Stress Engineer

at Andromeda Systems Incorporated in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Andromeda Systems Incorporated (ASI) has opportunities for experienced aircraft structural engineers capable of detailed stress analysis to support US DoD and commercial projects. These positions are located in Oklahoma City, OK, Lake Charles, LA, and the Jacksonville, FL area.


Why ASI?

  • Fast growing and extremely stable company
  • Small company atmosphere
  • Great work environment
    • Compressed and flexible work schedules
    • Partial ability to work from home
    • Diverse projects supporting multiple platforms
    • Fantastic co-workers and customers
    • Casual work attire
  • Hands-on assignments that don’t happen behind a desk



  • Review/perform analyses with hand calculations using OEM & DoD stress methods and industry standards
  • Initiate complex repairs and prepare static strength/fatigue analysis of engineering repair dispositions for nonconforming aircraft structure
  • Manage project components including establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring the availability of resources
  • Implement creativity and flexibility in daily activities by relying on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals
  • Use Finite Element Software pre and post processors such as Nastran/Patran and Femap
  • Develop reports that demonstrate designs and satisfy all relevant design requirements
  • Provide oversight and technical direction to less experienced engineers


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of work experience in airframe analysis
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Engineering from a US accredited college or university
    • Mechanical or Aerospace preferred
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivate
  • Usable knowledge of aircraft static strength analysis methods, finite element analysis, and strain life fatigue methods
  • Knowledge of maintenance and repair practices used in the aerospace industry
  • Experience with designing and substantiating aircraft repairs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in Stress
  • Experience with NAVAIR or Air Force engineering and reporting procedures
  • Boeing 707 platform experience
  • Familiarity with Femap, Patran/Nastran, or similar FEA software
  • Product development work experience as a stress engineer


Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and qualify for Secret Clearance



  • 401(k) plan with immediate 100% vesting and 4% discretionary match
  • Paid leave including PTO, holiday, bereavement, military
  • Generous medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Health and dependent care FSA
  • Company provided life and AD&D as well as voluntary life/AD&D
  • Opportunities for growth and development



About Andromeda Systems Incorporated

ASI provides tools and services to assist Physical Asset Owners, Fleet Managers, and Military Program Managers in gaining critical insights into their equipment’s performance, identifying system improvements, optimizing operations and support, making better business decisions, and achieving measurable life-cycle cost savings.


ASI provides unparalleled expertise and capabilities in the Reliability, Maintenance, Supportability, and Logistics disciplines. Our staff of internationally recognized leaders are shaping the industry and developing revolutionary solutions in the military and commercial sectors. Clients leverage our experience and cutting-edge analytical tools to improve asset performance and reduce lifecycle costs. As a leading provider of professional and high technology services and solutions, ASI serves the Department of Defense, U.S. civilian agencies, and private industry. 


For more information about this and other open positions, please visit our website at


AAP/EEO Statement

Andromeda Systems Incorporated is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As such, 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5, 41 CFR 60-741.5 as well as 29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A are herein incorporated by reference, to the extent applicable.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 12429824

Posted On: Feb 21, 2023

Updated On: Jul 05, 2023

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