Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

Engineer, Analysis/Systems Engineering

Location US-MS-Stennis Space Center
Job ID
Engineering - Systems Engineering
On-Site, Hybrid or Remote?


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.  Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.


Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our team at Stennis Space Center, MS.


In this role, you will work with technicians and Quality Assurance personnel, as well as other engineering staff, supervision, and management, supporting assembly, test, and delivery of large rocket engines and components, with primary responsibility for rocket engine test preparation, test, and post-test processing. You'll have an opportunity to develop specialized knowledge of engine and component function & assembly, pre- and post-test processing and functional testing and inspections. Work with staff in related disciplines, including contractors, and customers, to ensure successful assembly, testing, and delivery of Aerojet Rocketdyne products. Daily communication of activities and status with Aerojet Rocketdyne personnel at the Design Centers will be required.


What we can offer you:


Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne.


Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation annually plus 48 hour annual sick allowance. 4/10 schedule at most locations, providing for longer weekends. Annual year end company closure, plus company paid holidays.


Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness.


Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match.


Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.


Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs. 


Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as America’s Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company.  


This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.  Relocation assistance is available.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Job responsibilities for this position would include, but are not limited to:


25% - Coordination of day to day program needs ranging from design changes to hardware and software changes, attending meetings to assure that planned direction is in the best interest of the program and the customer.


25% - Coordination and disposition of Non-conformance & Material Review documents for nonconforming engine and facility-based instrumentation and controls components and systems.  Manage and track anomalies to ensure proper disposition or closure prior to test or delivery.


20% - Issuing detailed work instructions, based on specific pre-determined requirements and knowledge of systems and system components as well, to support and document checkout and test activities.


10% - Troubleshoot data anomalies and coordinate troubleshooting activities with personnel representing other internal and external customer organizations.


10% - Design and implementation of new facility-based engine control systems and  functional test hardware.


5% - Lead or participate on corrective action teams and specifically driving continuous improvement throughout all site processes.


5% - Operation of engine control systems during checkout and hotfire test for RS-25 engine, and other, programs. 


Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering preferred) or a related discipline, along with two (2) years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).


Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement. Individual must be able to obtain and maintain NASA Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) security clearance.


Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

 Employees in this position must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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