Principal Mechani at Raytheon
Greater Los Angeles Area
US Navy Reserve
Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer (AEDO) (O-3/LT)
China Lake Naval Air Warfare Center
Test Engineer II
March 2012 to March 2015
University of Colorado at Boulder
August 2010 to March 2012
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
May 2011 to August 2011
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
June 2009 to August 2009
Principal Mechanical Engineer
November 2018 to February 2020
El Segundo, California
Sr. Mechanical Engineer II
March 2015 to November 2018
El Segundo, Ca
What company does Scott Balaban work for?
Scott Balaban works for US Navy Reserve
What is Scott Balaban's role at US Navy Reserve?
Scott Balaban is Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer (AEDO) (O-3/LT)
What industry does Scott Balaban work in?
Scott Balaban works in the Aviation & Aerospace industry.
Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer (AEDO) (O-3/LT) @ US Navy Reserve China Lake Naval Air Warfare CenterTest Engineer II @ Raytheon •Wrote CI and Element level Test Cases and Procedures•Computed orbital elements required for satellite Delta-V maneuvers•Built and sent SV payload commands and verified telemetry in simulated environment •Reviewed and edited system requirements to ensure iteration interface links, overall system flow, appropriate verification method and verification success criteria.•Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist / TE Foundation Level Certification From March 2012 to March 2015 (3 years 1 month) Aurora ColoradoSystem Engineer @ University of Colorado at Boulder •Designed blended wing body aircraft with hybrid gas/electric engine to demonstrate fuel reduced fuel consumption•Utilized CATIA V5 for design of hybrid aircraft.•Entire aircraft built with composite materials•International project collaboration with the University of Sydney and University of Stuttgart to implement “follow the sun” concept. •Supervised 7 graduate level engineers•Boeing funded•Utilized LabVIEW to develop autonomous procedures for tests on hybrid electric engine From August 2010 to March 2012 (1 year 8 months) Boulder, CoStructural Engineer @ NASA Goddard Space Flight Center •Designed the structural elements for an Autonomous Robotic Vehicle that will traverse the Greenland Ice Plateau •Perform design optimization (MATLAB) and validation through FEA (ANSYS) and testing•Performed tests on structure, control, and hydraulic system in laboratory setting•Supervised a team of six undergrad research assistants From May 2011 to August 2011 (4 months) Goddard, MDSystem Engineer @ Jet Propulsion Laboratory •Performed an assessment of the current state of both the Work Station Test Set and Testbed ground support equipment software instrument sim capabilities and fidelity•Tested Mars Science Laboratory optical instruments software•Responsible for testing seven instrument to ensure proper performance•Searched for errors in the flight software and devised ways to cause the software to fail, in an attempt to find all possible errors before flight software release From June 2009 to August 2009 (3 months) Pasadena, CaPrincipal Mechanical Engineer @ Raytheon Section Manager @ Raytheon From November 2018 to February 2020 (1 year 4 months) El Segundo, CaliforniaSr. Mechanical Engineer II @ Raytheon • Experience with Space and Airborne mechanisms, including fast steering mirrors (FSM), field of view switcher, gimbals, flexures, focus mechanisms. Developed hardware for all program phases, including proposals/concepts through hardware test. Extensive exposure with structural and magnetics modeling, jitter, LOS measurements, optical metrology, and, dynamometer testing.• Created numerous technical concepts for new business acquisition and proposal development of mechanisms for space and airborne use, including gimbals, focus mechanism, fast steering mirrors.• Responsible Engineering Authority (REA) for a $10M pointing mechanism for use in space. In charge of design, build, test, and execution to schedule and budget. Generated proposal and customer negotiations for the multi-million dollar follow-on contract to take the mechanism to NASA Technical Readiness Level (TRL) 6.• Led the design, integration, and testing of a strategic grade (GPS level accuracy) accelerometer for use in space and ballistic missiles.• Led the design, integration and testing of the tactical fast steering mirror with a value of $1M completed on time and on budget that has an exceptionally high angular travel. Novel design was selected for patent application. • Developed methods and procedures for fast steering mirror mechanism integration and to verify line of sight, jitter and exported forces and torques. Designed integration and test fixtures, qualified test equipment, and developed Matlab code for data analysis.• Developed test program to execute a life test of a flexure to 160M cycles. Wrote control system in LabVIEW that ran the test ~10Hz for 26 weeks and automatically sending progress reports and health of system.• Presented a paper on Jitter Measurements of a moving optic using a Distance Measuring Interferometer (DMI) at Raytheon's companywide Mechanical, Materials and Structures Technology Network Symposium (MMSTN) 2016. From March 2015 to November 2018 (3 years 9 months) El Segundo, Ca
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
1 year(s), 8 month(s)
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