The Boeing Company Structural Analysis Engineer 3 in Saint Louis, Missouri

The Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T) organization is seeking an experienced Structural Analysis Engineer (Level 3) to join the Structures Technology team in St. Louis, Missouri.

Boeing Research and Technology is the preferred provider of technologies and innovation across the entire Boeing enterprise. We work across the complete product lifecycle of Boeing's commercial aircraft, military aircraft, rotorcraft, space vehicles, UAVs, and advanced vehicle prototypes. We provide innovative support for current and future products and services, act as global scouts for innovative technologies, and solve our customers' most difficult technology challenges.

Structures Technology is focused on discovering, developing, and transitioning innovative structures technology into Boeing products. We develop, integrate, and transition advanced structural architectures and design concepts. We advance the state of the art in methods and tools for structural analysis. We accelerate the qualification and certification of new materials and structures. Our highly capable engineers excel in a team environment of challenge and opportunity on multiple projects, and partnering with Boeing business units, government customers, global suppliers, and universities to rapidly mature key technologies to production readiness.

The position is for supporting advanced prototype developments, as well as, internal and external research and development programs. The ideal candidate would be self-starter, with good communication skills, with the ability to learn and adapt skills to the wide variety of tasks and assignments within BR&T. In particular we are looking for engineers interested in advanced composite structures simulation methods development, additive manufacturing design and analysis, and structural optimization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform advanced structural analysis and documentation in support of both internal and external research and development programs

  • Lead with structural analysis skills and proficiency with finite element software codes such as Abaqus, NASTRAN, 3DX, some UG and CATIA

  • Guide others with expertise in metallic and composite structural analysis, and test planning and coordination

  • Perform analysis such as durability and damage tolerance (DaDT) analyses, static stress sizing analysis, material and structural trade studies.

  • Plan and execute tasks within constraints imposed by internal and external customer schedules

  • Develop, integrate, and document analysis results, and be able to review and approve results

  • Verify structural integrity by using analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools throughout the product life-cycle to develop the structural environment, characteristics and performance

  • Define and document certification and test results to substantiate for customers and regulatory agencies that requirements are satisfied

  • Develop analytical models that incorporate structure, aerodynamics, and perform fatigue and damage tolerance analyses to meet defined requirements and support vehicle design

  • Provide engineering analysis and consultation, and co-ordinate with customers

  • Works under general direction

    Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

    Work Authorization Requirement: This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

    Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience):

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • Structural test experience supporting aircraft structures Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with structural analysis of composite and metal structure

  • Experience with structural sizing, and finite element models/simulations using NASTRAN/PATRAN, ABAQUS, Hypermesh, Optistruct, etc.

  • Experience in structural testing, testing standards (ASTM), test planning, and advanced data analysis methods

  • Experience in programming in Visual basic, Python, Matlab, and/or C

  • ABAQUS experience Typical Education / Experience:

    Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 5 or more years' experience, Master's degree with 3 or more years' experience or PhD degree with experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Job Structural Analysis Engineer

Organization: Boeing Research & Technology

Title: Structural Analysis Engineer 3

Location: Missouri-Saint Louis

Requisition ID: 1800091716