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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.


Clearance Requirement: Due to the nature of the work, candidates for this position need to be a U.S. citizen and capable of obtaining and maintaining a DoD Secret level security clearance.

Do you want to be part of a proven team working on the next generation of space launch vehicles providing access to space? If yes, then this is an excellent opportunity to utilize your 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, and Vulcan launch vehicles as well as SpaceX Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy and, one day, the in-development Starship launch vehicle. You will be performing sophisticated computer analyses simulating 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 analysis (CLA) methodologies and performance of advanced coupled loads analyses.


Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Good academic credentials from an accredited engineering university with a Masters or PhD degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or Civil Engineering. Candidates with a B.S. degree may be considered with strong work experience.
  • 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 including Matlab is required and computer programming experience using Linux based systems is highly beneficial.
  • Clearance Requirement: Due to the nature of the work, candidates for this position need to be a U.S. citizen and capable of obtaining and maintaining a DoD Secret level security clearance.

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 or coursework involving structural dynamics, 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 - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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: 2021-04-20 Expires: 2021-05-20

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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