Airframe Structures Engineer
About Boom Supersonic
Boom Supersonic is transforming air travel with Overture, the world’s fastest airliner — optimized for speed, safety, and sustainability. Serving both civil and government markets, Overture will fly at twice the speed of today’s airliners and is designed to run on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Boom’s vision is to bring families, businesses, and cultures closer together through supersonic travel and make the world dramatically more accessible.
Are you passionate about building the supersonic future? Come join the team and help us make aviation history!
Boom Supersonic is seeking an experienced and versatile Structures Engineer to join our team. Successful applicants will be proficient in the design, analysis and manufacture of composite and metallic aerospace structures with experience developing hardware from concept to manufacture.
Preliminary and detailed design of composite and metallic aircraft structures
Support configuration development and trade studies
Support manufacturing teams and external suppliers through fabrication and assembly planning and build of the aircraft
Classical analysis of primary and secondary aircraft structures
Developing test plans and oversee design of component and assembly level structural tests in collaboration with Stress Analysis
Support material allowables development
Create specifications, and other documentation for the development of structural flight hardware
Create or modify existing CAD Models in a PLM environment
Required Education, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree in engineering with 5 to 12 years of experience in aerospace or an equivalent combination of technical education and aerospace experience
Demonstrated proficiency with at least one CAD system
Excellent communication skills, ability to interface effectively with different engineering groups internally as well as existing and potential suppliers
Demonstrated experience creating CAD models and designing composite and metallic components and structures
Team building communication skills, the ability to interface effectively with different groups internally and externally
Demonstrated experience in key technical disciplines: metallic & composite materials, material & processes, load path, stress, finite element modeling
Problem-solving and collaboration skills are a must; can work with large teams to solve complex, ambiguous technical problems
Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with different groups internally and externally
Preferred Education, Skills and Abilities
Previous experience with structural and systems integration related to structural design ownership/responsibility on a development aircraft
Ability to understand early development priorities to inform detailed design decisions
Familiarity with FAR Part 25 requirements
Materials testing and aircraft structure certification experience
Experience with component and assembly level structural tests
Experience with finite element analysis of aerospace structures
Coupon and element level structural testing experience
Hands on composite fabrication experience
The Base Salary Range for this position is $96,000 - $150,000. Actual salaries will vary based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Boom’s total rewards package for employees. Other rewards may include performance bonuses, long term incentives/equity, an open PTO policy, and many other progressive benefits.
To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here.
Boom is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.