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*filled* Stress Analyst


ASAP - 12/1/2015

Stress Analyst

Do you want to help a small company make a BIG difference in space? Do you take ownership of your job and responsibility for your actions? Then come work for Red Canyon and help us continue our mission of helping humankind reach the stars!

Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven individual to be a spacecraft stress analyst engineer on the Orion program.

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the perfect candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover letter (in the body of the email) that details how your experience and education are a perfect match for our requirements.

Responsibilities & Requirements
Candidates must have working knowledge of analysis tools (NASTRAN, FEMAP, SLIM, Matlab, and Mathcad), stress analysis principles, classical stress analysis techniques, and familiarity with fatigue and composites analyses. These individuals will support tasks as directed by the LM Technical POC including, but not limited to, the following:

a. Perform stress analysis of Thermal Protection Systems (TPS) Backshell, Heatshield and FBC structural parts, AETB-8 tiles and Avcoat material using classical techniques and finite element models

b. Perform preliminary and final analyses, part sizing, fatigue/fracture assessment, drawing coordination and sign-off test, test support and correlation, analysis presentations, and documentation of analyses for deliverable stress and fracture reports

Candidates should have 3-8 years of experience in the design and development of high temperature composite substrates and thermal protection systems utilizing heritage and development TPS materials.


Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, USAF, NREL, Lockheed Martin, LASP at CU Boulder, SEAKR Engineering, and Ball Aerospace among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.
Some of the programs we have previously or currently worked on include: Mars 98, Odyssey 01, Stardust, Genesis and Deep Impact, Mars Phoenix, Mark Reconnaissance Orbiter, Crew Exploration Vehicle – ORION, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the MarsFlight and LunarSIM Simulation. We also work on classified programs.

Red Canyon is located in scenic Denver, Colorado. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses and a generous 401K retirement plan.

Please send resume and cover letter to