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Loads and Dynamics Engineer

Brook Park, OH 44142
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Utilize strong mathematical and programming skills to perform structural dynamic response analysis of cutting edge National Security Space (NSS) missions for both the payload and launch vehicle in support of critical space missions for the U.S. Government. Join a team of highly skilled structural analysts (rocket scientists!) performing Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V) tasks for classified payloads launching on ULA Atlas V, Delta IV Heavy, SpaceX Falcon 9 and future launch vehicles such as New Glenn, Vulcan, OmegA and perhaps Starship. You will be supporting computer simulations of the launch from Liftoff through payload separation. Specific tasks include assembly and checkout of finite element models, processing and verification of forcing functions, development and implementation of coupled loads methodologies and performance of advanced coupled loads analyses.


Qualified candidates will have the following experience performing Aerospace loads and/or structural dynamics analyses:

  • 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD in Mechanical, Aerospace or Civil Engineering.
  • Prior experience performing other related engineering analyses, programming and/or numerical simulations is desirable.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a small team to organize, analyze, document, and present findings both to internal and external customers required.
  • Training/experience in numerical simulation codes such as Matlab is required and computer programming experience using UNIX Linux based systems is highly beneficial.
  • US citizenship is required. Due to the nature of the work, candidates for this position need to possess a DoD Secret level (or higher) security clearance. Furthermore, they must maintain it as a condition of their employment.

Desired skills:

  • Experience with finite element analysis codes and pre- and post-processors, particularly Nastran, Abaqus, Patran, and/or Femap is highly desirable.
  • Programming expertise using Matlab, Python, Perl, DMAP, or other codes is beneficial.
  • Familiarization with component mode synthesis methods, transient and frequency response analysis, modal testing and correlation, vibration, shock or acoustic test, and/or processing of flight data is relevant to the work.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-23 Expires: 2020-11-21

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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