• Propulsion Engineer 5

    Job Locations US-CA-El Segundo
  • Overview

    Be a part of the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems.  If you take pride in your work, want a challenge that inspires your best ideas, and enjoy being part of a winning team, this is the place for you.


    We are currently searching for the right talent to fill this opportunity:


    Propulsion Engineer 5

    (U.S. Citizenship Required*)

    El Segundo, CA



    In Space Vehicle Engineering is looking for a highly motivated, senior career experienced, propulsion subsystems engineer. The candidate will be supporting Satellite Vehicle Engineering organization and multiple satellite product lines at our Satellite Development Center, based in Los Angeles.


    • Drive timely closure of technical issues and anomalies to meet program requirements.
    • Ensure product line designs comply with program requirements.
    • Ensure propulsion design, manufacturing and test processes are constructed to produce first time quality of builds.
    • Mentors engineering staff.
    • Support, establish and improve technical standards and processes.
    • Chair key design reviews and lead critical RC/CA investigation teams.
    • Establish qualification, acceptance test methodologies for Propulsion.
    • Evaluate and champion new technology and methods. Also, includes management of technical requirements for IRAD.
    • Convene and chair Independent Review Teams (IRT’s).
    • Ensure integrated execution of propulsion platform
    • Effectively lead the performance of the Propulsion Tier II Operations IPT to ensure technical, cost, schedule and risks are managed to meet or exceed the EAC cost commitments discounting approved scope related changes.
    • Create an execution battle rhythm across all Propulsion Tier III IPTs that are efficiently integrated with the Platform IPT and PMO performance objectives, as well as the TC Functional Operations, that results in the Tier III IPT meeting all program critical schedule milestones (gates, hardware deliveries, billing milestones, key cost/schedule driving tasks).
    • Provide engaging leadership and mentoring to Propulsion Tier III IPTs that fosters a culture of timely communication of potential issues and help needed by Level II and Level III IPTs to the Platform IPT Leader, Program Management and Engineering Capabilities Management to quickly resolve issues and threats to performance.
    • Manage WIP, traveled work, open paper and adherence to checklist processes across the IPT consistent with enterprise objectives, as well as Engineering Capabilities and Program expectations to avoid undue delays, rework and late risk mitigation (EPAR aging < 30days avg, CCAs, SDT, Action Items, etc.).
    • Career experience, education, and technical knowledge related to space-based propulsion systems is required.
    • Skills with propulsion analysis/design tools, flow modeling plus experience with propulsion subcomponents (valves, regulators, etc.) required.
    • Commitment to translating tribal knowledge to documented processes/procedures and standards required.


    • Required – Able to obtain a US Security Clearance. An active SSBI/Program Access US Security Clearance is preferred.
    • 10+ years of engineering propulsion experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Space based propulsion experience.
    • Electrical propulsion experience.
    • Supplier management oversight experience.
    • Integrated Product Team (IPT) experience.

    *U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.


    Education and Experience:  Bachelor's degree with 14 or more years' experience, Master's degreee with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.


    Conditions of Employment:

    Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications.


    About Our Company:

    Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is dedicated to providing our clients with a high standard of quality products and services. For two decades, our reputation has been built on this dedication and the long-term relationships developed with some of the most prestigious companies in the aerospace and defense industries.  These business relationships give you the opportunity to not only find a job, but to find one you can value and enjoy. We will be dedicated to you and to making your career a success.


    Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to be eligible for benefits, including medical and supplemental insurance and a 401K. Appreciation and gratitude for employees is a hallmark of organizations with low turnover.


    Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.


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