes.
Understanding of Additive Manufacturing.
Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to write design reports, test plans and deliver design presentations.
Awareness of evolution of Space Technology and recent advancements in the field.
Passion for space exploration and firm belief in delivering affordable access to space.
Self-driven engineer who thrives in ambiguity.
Passion & Tenacity to tackle challenging issues unique to rocket Engines.
Experience in start-up or agile development environment.
Ability to inspire comradery and mutual respect in a diverse team.