SpaceX Propulsion Liaison Engineer in Hawthorne, California
Propulsion Liaison Engineer
Propulsion - Engine Design and Development
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SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life beyond Earth.
PROPULSION LIAISON ENGINEER
Serve as the propulsion department’s primary point of contact for customer interaction and other business development activities
Track vehicle certification activities
Provide customer briefings including program status updates and technical anomaly discussions
Review actions and follow-up on customer requests
Field customer requests and inquiries to the greatest extent possible before tapping into additional engineering support
Prioritize customer related work and the required engineering resources
Maintain a database of documents and responses provided to customers
Maintain relevant propulsion schedules for individual customers
Support customer reviews as the propulsion liaison both onsite and offsite when required
Answer questions and take actions when answers cannot be provided. Follow-up on all actions
Arrange additional engineering support for reviews when required
Proposal content creation, review, and editing
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline
2+ years of professional experience interacting with commercial aerospace companies or government aerospace agencies
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience certifying commercial products for governmental use
Liquid rocket engine development experience
3+ years of experience at a nimble engineering organization in a highly technical position that required a scrappy, entrepreneurial manner to accomplish tasks with tight time or budget constraints
Deep understanding of thermodynamics, compressible and incompressible flow, thermochemistry mechanics, and materials
Professional experience using Siemens NX (Unigraphics), ANSYS or Fluent
Understanding of engineering fundamentals and the ability to perform basic analysis
Positive attitude in the face of extreme challenges
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Hawthorne, CA, United States