Aerospace Structural Engineer

The Structural & Thermal-Fluids Engineering Group provides innovative multidisciplinary engineering solutions though the development of advanced mechanical and aerospace technologies for sea, ground, air, and space-based prototype systems for national security applications. Examples include the development of structural-material systems for spaceborne imaging and laser communication terminals, heat exchangers for high-flux laser and RF solid-state devices, and aerodynamic designs and multifunctional materials for UAV platforms. New technologies and engineering solutions are developed through high-fidelity models and multidisciplinary simulations, environmental and materials characterization testing, and advanced materials to optimize solutions to meet ever increasing performance, size, weight, and environmental challenges.


The Group is seeking a technical leader in aerospace structures including experience with one or more of the following: computational design, numerical optimization, finite element analysis, structural dynamics, modal testing, additive manufacturing, multifunctional structures, composite structures, and vibration, shock, and acoustic environmental testing. The successful candidate will be a part of an interdisciplinary engineering team from concept development to integration and testing in the development of operational prototype hardware. The position may require special security clearances and travel to meetings and field sites.


Requirements: Ph.D. in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering. Candidates with a Masters Degree and 5 years of direct relevant experience will also be considered.The ability to work in interdisciplinary teams, experience with modern numerical simulation tools, and testing experience is highly desired.  Candidate must be able to clearly describe results in oral presentations and written reports.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Full time
Massachusetts, US