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Hawk is Anticipating a Significant Expansion of Staff

The Hawk Institute for Space Sciences has a number of positions for both experienced and non-experienced aerospace engineers. At HISS, we offer a competitive benefits package designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being.*

Hawk is anticipating the need for significant expansion of staff for multi-disciplinary support of NASA , NOAA, and DoD Space programs. See below for more detials.

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Mechanical Designer

Candidate's should have 5+ years of solid modeling experience and be proficient in Pro-Engineer with a working knowledge of ANSI/ASME GD&T standards. The ideal candidate will have experience in producing 3-D models and fabrication drawings for metallic and composite structural components and assemblies. Past participation in an Integrated Product Team (IPT) structure is also desired.

Sr. Structural Analyst

Candidate's should have 10+ years experience and be proficient in MSC NASTRAN and FEMAP tools for Stress & Dynamic analyses. Knowledge of NASA and DoD specifications for material usage, S/C environmental condition, and qualification philosophy is essential, as well. The ideal candidate will also be capable of generating plans and providing real-time support in static and vibration testing. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Thermal Engineer

Candidate's should have 5+ years experience in the thermal design and analysis of space systems, instruments and components. The candidates should be proficient in Thermal Desktop, TSS and SINDA/FLUINT to predict system thermal performance for both flight and test conditions. Thermal design experience in specifying and procuring thermal control materials and hardware, including multi-layer-insulation (MLI).

Work with other subsystem lead engineers and thermal technicians in the design and development of the thermal control system (TCS). Knowledge of NASA and DoD specifications for defining thermal requirements and generating thermal balance, thermal vacuum test plans and specifications for both flight and engineering hardware. Candidates should have experience with correlating thermal analysis models based on system and subsystem test data.

The ideal candidate will be capable of working independently and as part of a team, providing program support at status meetings and presenting at both formal & informal reviews. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.