Do you have a passion to learn and test new ideas? Join our team! As a Material Science Engineer II, you will be using your skills and expertise to proactively engage with the program engineering design teams to implement M&P requirements and processes, resolve issues, and provide technical information needed for material selection and process development. The Material Science Engineer II works in a support role, collaboratively working with design engineering, planning and procurement, quality engineering, and production. You will report to the Materials Assurance Transportation Lead and work in concert with the design engineering team, operations engineering team, and all other program elements to help with program execution.
SNC’s subsidiary, Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Space
- Bachelor's of Science degree in a related discipline and typically 3 or more years of relevant experience
- General understanding of Materials and Process requirements
- Basic experience with Material and Process (M&P) specification development
- Exposure to working in multi-disciplinary design & development teams
- Experience in evaluating hardware designs for material and process compliance
- Must be able to work in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment
- Familiarity with FAA , NASA, and/or DoD material and process (M&P) guidance & regulations
- Ability to write test reports describing key inputs and outputs of material characterization testing along with supporting data analysis
- Knowledge of environmental requirements for materials utilized in aircraft and space applications (flammability, toxicity, outgassing, design for corrosion, etc.)
- Experience providing technical guidance to a diverse team of engineers on issues related to materials and process engineering
- Experience with manufacturing, production, and product support to include disposition of engineering non-conformances
- Background in the Aerospace and Defense Industry, US Department of Defense and/or US Military
To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.
With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station. Please visit www.sierraspace.com to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.
Estimated Starting Salary Range: $79,264.96 - $108,989.32
Sierra Space offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.
At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.