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Rocket Propulsion Engineer

Cleveland, OH 44135

Rocket Propulsion Engineer

Aerospace Engineer IV

NASA Glenn Research Center

Cleveland, Ohio


HX5 is an award-winning provider of technical services to clients such as NASA and the DoD. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing, small business with over 700 employees located around the US.


HX5, in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center, is currently seeking a Rocket Propulsion Engineer. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:


  • Provide chemical propulsion system expertise and insight as needed to support the design and development of the European Service Module (ESM) propulsion subsystem (PSS).

  • Provide support to ESM PSS insight and analysis tasks in chemical propulsion.

  • Provide propulsion and fluid system expertise to support analysis and/or insight of propellant transfer and delivery systems and components.

  • Develop new/updated propulsion components including valves, tank, sensors, feed lines, pressure control components, and thermal control devices (heaters, insulation).

  • Create test and analysis reports, write waivers and deviations, lead or assist in failure investigations.


Required Skills:

  • Experience in chemical rocket propulsion engineering.

  • Experience in documentation, verification, and validation of rocket propulsion systems and components.

  • Experience in cryogenic and/or storable rocket engine systems.

  • Fluid systems experience for propellant transfer and delivery system components.


Other Desired Skills:

  • Systems engineering experience as related to rocket propulsion and space vehicles.

  • Ability to work well in a team setting with propulsion engineers making diverse technical contributions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for conveying technical material.

  • Experience with MATLAB for propulsion system modeling and analysis.



  • Ph.D. and 0-3 years of experience; or Masters degree and 6- 15 years of experience; or Bachelor's degree and more than 10 years of experience.


*Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

**Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance for the position.


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.


Posted: 2020-07-24 Expires: 2020-08-23

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