Full-Time

Senior Propulsion Fluids Analyst

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Ursa Major

Ursa Major

201-500 employees

Produces propulsion systems for aerospace and defense

Hardware
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$100k - $150kAnnually

+ Unlimited PTO + Company Stock Options

Senior

Loveland, CO, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Python
MATLAB
Autodesk CFD
Requirements
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, or a comparable field
  • 5+ years of combined fluids analysis experience
  • Experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) using commercial codes
  • Experience developing steady and transient 1D models of fluid system analyses
  • Demonstrated experience in fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer
  • Programming experience (Python ideal, but MATLAB or other high-level languages acceptable)
  • Basic experience with 3D CAD software
  • Experience with complex fluid-mechanical systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Prior experience working on safety-critical systems in production environments
Responsibilities
  • Use hand calculations and steady CFD to predict fluid behavior throughout the engine system and its components
  • Build steady-state and transient 1D models of our engines’ fluid systems
  • Identify potential design improvements and collaborate with other engineering teams
  • Work closely with our test team to request instrumentation necessary
  • Support anomaly investigations by building transient 1D fluid models
  • Ownership of fluid models of rocket engines and related systems
  • Improve upon analytical methods and seek out new approaches and tools
  • Provide professional development, mentorship, and technical guidance to peers

Ursa Major Technologies specializes in advanced propulsion systems for space launch, hypersonics, and national security missions, with a focus on speed, cost, and reliability. Their American-made engines aim to address the current demand-supply gap and solidify the U.S.'s leadership in space and defense for the long term.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$361.5M

Headquarters

Berthoud, Colorado

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

-2%

2 year growth

35%