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Durability & Damage Tolerance Analyst - Technical Specialist 2

Boom Supersonic

Boom Supersonic

Centennial, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

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!

Role Overview

Boom Supersonic is seeking a Durability & Damage Tolerance Analyst (DaDT) to join the Overture team. This role requires proficiency in the design, analysis and manufacture of composite and metallic aerospace structures. Successful applicants will have experience in development of hardware from concept to manufacture, and be comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment.


  • Preliminary and detailed design of composite and metallic aircraft structures
  • Classical analysis of primary and secondary aircraft structures
  • Develop and implement fatigue and damage tolerance assessment methodologies and criteria for different materials and structures
  • Generate Fatigue Spectra
  • Conduct fatigue and damage tolerance analysis
  • Develop test plans, overseeing component and assembly level structural tests and incorporating design enhancements based on those results
  • Support manufacturing teams and external suppliers through fabrication and assembly of the aircraft


  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree in engineering with 10 or more years of experience in aerospace or an equivalent combination of technical education and aerospace experience
  • 10 or more years of aerospace structures design experience with certification experience
  • Familiarity with composite materials and processes, tooling, composite layup and assembly techniques: CMH-17
  • Thorough understanding of DaDT methodologies and processes; Demonstrated DaDT experience in at least one major OEM
  • Familiarity with FAR part 25 requirements, composite aircraft: CFR 25.751, AC25.571-1D, AC20-107B, CMH-17
  • Demonstrated proficiency with at least one CAD system - strong preference for Catia / 3DX
  • Demonstrated experience with FEA software - strong preference for Femap/Nastran and MSC products
  • Experience with component and assembly level structural tests
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to interface effectively with different engineering groups internally as well as existing and potential suppliers

Nice to have

  • Experience with automation tools: ExcelVBA, MATLAB, Python
  • Early development (conceptual, pre-PDR) aircraft program experience, or prototype aircraft experience.


The Base Salary Range for this position is $120,000 - $165,000. 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.

Application Deadline - 6/28/2024

ITAR Requirement:

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.

Want to build a faster future? Come join Boom.