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Stress Engineer



Other Engineering
Madrid, Spain
Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2024
At Destinus, we are on a mission to build near-space vehicles and infrastructure to power the world’s fastest transportation network. To make this happen, we are developing hydrogen-powered hypersonic vehicles. This is a unique opportunity to take part in shaping the future of aviation! You will be primarily responsible for developing mechanical/structural systems for subsonic/supersonic and hypersonic flights. You will be a part of our engineering team and interact with all engineering disciplines to resolve new issues as they arise. It is the unique project with unique opportunities for skill and experience.


  • Independ analysis task performing
  • Structural, structural / thermal analysis and sizing of aerospace structures
  • FEM Modeling and Analysis, from GFEM to detail analysis
  • Definition of Sizing Loads and Manuevers
  • Preliminary sizing, detail analysis
  • Vibration and frequency response analysis
  • Structural optimization
  • Fatigue and damage tolerance analysis
  • Laboratory, ground and flight test support
  • Analysis tools development
  • Test program development
  • Preparation of technical reports and presentations
  • Continuous exchanges with suppliers
  • Assist in the development of manufacturing, integration, and test processes and procedures
  • Raw test data processing and analysis validation
  • Certification and qualification process support


  • BS., MS., in an Aerospace Engineering or a related discipline
  • FEM experience with Nastran, from build model to analysis, postprocessing, debugging
  • Experience is stress hand calculation/analytical methods
  • Experience with metalic light structures and/or composite structures
  • Knowledge of continuum and solid mechanics
  • Knowledge of applied mathematics and physics
  • Understanding of hypersonic flight physics
  • Understanding of structural dynamics
  • Experience with Fligth and Ground Loads, Structural requirements, Calculations and reporting in the frame of aerospace regulations/certification standards.
  • Experience of C++ / Python / Matlab programming
  • Experience of Fatigue and Damage Tolerance analysis
  • Experience of laboratory, ground and flight test
  • Knowledge of GVT performing
  • Experience of CFD (Star CCM+)
  • Participation in certification process
  • Knowledge of the English language is required. Knowledge of Spanish, French or German language is an advantage

If you wish to apply for this job, please upload your CV and a short motivation letter in English. If you have any questions about the job, don’t hesitate to contact us.