Sr. Aerospace Engineer

at Mindlance
Location Everett, Washington
Date Posted February 12, 2024
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


Job Title: Sr. Aerospace Engineer

Job Location: Everett/Renton, WA

Zip Code: 98204

Job Responsibilities

Seeking Experienced Engineers for a number of different positions to join our teams in Everett, WA or Renton, WA. The Payloads Organization is responsible for everything you see when you fly; and much of which you don't. The Interiors of the airplane, along with the cargo compartments, exterior markings, associated systems, and cabin safety all make up Payloads. We are how our airline customers fulfill their mission and represent their brand and shape how the public experiences flight. Our organization is a fast paced, dynamic environment, which pulls from many engineering backgrounds. The selected candidate will have a statement of work that spans the product lifecycle: supporting customer configuration development, supplier engagement, validating and verifying design requirements, integrating business needs, and supporting the product through the production and certification processes. Your work will include the need to interface with other members of project engineering, production engineering, program/product teams, management, and technical staff to define and implement engineering solutions. You will be able to combine the expertise and resources of the interiors organization to certify and deliver the best interiors products within the industry.

Payloads is seeking candidates with experience in any of the following areas:

- Engineering support and project leadership within a production system

- Direct engagement working with/for aerospace suppliers or airlines

- Validating/demonstrating compliance to regulatory requirements

- Working with regulators

- Design for manufacturing

- Aircraft cargo compartment and handling system design, integration, and/or certification

Position Responsibilities:

- Develops, integrates and documents interior payload system requirements to establish the system design.

- Performs or oversees approval of analyses and test/inspection results to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications

- Manages supplier performance, test and production activities and coordinates with the supplier to optimize the design and achieve program goals

- Develops new design/analysis processes and tools to improve the effectiveness, quality and efficiency of the development effort

- Investigates emerging technologies to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements

- Develops, maintains and modifies interior payload system and component designs, using 3-D Computer Aided Design tools and/or other design methods, to provide product definition to other engineering groups, production operations, suppliers and external customers throughout the product lifecycle

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

- Everett

- Renton

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. 120.15 is required. "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

- Bachelors of Science (or greater) from an accredited course of study, in engineering

- 5+ years of experience in engineering, including design, integration, and/or certification or equivalent combination of additional education and relevant experience

- Experience leading a cross-functional team

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

- Strong understanding and demonstrated experience with FAA Title 14 Part 25 and/or EASA equivalent

- Experience in aerospace interiors, materials and properties, design criteria and release processes

5+ years of experience in program or project management, leading project and/or program proposals of varying complexity (including: development and execution of schedule milestones, financial assessments, resource assessments, risk and/or issues management, etc.)

- Demonstrates good problem-solving skills and critical thinking

- Ability to use a variety of media to clearly convey information and ideas to a variety of audiences

- Demonstrated interest in continuous personal learning and development


This position is for 1st shift

Drug Free Workplace:

Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.


• Interview/hiring process? (ex: select based on resume, phone, in person, panel, etc.) Placement conversations w/ resume review

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