Senior Stress Analyst

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Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, quality services and management consulting for digital transformation. We help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage and improve the everyday lives of people around the globe.

We have an exciting opportunity for experienced Stress Engineers / Analysts. Based in Bristol (hybrid), you will be assigned to a major new defence project, where your skills and experience in Structural Analysis / FEA will be fully utilized.


  • The Senior Stress Analyst shall provide technical support to the Mission Systems projects in order to optimise designs for strength and performance. 
  • Day to day, the candidate will provide specialist analysis across Mission Systems.
  • This includes the provision of customer facing qualification evidence for both mechanical and fluid systems on the boat and ship platforms within the work portfolio.


  • Mechanical Degree or HND or HNC in an Engineering Discipline.


  • Significant experience in stress analysis in a high integrity environment, e.g. nuclear, defence.
  • Evidence of checking stress analysis both FEA and mechanical.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A good understanding of mechanics of equipment and relevant load paths.
  • Demonstration of adherence to of cost and duration targets.
  • Good understanding of engineering mathematics and the ability to develop solutions from first principles.

Desired Skills

  • Relevant Engineering Institution and working towards Professional Registration.
  • Previous experience in stress analysis or design in a high integrity environment, e.g. nuclear, defence.
  • Experience of stress analysis in a marine environment, depth pressure, sea state and shock loading.
  • Experience of CAD packages (NX).
  • Experience of ANSYS AND MathCAD calculation software.
  • Strong mathematic / coding ability – to develop bespoke solutions / simulations.

What do I need before I apply

  • Hybrid Working


  • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and our peers through good times and challenges 
  • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects  
  • Expleo Academy - enables you to acquire and develop the right skills by delivering a suite of accredited training courses 
  • Competitive company benefits such as medical and dental insurance, pension, life assurance, employee wellbeing programme, sports and social events, birthday hampers and much more!  
  • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo 


“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”. 





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