02 Jan
Staff Spacecraft Propulsion Engineering - Modeling and Simulation
California, Paloalto , 94301 Paloalto USA

Please review the job details below.Staff Spacecraft Propulsion Engineer - Modeling and SimulationAt Maxar Space, we architect and build the most reliable, affordable spacecraft and space systems to enable global communications, commerce, education, entertainment, health services, disaster recovery, and Earth observation. Our team is currently seeking a Staff Spacecraft Propulsion Engineer to join our team to perform Modeling and Simulation on in-space propulsion systems . Responsibilities (what you will do day to day):

  • Analysis of electric and chemical (biprop and monoprop) spacecraft propulsion systems
  • Modeling and simulation of performance and c on-ops across all phases of the product life cycle.
  • Perform analysis of the propulsion subsystem, including the optimization of propellant loading, plume analyses, thruster alignments, and on-orbit performance assessment
  • Data correlation and model validations
Minimum Requirements:
  • or Permanent Resident
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, or related discipline
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience; a Master's degree may be considered in lieu of 2 years of experience
  • Knowledge of spacecraft propulsion systems, propellants, and hardware
  • Training or experience in propulsion systems, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, plasma physics
  • Knowledge of Python and Matlab.
  • Experience with computational fluid dynamics and 3-D modeling
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Engineering, Physics, or related discipline
Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law. Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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