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Job Information

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Design Engineer Associate in Jupiter, Florida

Job Descriptions:

Florida Turbine Technologies (FTT), a Kratos Turbine Technologies company located in Jupiter Florida is a world-class turbomachinery company, specializing in next-generation technologies for aircraft engines, rocket turbopumps and industrial power equipment and focused on the development and production of small, affordable, high-performance jet engines for cruise missiles and unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

FTT with over 4000-man years of turbomachinery expertise and a deep bench of experience in each discipline, FTT has been growing steadily for 24 years. We provide a one-stop shop with capabilities in design, aerodynamics, performance, heat transfer and secondary flow, rotor dynamics and bearing design, structural analysis and life predictions, manufacturing, testing, and field support. Our Turbine Technology division also provides engineering services, testing services, and material solutions for military and commercial engines, space propulsion, and industrial power-producing applications.

Kratos Defense and Security leverages cross-industry capabilities to deliver innovative, cost-saving solutions for its customers.

FTT’s home office is in Jupiter, Florida, where we employ over 180+ engineers and technicians. Additional offices in Derby, UK and Wildau, Germany extend FTT’s reputation for engineering excellence to the European marketplace and provide access to a European supply chain and next generation manufacturing capabilities.

Are you looking for an exciting career with an industry leading turbomachinery / jet engine aerospace engineering company with cutting edge products, unique niche markets and a highly skilled expert workforce? Then you have come to the right place! FTT is a growing world class turbomachinery company in beautiful Jupiter, Florida USA which employs 180+ engineers and technicians with over 4,000 combined years of aero engine (military and commercial), industrial, and space turbomachinery experience.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. FTT will require proof of status prior to employment.


Designs and analyzes aircraft electrical, mechanical, propulsion, and component structures, systems and processes.


  • The engineer will have a BS in an applicable engineering field.

  • At least 2 to 5 years applicable work experience.

  • Developing engineers will be mentored to have the technical background and sufficient knowledge to perform all phases of hardware design, development and documentation.

  • Uses computer-aided design (CAD) to produce initial design and specifications for aircraft components.

  • Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified aircraft system designs.

  • Documents changes through a formal engineering change notification process.

  • Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Builds productive internal/external working relationships.

  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.

  • Other job duties as assigned.

Required Experience:


  • Possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the assigned duties, including computer skills.

  • Ability to make technical presentations internally and to customers. Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Must be able to work with customers to define and document requirements, address technical concerns, and provide project status.

  • Maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by company and government requirements.

  • Communicate and interact effectively with peers, supervisors, and public, including maintaining respect for others, and following company policies.

  • Have a willingness and ability to learn and utilize company technology for company required purposes, including, for example training, reviewing and signing policies and procedures, benefits enrollment and changes, and more.

  • Ability to read, understand, and follow instructions.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to maintain knowledge, skills, and abilities as it pertains to your job.


Requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 to 5 years of related experience.


  • Office and/or manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, mouse, phones, rotating wrist, using tools/equipment).

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Yes, if applicable.

Keyword: Mechanical Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Structures Engineer, Design Engineer, Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineer. Manufacturing Operations Engineer

Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.

All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.

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From: Kratos Defense