• Senior Aerothermal Engineer

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Business Unit
    No Clearance Required
  • Overview

    Perform aerothermal analysis and design of wind tunnel facilities in the hypersonic M>5 regime. CFD and thermal analysis of supersonic and hypersonic internal non-reactive flow streams. Nozzle aerodynamic design and analysis. 


    The candidate will be required to support Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) and interact with government and private industry customers in support of science and technology research and development as well as fielded system operational support. Analytic tools such as finite element analysis codes, aerothermal analysis tools, and computational fluid dynamics tools will be utilized to support the analysis and design activities. Software development may be required to support enhancement of analytic methods. Additional responsibilities will include test and evaluation of materials, components, and systems addressing thermal performance in hypersonic test facilities such as regenerative storage heaters (lasers/solar arrays), blow down facilities, and aerothermal wind tunnel facilities.


    • Bachelor's + 15 years’ experience with aerothermal analysis codes for supersonic/hypersonic internal flow fields.
    • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
    • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems.
    • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
    • US Citizenship Required. 


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