Aerospace Engineer (Store Separation)

Job Locations US-FL-Eglin Air Force Base
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(2/28/2024 5:45 PM)
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Aerospace Engineer (Store Separation)



Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Aerospace Engineer (Store Separation) for the SEMATS3 Contract, supporting the Air Force Seek Eagle Program.


LOCATION: Eglin AFB, Florida

TRAVEL: Ability to travel using commercial airlines is required to support professional obligations



  • Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical, Aerospace, or Mechanical (with Aerospace specialty)
  • Knowledge of aerodynamics and fluid mechanics
  • Experience in modern control theory applications
  • Experience operating in LINUX/UNIX environments using scripting languages (python, PERL, etc.)
  • Experience using MatLab or similar engineering software
  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with a team
  • Ability to travel using commercial airlines is required to support professional obligations
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government secret security clearance



  • Master’s degree in Aeronautical, Aerospace, or Mechanical (with Aerospace specialty) Engineering
  • Two (2) years of relevant experience in aircraft/store compatibility, particularly with store separation
  • General engineering experience, including familiarity with modeling & simulation, is desired to meet the basic position requirements
  • Knowledge of aircraft, air-launched weapons, and aircraft suspension equipment



The Store Separation Engineer shall support the Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office (AFSEO) Modeling, Analysis, and Tools Support (SEMATS3) contract at Eglin Air Force Base. The work performed furthers the USAF SEEK EAGLE aircraft/store compatibility effort, as well as broader USAF goals.  The engineer will participate in a working environment focused on the evaluation of aircraft compatibility with a wide variety of external and internal stores necessary to conduct the range of USAF operational and test missions.

The Store Separation Engineer will work in an Integrated Test & Evaluation (IT&E) environment. Duties include the following broad-ranging responsibilities in support of store separation discipline tasks:

  • Support the aircraft/store certification process
  • Perform sophisticated store separation aerodynamic analytical efforts
  • Design/direct ground tests, wind tunnel tests, and flight tests
  • Apply modeling and simulation tools to address complex, challenging, and unprecedented aerodynamic configurations
  • Devise engineering software scripts and programs for specific program engineering purposes: software development could be included in the task portfolio
  • Professionally document certification artifacts, engineering documentation (e.g. test plans, analysis results), and formal presentations
  • Works well as a member of a discipline team in a dynamic multi-tasking environment


What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


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