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Conceptual Design Technical Fellow

Divergent 3D

Divergent 3D

IT, Design
torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Divergent is a technology company that has architected, invented, built, and commercialized an end-to-end factory system called the Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS™) that comprehensively uses machine learning to optimally engineer, additively manufacture, and flexibly assemble complex integrated vehicle structures and subsystems. Products created using DAPS are superior in performance, lower in cost, rapidly customizable to meet mission and customer-specific requirements, faster to market, and scalable on demand to high volume production. Divergent is a qualified Tier 1 supplier to global automotive OEMs, and Divergent is now expanding to support mission critical needs in the Aerospace and Defense sector.
Position Overview:
The Conceptual Design Engineer plays a fundamental role in the lifecycle of any new vehicle development. As the person responsible for proposing the general architecture of the new vehicle, the Conceptual Design Engineer must analytically demonstrate that, for a given technology level, the concept meets the established set of requirements. This role involves defining a configuration that integrates payload, energy source, and power generation within a structural arrangement that is efficient, controllable, stable, manufacturable, and cost-effective.
In the early stages of a program, the Conceptual Design Engineer functions as a Chief Engineer, owning and developing the concept until it is ready to pass on to the Detail Design stage. Responsibilities include evaluating performance, defining requirements, exploring alternative concepts, and supporting business development efforts and company strategy definition.
Role:
- Propose New Vehicle Designs:
- Lead/Conduct Trade Studies:
- Requirements Development:
- Design Tools and Methods:
- Concept Development and Analysis:
- Configuration Ownership:
- CAD and Geometry Modeling:
- Performance Calculations:
- Strategy and Business Development:
- Could follow the program into the Detail Design phase and transition to function as Chief Engineer during Preliminary and Detail Design stages.
- Coordinate technical decisions and oversee system integration.
Basic Qualifications:
- Masters’s in Aerospace Engineering or related field with 10 years of experience in A&D.
- Proficiency in conceptual design principles, including sizing, configuration, and trade studies.
- Strong analytical skills and experience with design tools and methods.
- Knowledge of aerodynamics, structures, stability and control, and propulsion systems.
- Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to prepare and present to stakeholders.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Secret Security Clearance.
- Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or a relevant discipline 20 years of experience in A&D.
- Familiarity with Model-Based Engineering (MBE) practices.
- Certification expertise or project management skills.
- Passion for staying abreast of emerging technologies.
What You’ll Get :
Holistic Compensation Package: Enjoy a world-class compensation package that includes a competitive salary, equity plan, and discretionary results-based incentive bonus opportunities, ensuring you're truly valued for your contributions.
Wellness and Time Off: Embrace a healthy lifestyle with paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays, including a year-end shutdown to recharge. We support growing families with paid parental leave, recognizing the importance of bonding time.
Comprehensive Health and Wellness: Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health and wellness benefits, offering both HMO and Premium PPO options. Additionally, benefit from company-sponsored life insurance and short and long-term disability coverage for peace of mind.
Investment in Growth: We're committed to your professional development. Take advantage of reimbursement opportunities for learning and development initiatives, empowering you to continuously expand your skill set and reach peak performance.
Inclusive and Collaborative Environment: Join our inclusive, collaborative, and dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company. Together, we're disrupting the traditional manufacturing industry, embracing diversity, and fostering innovation to reduce our footprint by integrating people and technology.
Divergent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Disclosures:
In order to adjust to changes in our business, it may become necessary to add, remove or modify certain duties and responsibilities, or to reassign you to another job position. From time to time you may be asked to work on special projects or to assist with other work. Your cooperation and assistance in performing such additional work is expected. Divergent Technologies, Inc , Inc is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
E-Verify: Right to Work
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Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO), we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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