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Aerojet Rocketdyne Senior Engineer, Analysis/Systems Engineering (Aero Thermal Fluids) in Jupiter, Florida

Overview

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.

Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an Senior Aero Thermal Fluids Engineer for our West Palm Beach, FL location. This is an entry-level opportunity to join our engineering staff and be engaged in the design and analysis of aerospace propulsion systems at the component and the system level, specifically liquid rocket engines and hypersonic air-breathing ramjets/scramjets. The work will entail developing and using fluid dynamic, combustion and heat transfer analysis tools.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

80% - Conduct Aero Thermal analysis of propulsion system components linking aerodynamics, combustion and heat transfer with the mechanical design of the components. Formulate analysis approaches, set up, and carry out analyses of these components using a range of 1-D, 2-D, and 3-D analytical tools. Conduct post-test data analysis to validate, as well as refine, the analyses to better match test data through physics-based critical thinking.

15% - Design and support verification tests of propulsion systems and components. Be adept at engine test data reduction, propulsion systems and component test support, and instrumentation layout planning. Develop test systems and strategies, specify instrumentation and analyze test results. Participate in team meetings, technical reviews, design reviews, peer reviews and problem solving meetings. Work with senior engineers in a team setting and take on responsibilities which demonstrate leadership skills.

5% - Produce briefings for peer and management reviews, and present to internal and external customers. Using best practices, document all work and prepare reports as needed.

Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and 5 years of work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience or coursework in aerothermodynamics, compressible flow, heat transfer, and propulsion systems is required.

  • Experience using ANSYS Workbench, CFX, FLUENT or similar 3-D analysis tools is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree or other advanced degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering is preferred.

  • Experience working with NX or Pro-E CAD based models is desired.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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Location US-FL-Jupiter

Job ID 17463

Zip 33478

Category Engineering - Other

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