Job title: Senior Structural Analyst
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Denver, Colorado, United States
Job published: 2021-11-22
Job ID: 33673

Job Description

We are working with an exciting new space company who are working on end-to-end customer solutions and full lifecycle satellite development and who are radically improving spacecraft affordability and reliability.

They are looking for a Senior Structural Analyst to join their team! This will be to lead the structural analysis group, influence processes and own product development strategies. You will be accountable for execution of all structural dynamic and static analyses of spacecraft flight hardware as well as mechanical ground support equipment. In this role, you will be expected to coordinate activities across functional groups, influencing and improving new and existing designs.  Strong communication skills will be required in this role as you will be expected to present results to our customers at various technical reviews.


  • Accountable for all static and dynamic structural analyses for spacecraft flight hardware and mechanical ground support equipment.
  • Perform loads development (primary structure and component level), shock and vibration environments determination and component and system level testing and data evaluation.
  • Coordinate with the mechanical design engineers on new white paper designs, design trades, and existing designs including suggestions on how to improve the designs.
  • Coordinate with a cross functional team of engineers while working multiple space projects in a fast-paced result driven environment.
  • Prepare test plans; static, separation dynamics, vibration, modal and shock test execution, and post-test reports.
  • Present final analysis results to our engineering teams, peers, and our customers.
  • Grow and manage the analysis group, defining processes and best practices for all technical activities. 
  • Interview, train, and mentor junior structural analyst engineers as the department grows.



  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related technical field.  A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 6+ years of experience as a structural analyst.
  • Advanced understanding of structures and structural dynamics through education and work experience.
  • Expertise with spacecraft or aircraft structural static and dynamic methods.
  • Proficiency in application of finite element analysis principles anchored with hand calculation methods.
  • Excellent FEMAP and NASTRAN skills
  • Demonstrates self-initiated work in a team environment with strong leadership skills.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain U.S. security clearance.

For more information, please contact Yasmin Hamdy at

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