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

Job Descriptions:

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.

FTT has immediate entry level positions available in design. Please provide your most recent unofficial transcript with your resume.

All applicants are required to be U.S. persons and some positions require US Citizenship for obtaining security clearance. 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.


You will be provided with personal mentoring and guidance from world class turbomachinery engineers while transitioning your educational background to real world application.

Designs and analyzes aircraft mechanical, propulsion, component structures, systems, and processes. Carry out design and performance for new and redesign turbine hardware, non-turbine engine structures, field failures and production support. 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.


The associate design engineer responsibilities will include all aspects of the design process including: clean sheet conceptual design, preliminary structural and heat transfer analyses, working closely with the analytical community to solve complex technical objectives, product definition through CAD modeling, GD&T, and drafting, working with in-house machinists, manufacturing operation engineers and suppliers to acquire components efficiently and cost effectively, supporting hands-on in house assembly and instrumentation, and provide test support. Professional or internship experience is preferred but not required.

Required Experience:

Education and Experience:

BS, MS or PHD in applicable Engineering field with 0-2 years of applicable work experience.

Cover letter with your area of interest.

Must Provide your Unofficial - most recent transcript.


  • Uses computer-aided design and analysis tools to perform complex engineering tasks.

  • Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new or modified assemblies and components.

  • Documents changes through a formal engineering change notification process.

  • Learns to use professional concepts.

  • Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues.

  • Works on problems of limited scope.

  • Builds stable working relationships internally.

  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.

  • 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.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

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

  • Other job duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Physical Demands:

Some light physical effort required.

Will be required to perform occasional lifting of light materials.

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, reach, bend and move about the facility. 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)

Work Environment:

Work performed in a combination of office and lab environment.

Travel: Yes, if applicable.

Keyword: design engineer mechanical engineer turbomachinery

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