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    Systems Engineer, First Stage

    SEDE: Elche
    TIPO: Permanent contract, full time (3 months trial)


    • As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team, you will be responsible for all aspects of stage engineering design, development, support production, integrated test, combined test and qualification for MIURA 5 first stage. 



    • Design, build and test MIURA 5 launch vehicle first stage systems and components.
    • Owner and support provider for development of critical stage components, both in-house and outsourced.
    • Participate in design and analysis for stage development.
    • Participate in and assume engineering commitments for the stage.
    • Participate and lead CONOPS development and implementation.
    • Participate in testing activities, reviews and provide operational specifications for stage development.
    • Participate in subsystem test readiness reviews including engine data review, structures data review, avionics data review, flight completion data review.
    • Participate in integrated stage test reviews and acceptance test reviews.
    • Participate in flight readiness review and post flight data review.
    • Develop documentation for subsystem engineering, including test plans, test procedures, and formal reviews for launch authorities.
    • Responsible for reporting overall program status and critical items to program management, executive managers and subsystem department for alignment.
    • Ensure detailed mechanical analysis of all vehicle subsystem components/systems are performed, reviewed and meet required standards for life and reliability objectives.
    • Ensure compliance with stage requirements and subsystem requirements.
    • Evaluate non-conforming product conditions by analyzing, developing and providing written provisions for development, production, test and post-production discrepancies taking into account design, safety, quality, cost and schedule requirements.
    • Coordinate and maintain relationships with suppliers.
    • Write, review and update work instructions for assembly, handling and inspection of turbopump assemblies.
    • Identify design and/or process modifications to improve performance, reliability, manufacturability and assembly.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Conocimientos requeridos

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering
    • >5 years of experience in the design of turbomachinery components, first stage engines or relevant/equivalent stage hardware.

    Competencias requeridas

    • Fluency in English is a mandatory.
    • Experience with commercial analysis software (structural and fluid).
    • Experience with high speed data acquisition and instrumentation using accelerometers and pressure/temperature sensors.
    • Review and maintain engineering documentation, including engineering models and model drawings of as-designed, as-built and as-tested subsystem configurations.
    • Experience in post-processing data to evaluate the health, performance and associated phenomena of stage subsystems.
    • Sourcing suppliers of platform components such as valves, COPVs, sensors, actuators, tubing and piping.
    • Experience in one or more of the following
    • Mechanical design of launch vehicle subsystems
    • Testing with high speed data acquisition.
    • Engine design
    • Structures design
    • Avionics design
    • Implementation of CONOPS.
    • Implementation of test plans and procedures.
    • Manufacture / producibility of launch vehicle hardware.
    • Experience with cryogenic fluids and high pressure gas lines.

    Competencias deseadas

    • Specific knowledge of the space sector, space vehicles and launchers, metal pressure vessels, COPVs and payload structures is highly desirable.
    • Knowledge of 3D CAD programs (preferably NX).
    • Knowledge in FEA analysis tools (ANSYS preferably).
    • Knowledge in CFD analysis and network flow codes.
    • Be a multi-tasker with a strong sense of responsibility, integrity and team approach.
    • Passionate and creative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
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    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Payload Aerospace SL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.
    We are compromised in maintaining a diverse and free from discrimination working environment where everyone is treated with respect. Employment is based on an individual’s merit and qualifications, directly related to job competence.
    These principles are included in all aspects of employment: recruiting, hiring, training, compensation and benefits, and promotion.

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