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At Newton, we're always on the lookout for bright, motivated people to join our team.

To accomplish their goals, the world’s leading scientists, research institutions, and aerospace programs require highly specialized products and technology. We develop them.

Our team creates the products and technology that move the world forward. We engineer solutions to complex problems and deliver mission-critical components that advance science, exploration, and humanity. At Newton, we provide full-cycle engineering and product development support — from creating high-precision pointing mechanisms for spacecraft to solving shock isolation challenges for strategic operations; we’re there, every step of the way.

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Read on to learn more about our current career opportunities and apply on our Career Center:

SENIOR STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS ENGINEER

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Are you looking to make a difference as a structural analyst? Are you looking to be a leader, help others, and use your analysis skills to help solve challenging science and technology problems?

We are looking for a Senior Structural Analysis Engineer who is ready to step up their career. We are looking for an Analyst who is continually finding ways to improve the analysis process while also providing guidance and mentoring to younger engineers. We are looking for an engineer that is ready to be more than an individual contributor and help our analysis team, our company, and our customers have more accurate analytical results as effectively as possible.

The Senior Structural Analysis Engineer has experience refining the analysis process and leading a group of analysts. We expect the Sr. Analyst to be well versed in linear, non-linear, static and dynamic analyses. The Senior Structural Analysis Engineer must have ample knowledge of design and analysis metallic structures. We are looking for an engineer with over 9 years of experience performing analyses, writing margins of safety, and providing guidance to design engineers.

Job Description

The Senior Structural Analysis Engineer is a contributing member and leader in our Analysis team and supports internal and external customers.

Activities include:

  • Review, maintain, and improve in-house analysis processes. Ensure our Analysis Process effectively aids in the successful design, analysis, and testing of structural components.
  • Solve engineering challenges based on the constraints and requirements set by our customers.
  • Develop API / Macro applications to improve the quality and analysis time of the structural analysis process.
  • Provide oversight and mentorship for junior engineers.
  • Design / Review machine parts and assemblies.
  • Provide mechanical design / integration support and technical expertise to other engineering functions.
  • Provide stress analysis support and technical expertise to other engineering functions using hand calculations, FEMAP, NASTRAN, and other software needed.
  • Organize, supervise, and ensure the quality of stress reports and formal compliance documents to fulfill the verification requirements.
  • Integrate the overall structural analysis approach for the system with the project’s lead engineer, in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Participate in engineering technical reviews and design / product configuration decisions as a subject matter expert.
  • Provide test support including writing test plans, procedures, and reports, derivation of loads, force / acceleration limiting, correlation, and logistics.

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of structural analysis including static and dynamic analyses.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related field.
  • Demonstrated progression in technical analysis responsibilities.
  • 10+ years of experience developing finite element models and analyzing mechanical and/or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Demonstrated experience using PATRAN, FEMAP, and/or NASTRAN for a minimum of 5 years/7000 hours.
  • Must have experience within NASA, the aerospace industry, or related discipline.
  • Must have experience performing and correlating tests such as static pull tests, random vibration, sine vibration, modal, etc.
  • Must have experience with metallic structures and bolted joints. Experience with composites and bonded joints is highly desired.
  • Experience with non-linear analyses is highly desired.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

MID-LEVEL STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS ENGINEER

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Are you looking to make a difference as a structural analyst? We are looking for a Structural Analysis Engineer who wants to be one of our leaders in this mission. We are looking for a Structural Analyst who is continually finding ways to improve the analysis process while also providing guidance and mentoring to younger engineers.

The Analyst has experience refining the analysis process. We expect the Analyst to have experience with linear, non-linear, static and dynamic analyses. The Analyst must have knowledge of design and analysis of composite materials as well as metallic structures. The Analyst must have over 5 years of experience identifying failure modes and computing margins of safety against these failure modes.

Job Description

The Structural Analysis Engineer provides technical direction to junior engineers.

Activities include:

  • One stop shop for concept, design, and analysis.
  • Design / Review parts and assemblies using SolidWorks and/or Creo.
  • Provide mechanical design / integration support and technical expertise to other engineering functions.
  • Provide stress analysis support and technical expertise to other engineering functions.
  • Organize, supervise, and ensure the quality of stress reports and formal compliance documents to fulfill the verification requirements.
  • Integrate the overall structural analysis approach for the system with the project’s lead engineer, in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of structural analysis including static and dynamic analysis.
  • Participate in engineering technical reviews and design / product configuration decisions as a subject matter expert.
  • Continuously improving technical knowledge based on new developments in structural analysis methodologies and software.
  • Act as a mentor for less experienced design and stress engineers on the team.

Qualifications

  • Degreed professional in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.
  • Demonstrated progression in technical analysis responsibilities.
  • 5-8 years of experience developing finite element models and analyzing mechanical and/or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Demonstrated experience using PATRAN, FEMAP, and/or NASTRAN.
  • Must have experience within NASA or the aerospace industry.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER

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Job Description

Newton is searching for a Mechanical Systems Engineer to lead efforts across multiple specialized DoD Hardware Development Programs. The ideal candidate performs the following:

Activities:

  • Develops system and subsystem requirements from higher-level mission requirements.
  • Participates in hardware design and development activities, working with engineers, designers, machinists, and technicians to ensure the hardware design will meet requirements.
  • Develops requirements verification and validation matrices, ensuring the requirements may be verified through common industry practices.
  • Reviews technical documentation to ensure the planned activities match the hardware verification and validation approach.Confirming status of in-progress orders and communicating with vendors.
  • Generates designs and drawings to meet requirements.
  • Supports project reviews (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, and major milestones reviews), generating documentation, such as progress reports and slide decks, in support of the reviews.
  • Coordinates and presents technical data, analyses, and status at reviews (internal and external).
  • Manages technical and schedule balance while coordinating with the Program Manager to ensure the planned approach meets schedule constraints.
  • Supports future planning activities such as hardware upgrades and business development activities that ensure the longevity of the systems within the DoD infrastructure.
  • Writes monthly status reports for internal reporting to executive management and external reporting to customers.
  • Develops and maintains the project schedule in collaboration with the Project Manager.
  • Travel to support project testing and related industry events demonstrating product capabilities (25%).
  • Performs other tasks as required.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication with demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proficiency in MS Project as well as the MS Office Suite.
  • Experience in SolidWorks CAD software, or similar.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Engineering or Engineering Management related field required; M.S. preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in mechanical engineering or systems engineering with experience leading technical teams.
  • Must have experience within DoD, NASA, aerospace, or high-performance automotive racing industries.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGNER

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Job Description

Newton is searching for a Senior CAD Designer and Drafter to support efforts across our NASA Hardware Development Programs. The ideal candidate performs the following:

Activities:

  • Creates CAD models of mechanical structures, opto-mechanical systems, and mechanisms.
  • Creates detailed fabrication and inspection drawings of CAD components using GD&T standards, once verified through the design-analysis iteration cycle.
  • Maintains detailed lists of hardware to be purchased or required for the assembly of systems / subsystems (aka Bill of Materials).
  • Supports the configuration management (CM) release cycle of designs and supporting documentation, compliant with Newton’s ISO 9001 / AS9100D certification.
  • Generates images of hardware using CAD to support weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and major milestone reviews.
  • Maintains mass properties and a Master Equipment List (MEL) for all components within a system or subsystem (i.e., electrical, mechanical, optical).
  • Performs other tasks as required.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication with demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proficiency in CAD software and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • SolidWorks Certified Professional.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years designing hardware for DoD, NASA, aerospace, or high-performance automotive racing industries.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

OFFICE ASSISTANT

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Are you looking to be apart of a team that advances science and technology? We are looking to grow our team with an Office Assistant who has strong verbal communication skills and a demonstrated attention to detail. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, friendly, and is persistent with follow up and follow through to make sure assignments are properly completed. If you are a well-rounded administrative professional who is very responsive, and enjoys problem solving and trouble-shooting individually, and as part of a team, let’s talk. We promise a fast-moving environment where every day presents a learning opportunity while working on unique projects.

Job Description

The Office Assistant works with our Project Management and Administrative teams to provide support for several advanced and day-to-day Newton administrative processes related to procurement and business financial operations. This position will primarily support Newton’s Procurement/Quality Manager.

Activities:

  • Processing order requests.
  • Placing orders for parts from approved vendors.
  • Creating purchase orders (POs) .
  • Confirming status of in-progress orders and communicating with vendors.
  • Managing logistics of delivery of items ordered (example: confirming delivery date with freight company and arranging delivery window).
  • Managing payments to vendors (credit card, check, and wire transfer).
  • Reconciling purchases/payments to statements .
  • Managing entry of new vendors into the procurement system.
  • This position requires ~75% of time dedicated to performing procurement related activities..

ADMINISTRATIVE:

  • This position requires ~25% of time dedicated to providing administrative support within the office to Newton’s executive management staff..

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, computer science, accounting or related field preferred. A combination of experience and education may be considered.
  • A minimum of (2) years of related work experience.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency using MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Task management software experience is a plus (Asana, Wrike or similar project tracking software).

JUNIOR ELECTRO-MECHANICAL ENGINEER

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Are you looking to solve engineering problems that advance science and technology? We are looking to grow our team with a Junior Electro-Mechanical Engineer who has a demonstrated ability to incorporate creative yet elegant solutions. We are looking for an engineer who has a never-ending passion for learning, an engineer who is just as comfortable in front of a computer working on CAD or Control Systems as they are putting a robotic arm together. We are looking for an engineer who is a self-starter, is continually finding ways to improve processes, and also enjoys working in a team environment. If you are a well-rounded engineer who wants to take on and solve a broad set of engineering challenges, let’s talk. We promise a fast-moving environment where every day presents a learning opportunity while working on unique projects.

Job Description

The Junior Electro-Mechanical Engineer is a contributing member to our product development teams. Desired skills and duties include:

Skills and duties:

  • Experience designing PCBs.
  • Experience in analyzing circuits.
  • Experience integrating sensors into control electronics to develop open and closed loop systems.
  • Hands-on fabrication experience in assembly of boards, components, connectors, and electrical harnesses.
  • Design and draft electronic enclosures, and opto-mechanical systems using SolidWorks.
  • Assemble, integrate, and test electronic enclosures and opto-mechanical systems.
  • Coordinate piece part manufacturing and assembly.
  • Draft test plans and procedures in conjunction with design engineers.
  • Provide design engineers with recommendations to improve product performance or simplify manufacturing.
  • Continuously improve technical knowledge based on new developments in structural design methodologies and software.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related field.
  • Strong mechanical design aptitude and desire to learn, particularly in relation to opto-mechanical assemblies, precision mechanisms, and advanced structures.
  • Experience and proficiency with CAD Software (preferably SolidWorks).
  • Experience and proficiency drafting fabrication and assembly drawings.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • 1 to 4 years of professional experience.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

JUNIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER

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Job Description

Newton is searching for a Junior Mechanical Engineer to perform design and analysis activities on in-house NASA and DoD projects. The ideal candidate performs the following:

Activities:

  • Generates designs and drawings to meet requirements.
  • Performs hand calculations and / or develops Finite Element Models to determine margins of safety on designs.
  • Uses Generative Design tools, in conjunction with experienced staff, to reduce the design-analysis iteration cycle time.
  • Writes work orders and procedures describing step-by-step processes needed to assemble hardware.
  • Supports project reviews (weekly, biweekly, monthly, and major milestones reviews), generating documentation, such as progress reports and slide decks, in support of the reviews.
  • Coordinates and presents technical data, analyses, and status at reviews (internal and external).
  • Writes monthly status reports for internal reporting to project management and external reporting to customers.
  • Performs other tasks as required.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication with demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proficiency in MS Project as well as the MS Office Suite.
  • Experience in SolidWorks CAD software; CSWP preferred.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Engineering or Engineering Management related field required..
  • 0 to 5 years of experience in mechanical engineering; prior internship in aerospace or automotive industries is preferential.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
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