University System of New Hampshire

Durham, NH

ID: 7062249
Posted: November 8, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary of Position
Join the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) mission as part of the IMAP-Lo engineering team. Design mass efficient structures and electronic packaging for extreme environment situations. Supervise and coordinate fabrication of hardware. Develop and supervise environmental screening tests, development tests, and experiments. Produce high quality engineering documentation including drawings, specifications, test plans, procedures, and reports. Perform structural and thermal analyses of flight hardware. Oversee and assist with assembly, integration, and testing efforts. Support various design reviews throughout product life cycle, including defending design and analytical work to customer, third party, and non-advocate reviewers. Field support may require travel to customer’s facilities, NASA field centers, military bases, and overseas. The position operates under the general supervision and direction of the Space Science Center Senior Mechanical Engineer.

Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 3-5 years
Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PS1556FY20
Other minimum qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field of Engineering or Physics or a closely related field scientific or technical field and five years’ related experience.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
 BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with at least 3 – 5 years of related experience.
 Proficiency with SolidWorks CAD software (2-3 years or CSWP) and strong detail drawing experience using ASME Y14.5 and GD&T
 Experience using standard office productivity software.
 Ability to productively interface with team members, suppliers and clients.
 Experience with structural analysis, thermal analysis, environmental testing methodology, mechanism design, material selection and characterization, electromechanical design, and/or space mission concept design is preferred.
 Previous experience presenting designs and analysis to review panels is a plus.

Salary Information
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.00
Grade 28
EEO Statement
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information
The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.


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