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Sierra Nevada Corporation Mechanical Engineer III in Louisville, Colorado

Do you enjoy designing and developing innovative solutions to solve toughproblems? Join our team to deliver technological solutions in a rapid andagile production environment. Our Mechanical engineers research, design,develop, test, certify, deploy and improve cutting edge products andservices. These cover a very wide range from advanced mission payloads andelectronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and spaceexploration systems. You'll conceptualize and deliver complex mechanicalstructures and systems and your technical duties include the design anddevelopment of new products and processes throughout the product lifecycle.In this role, you can look forward to supporting our Mechanical SystemIntegrated Product Team (IPT) through primarily providing contributions toflight design, using NX and/or CREO CAD systems to design mechanicalhardware which will include both metallic and composite components, for ourDream Chaser spacecraft. The IPT team has ownership of the followingsubsystems- Flight Control System- Land Gear System- Wing System- Hatch System- Vehicle Separation SystemAt 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 Mechanical Engineering or related disciplineand typically 6 or more years of relevant experiencePractical knowledge of engineering principles and practicesExperience with Computer Aided Engineering toolsFamiliarity working in multi-disciplinary design and development teamsPrevious experience in project definition, simulation, implementation,lab integration and testExperience in the mechanical design of spacecraft and/or aircraftMechanisms designHydraulic/pneumatic system design and routing3D CAD design using NX (preferred) or Solidworks including working withlarge assembliesMechanical Drafting including expertise with GDandT, assembly drawings,detail part drawingsConfiguration management (PDM, PLM) preferably using WindchillPreferred:Understanding ofapplying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning andTolerancing (GDandT) per ASME Y14.5Experience in Engineering Simulation such as Finite Element structuralAnalysis (FEA), Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), and Thermal AnalysisBackgroundin the Aerospace and Defense IndustryKnowledge of industry-standard mechanical design principles, to include,but not limited to parametric design, model-based definition, materialhardware selection, manufacturing, and production processesIMPORTANT NOTICE:To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicantmust be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protectedindividual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtainthe required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S.DepartmenAt 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.Estimated Starting Salary Range: $88,499.72 - $121,687.12SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, andvision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and .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.