Propulsion Test Engineer

Open Positions

Propulsion Test Engineer

PSI - Boston, MA

Physical Sciences Inc., located just north of Boston, in Andover, MA, seeks engineers with strong backgrounds in experimental combustion research and/or combustion-related technology development. The candidate will support research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) of innovative critical technologies in the field of rocket propulsion, with projects involving:

• liquid rocket engines
• solid rocket motors
• high-pressure plumbing systems
• solid propellant processing
• liquid feed system components
• propulsion control systems

The Propulsion Test Engineer position requires strong hands-on skills. Prior experience with assembly of pressure vessels, high-pressure plumbing systems, valves, thermal conditioning systems, or load measurement systems is required. Candidates should be comfortable with designing, building, and operating test automation systems involving data acquisition and control equipment. Experience with either LabVIEW, Python, Matlab, and/or Octave is also required. Work will be performed at PSI’s propulsion and energetics testing complex in Epping, NH and PSI’s headquarters in Andover, MA.

Bachelor’s degree plus at least 4 years of experience in related disciplines, or a Master’s degree plus at least 2 years of experience, in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering is required.

US Citizenship is required.

Flexible spending accounts
Long-tem bank (LTB) sick hours
Short term disability insurance
Long term disability insurance
Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance