Turbomachinery Development Engineer

Lafayette, CO
Full Time
Ursa Major’s team moves fast and does a lot with little. We are looking for a skilled, fast learning individual who can contribute to our engine development. The role will be responsible for testing and development of turbopump and related components from initial hardware to final product. 


    • Responsible for Turbopump Development; including participating in test activities and data review.
    • Create and improve models for turbopump performance, secondary flows, and thrust balance
    • Collaborating with team members to write, review, and update work instructions for assembly of turbopump assemblies
    • Design changes to improve performance, reliability, manufacturability, and assembly 


    • Undergraduate degree relevant engineering discipline with 3-5 years experience
    • Experience in turbomachinery design or test
    • Experience with one or more of the following: Mechanical design of turbomachinery, Test of turbomachinery or rocket engines, Hydraulic/Aerodynamic design of turbomachinery components, Secondary flow design/analysis
    • US Citizen or permanent residency required

    • Position will work between our Lafayette & Berthoud, CO offices