at Sierra Nevada Corporation in Wichita, Kansas, United States
Do you love bringing “out-there” ideas to life? We are innovators on a mission to unite, explore and inspire. As an aerospace engineer, you will research, design, develop, test, certify, deploy, and improve cutting edge products and services. These cover a very wide range from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space exploration systems. You’ll assist in the development of components, structures, and systems. Your technical duties involve assisting with the certification aspects of the design and development, analysis, and test of new products and processes.
SNC’s subsidiary, 3S Engineering and Certification, is a leading consultant ODA and design services provider that tailors’ innovative solutions that meet our customers’ needs and requirements. This flexibility allows 3S to provide specific services or a full turnkey package for our customers that meets their cost, performance, and schedule and designs requirements. Learn more about 3S.
Aircraft Certification Engineers at 3S are exposed to a broad range of aircraft modifications. We create successful program execution by coordinating with various aircraft regulators to ensure that the aircraft design is compliant to an appropriate set of regulations. This includes the FAA and various US and Foreign military organizations. In this role, you will solve an extremely diverse set of problems related to aircraft design and operation.
Practical knowledge of engineering principles and practices Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams. Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related discipline and typically 2 or more years of relevant experience. Basic understanding of Computer Aided Engineering tools. Basic awareness of the certification planning process (i.e., developing certification plans, the establishment of certification basis, proposing Methods of Compliance, proposing compliance artifacts). Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance.