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Redwire is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical and sustainable infrastructure for future generations. 

Redwire (via our subsidiary Loadpath, LLC), is accelerating humanity's expansion into space through specializing in the development and delivery of aerospace structures, mechanisms, and thermal control solutions. The business unit performs design, analysis, testing, and fabrication to advanced technologies through the complete concept-to-flight development cycle.


Load Path, a Redwire Space company, is looking for a Structural Analyst II to join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary team focused on developing satellite and launch vehicle mechanical and structural technologies.  The ideal candidate is a self-motivated structural engineer interested in an autonomous work environment and being involved in projects through the entire product development cycle; beginning with initial concept generation through detailed design and analysis, hardware fabrication, and finally verification testing.

This position’s responsibilities will focus on static and dynamic finite element analyses of state-of-the-art structures and mechanisms for satellites, launch vehicles, and missile defense applications using FEMAP and NASTRAN.  Specific products include multiple payload launch structures, deployable satellite antennas, test configurations, and spacecraft mechanisms.  Position will be in Littleton, CO. or Albuquerque, NM.


  • Work collaboratively with team members across multiple disciplines (Simulation, Mechanical, and Systems Engineers)
  • Mesh, simulate, and post-process analysis performed on complex structures and mechanisms
  • Execute simulation workflows in accordance with customer and industry standards
  • Generate and deliver reports to managers and senior-level staff

Ideal Experience

  • Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering or other relevant field with 2 years’ of work experience or Masters’ degree with no prior work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience analyzing, researching, and developing structural engineering solutions for complex mechanical and mechatronics systems for space applications.
  • Demonstrated software knowledge in Finite Element Analysis
  • Analysis of static and dynamic structural systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of GD&T and/or tolerance critical design-for-assembly.
  • Finite-element modeling experience, preferably using FEMAP and NASTRAN.
  • Solidworks design experience.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance.

Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration!  We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence. 

For Colorado positions only:

Pay Range
$80,000 - $110,000

How We Determine What We Pay (Compensation Philosophy)
Redwire determines pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data, for our locations throughout the US. We will evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index, in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company.
For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth.  Salaries will be based on the applicant’s level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and internal equity within the company for the same position. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will receive higher pay.

Redwire is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

All offers of employment at Redwire are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.  Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or ability to obtain a security clearance due to requirements of a classified program.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you 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. Learn more about the ITAR Click Here

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Redwire Space
United States, Littleton, CO
Posted 5 months ago
Job offer closed
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