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Ursa Major

Ursa Major

201-500 employees

Produces propulsion systems for aerospace and defense

Hardware
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$100k - $170kAnnually

Junior

Loveland, CO, USA

Category
Materials & Structures
Research & Development
Aerospace Engineering
Required Skills
Python
MATLAB
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as chemistry or physics
  • 2+ years of experience in the field of Energetics
  • Previous technical work experience in energetics formulation
  • Experience with experimental design and data analysis
  • A working knowledge of energetic material regulations and safe handling/measurement
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, interfacing with internal/external customers
  • Proficiency in Matlab, Python, C++, Fortran or similar
  • Eligibility for a Secret Clearance
Responsibilities
  • Serve as a subject matter expert conducting and supervising projects involving energetic materials
  • Interface and collaborate with government partners for legacy energetics development
  • Apply chemical principles for research, analysis, and experimentation on propellants, pyrotechnics, and explosives
  • Identify testing needs, author test procedures, and lead testing efforts for propellant formulations
  • Develop computational methods to predict propellant performance and analyze rocket motor ballistic performance
  • Write technical reports, publications, proposals, and presentations
  • Support failure investigations, failure analysis, and production deviation closures
  • Present program efforts and findings to internal and external customers

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

31%