Aerospace Design Engineer
Denver, CO

About $76,000 - $96,000 a year

RUAG Space is the leading supplier of products for the space industry in Europe, and with a rapidly growing presence in the United States. Experience, outstanding reliability, customer focus and a comprehensive, clearly structured product portfolio all make RUAG Space the partner of choice for manufacturers of satellites and launchers across the globe. Because there is no helpdesk in space, reliable digital electronics by RUAG Space makes the impossible, possible. RUAG Space Electronics Product Group supplies radiation-hard and fault tolerant computers to ensure that rockets arrive in space safely and that the various systems on board satellites work together seamlessly, year after year, for 40 years with over 1,000 hardware system on-orbit with a 100% operational success.

The successful Aerospace Design Engineer will support a variety of aerospace development programs tied to next generation launch vehicles. As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, the Design Engineer will provide technical expertise and analytical solutions to support the design, development, and certification of components such as heat shields, interstage adaptors, fairings, and other launch vehicle components.

Your Responsibilities:
Work on product structure, detail modelling, engineering drawings.
Maintain mass budget.
Assist design detail and assembly layout.
Perform design studies of detail parts.
Support design trade studies.
Handle different design tasks.
Participate to internal and external meetings and reviews.
Prepare design presentations for different design reviews.
Periodic travel to US sites and Switzerland.

Qualifications/ Requirements:
B.S. in Engineering required.
3 - 5+ years of relevant industry experience.
Familiar with standard aerospace structural design practices.
Experience in joint design and different fastener usages.
Familiar with metallic and composite applications.
Problem solving skills.
Good communication and cooperation.
Organization skills.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

RUAG Space USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

Did we spark your interest in this exciting position? Then we look forward to receiving your online application.

Location: Centennial, CO, US
Job Experience Level: Professionals
Job Category/Job Family: Engineering
RUAG is a globally acclaimed innovation leader with over 9000 employees. We are constantly setting the benchmark with outstanding products, services and one-stop-shop solutions. Whether on the ground, in the air or in space and for civil and military applications, we work both independently and together with international partners to drive forward technological advancements and help make the world a safer place.

Nearest Major Market: Denver