Posted On Apr 15

Associate Propulsion Test Engineer


Location : New Orleans, LA 70123

Headquarters : United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Experience : Mid Level

Job Description

Boeing Test and Evaluation Space Launch System Production Test Team is looking for an Associate Propulsion Test Engineer to join us in New Orleans, LA. The position supports testing on the propulsion and hydraulic systems of the SLS core stage systems ensuring the proper build of the rocket. Opportunities exist to also assist in the functional testing of the flight avionics and instrumentation.

Come join a great team at the Michoud Assembly Facility where the Space Launch System core stage is being built. Be part of the team testing "America's Rocket".

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists in demonstrating the effectiveness of test methods

  • Develops simple test procedures, and instrumentation and configuration definition needed to perform the test and minimize risk

  • Designs component and sub-assembly level hardware or software and uses analytical tools to verify the design

  • Assists in coordinating the manufacture and assembly of test hardware

  • Identifies solutions to basic problems and supports the development of metrology processes, methods, and tools

  • Supports development of test debrief material

  • Participates in evaluation of test performance data

  • Reviews test data for accuracy, quality and/or fidelity prior to delivery to customer

  • Alerts senior engineers of off-nominal data

  • Prepares test reports for review

  • Works under general supervision

This position requires the ability to obtain access to a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) facility.

The 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):

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • Experience in propulsion systems and/or test

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience in a clean room or factory department

  • Experience with troubleshooting

  • Flexible and agile while working through and understanding priorities and being able to adapt to quick and changing environments

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a 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.


This position is for variable shift.

Safety Sensitive:

This is a NASA safety-sensitive position and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.