The Fluid Systems Section within the Fluid Mechanics Department provides design and analysis support for fluid systems of space, launch, and reentry vehicles. The qualified candidate works with both internal and external customers participating as a technical authority on fluid mechanics and thermodynamics topics.
What You Will Do
- Conduct analysis, modeling, planning, and review functions associated with fluid systems characterization of space, launch, and reentry vehicles.
- Assess steady and transient internal flows in vehicle components/sub-systems for both single-phase and/or multi-phase states.
- Participate with multidisciplinary engineering teams to resolve technical issues.
- Perform day-of-launch activities at on-site facilities and national launch sites.
- Support on-site and off-site technical interchange meetings, review of contractor analyses, as well as hardware and mission assurance reviews.
- Maintain technical currency and stay abreast of advances in fluid mechanics technologies related to space, launch, and reentry vehicles.
- Provide objective technical viewpoints to government and civil customers.
- Work closely with program offices and interface with contractors, government personnel, research laboratories, and academia.
- Working both independently and with teams.
- Utilizing written and oral written communication skills.
Required Skills and Abilities
- Master’s degree from an accredited college/university program in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related discipline (pursuing or conferred within last 12 months).
- 0-1 year of industry work experience.
- Familiarity with incompressible and compressible flow theory.
- Experience in use of analytical methods and computational fluid dynamics.
- Course work in two-phase flow and mass/heat transfer.
- Willing to travel domestically approx. 10% of the time.
- This position requires ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
How you can stand out:
- PhD degree from an accredited college/university program in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline (pursuing or conferred within the last 12 months).
- Graduate-level course work in hydraulics, pneumatics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, mass transfer, free-surface flows, incompressible flows, and compressible flows.
- Experience in fluid networks, liquid propulsion systems, cryogenics, and slosh analysis.
- Experience in use of experimental methods, hardware, and instrumentation.
- Job type:Graduate Jobs
Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical, Engineering Mechanical
California (United States...
- Closing Date:19th Jul 2022, 6:00 pm