Job Description

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Aerostructural Design and Analysis Engineer

Key Role:

Make extensive use of knowledge, training, and experience to provide guidance, comment, review, and management assistance in the design, development, fabrication and test of aerospace structures. Lead teams of engineers in the design and development of novel aircraft structures, propulsion units, and guidance and control subsystems. Provide analysis of aerospace specifications and performance requirements to determine optimal designs. Evaluate new technologies for application in improving the design of aerospace systems. Perform standard risk assessment of aerospace systems and analyze the generation of risk mitigation plans and strategies. Design composite aerostructures and make recommendations for new fabrication techniques and process improvements to exploit design characteristics. Recommend certification and test measures, develop test plans and configurations supporting test execution, implement and support test activities, and analyze and document the test results. Communicate complex structural design ideas to colleagues and clients with different technical backgrounds by using a variety of techniques, such as analogies and diagrams to enhance understanding.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with aerostructural design and analysis

  • Experience with finite element methods and aerostructural lifecycle analysis tools, such as Altair, PATRAN/NASTRAN, ABAQUS, or ANSYS

  • Experience using design software, including MATLAB, AUTOCAD, UG, SolidWorks, CATIA, or Pro-Engineer

  • Knowledge of manufacturing and design techniques, procedures and practices

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with design and analysis of carbon fiber reinforced polymers, glass fiber reinforced plastics, discontinuous fiber composites, or ceramic matrix and high temperature composites

  • Experience setting up and using optimization frameworks for aerospace vehicle conceptual and preliminary design, including sizing, layout, and system configurations using a multidisciplinary analysis and design approach

  • Experience with aircraft structural layout and sizing and aerostructural design using composite materials

  • Experience in composite fabrication, assembly and test

  • Secret clearance

  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $67,600.00 to $154,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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