30+ days ago


Glen Burnie, MD


Job Description

Kratos Defense Rocket Support Services is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Intern to participate in design and analysis of unguided and guided suborbital launch vehicle structures and mechanisms. Mechanical engineering applicants would be responsible for analyzing flight vehicles and subsystems.




  • Design launch vehicle components and structures given specified flight loads.
  • Generate engineering drawings and flight vehicle renderings of mission specific configurations for use in engineering reports and presentations.
  • Analyze launch vehicle components and structures using FEA methods.
  • Determine margins of safety for launch vehicle components and structures for specified Factors of Safety.




  • Generate test plans and test reports for structural load and deployment testing of flight structures, separation systems and fin structures.
  • Support mechanical testing of flight vehicle structures and mechanisms.



Experience and Skills

Required –


  • Sound knowledge of engineering concepts.
  • Good communication skills.


Preferred –


  • Previous experience working with Solidworks software.




  • Enrolled in an accredited BS Degree program in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or other relevant engineering discipline

About the Company

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized Technology Company providing mission critical products, solutions and services for United States National Security. Kratos' core capabilities are sophisticated engineering, manufacturing and system integration offerings for National Security platforms and programs. Kratos' areas of expertise include Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems, satellite communications, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, hypersonic systems, directed and high power energy systems, electromagnetic railgun, missile defense, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 3,100. Substantially all of Kratos' work is performed on a military base, in a secure facility or at a critical infrastructure location.

Company Size

1,500 to 1,999 employees


Aerospace and Defense