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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Lexington Park, Maryland

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Job Description

Job Description

Job Summary:

Applies engineering principles to investigate, analyze, test or evaluate military weapons systems. Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation. Applies engineering experience to perform functions such as system integration, configuration management, quality assurance testing, or acquisition and resource management. Analyzes designs, develops, implements, tests, or evaluates software, components, or systems related to engineering or functional requirements of military weapons systems, associated support systems.

Essential Job Functions:

Relevant experience in some or all of the below fields is desired:

  • Military aircraft design criteria and specifications
  • Derivation of aircraft mission profiles, corresponding repeated loads for aircraft/components, and repeated loads spectra
  • Derivation of aerodynamic, ground, inertial, or vibro-acoustic design loads, including the effects of aero-elasticity
  • Analysis of flight-test loads and parameters
  • Design experience on metallic and composite airframe structures
  • Structural analysis (i.e., strength, aero-elastic, aero-servo-elastic, vibro-acoustic, or dynamic response analyses) and/or finite element modeling
  • Fatigue/durability and damage tolerance analysis
  • Probability and statistics
  • Full scale aircraft or major airframe component static, dynamic, or fatigue testing
  • Aircraft flight loads monitoring systems

Other Job Functions:

Other duties as assigned.



BS or BA degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related scientific discipline required.

At least one (1) year of relevant experience in the listed essential job functions above.

Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit, walk, see, hear, and feel. Occasionally will need to lift and move up to 50lbs. Moderate lab environment temperature and noise level. Must be able to interpret data, information, and documents. Can learn and apply new information and skills.


Compass Systems, Inc. is a profitable, growing company offering excellent salaries and benefits. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program including 401(k), medical, vision, Rx, dental, short and long-term disability, life insurance and recruitment incentives.

Compass Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran status. Use of any external recruitment or job placement agency is based upon its compliance with our commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action.