Propulsion Design Engineer - Spain

  • Job Location: Spain
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 24/12/2019

Our client, an Aerospace start-up based in Barcelona, Spain are focusing on developing disruptive technologies for small satellite launch vehicles. They are searching for new team members that want to contribute in creating the next generation of launchers.


Supporting the work for the launcher propulsion system, by taking a leading role in the concept design and development.

The responsibilities will include, among others:

• Support the design and optimization of propulsion hardware
• Rocket engine cycle design and modelling
• Support the design of test bench hardware
• Support hardware mounting, testing and data acquisition


• Master’s degree in aerospace engineering or related field
• 3+ years experience in liquid rocket engine design
• In-depth understanding of liquid rocket engine working principles
• In-depth knowledge of liquid rocket engine design techniques
• Good knowledge of liquid rocket engine testing hardware
• CFD experience, preferably using Ansys
• Hands-on experience on liquid rocket engine test hardware
• Good understanding of electronics
• Good understanding of test instrumentation/test procedures
• Good programming skills, e.g. Matlab
• CAD experience, preferably using Siemens NX

Other Desired Competencies:

• Knowledge on aerospike engine concept
• Background involving aerospace propulsion, electronics, or similar
• Experience in the industry
• Additive manufacturing experience
• Experience with cryogenic propellants
• Knowledge of turbomachinery design
• Capable of working in a flexible and open-minded environment
• Start-up mindset
• Creative and with experience in overcoming failure
• Fluent English

If this position is of interest, please apply, or alternatively please contact Matt at Capital International Staffing for more information:
+44 (0) 1444 238 919

Propulsion | Design | Rocket | Engine | CFD | Space


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