Hypersonics Development Engineer

Research and Development, Irvine, CA, Estados Unidos de América

Design and implement advanced hypersonics capabilities in MSC Nastran. Engage with customers at technical level to document use cases and translate them into high-level software specification. Author design documents, perform coding to implement designs, test developed capabilities and assist in correcting any deficiencies. Manage and lead project from inception through delivery. Candidate will be expected to eventually take on the role of hypersonics technical domain expert at the company.

  • Perform design, implementation, system integration, documentation, and unit/system testing of Nastran’s Hypersonic Solution
  • Support high Mach number aerodynamics in Nastran
  • Project and technical management
  • Serve as the hypersonics technical domain expert for Design & Engineering product portfolio.
  • Author project and user documentation.
  • Assist Product Management, Marketing and Field Teams in promoting MSC Hypersonics product portfolio.
  • Work with different teams to advance Nastran Pre- and Post- support.
  • Correct defects in Nastran
  • Ensure all deliverables meet established Product Quality Metrics and Guidelines.
  • Assist QA and Project Testing teams with benchmarking and certification to ensure a successful and timely product release.
  • Provide second-line support to MSC application/support engineers.
  • May be asked to assist technical marketing and business development teams.
  • Advanced Graduate degree in Aerodynamics, Mechanical, Structural Engineering or Applied Mechanics with emphasis in development of multi-physics simulation tools and methods for Hypersonic Vehicles (HV).  
  • ­Minimum 3 years related industry experience in developing multi-physics simulation tools for hypersonic vehicles.
  • Minimum 3 years overall experience in modeling and simulation analysis of high-speed aerodynamics.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in COTS scientific software development
  • Minimum 3 years programing experience in C/C++/Fortran/Python
Experience Preferred in:
  • Technical leadership in hypersonic simulation methods development
  • Strong experience in some/most of the following disciplines: hypersonic aerodynamics, CFD, thermo-physics, heat transfer, ablation, and fluid mechanics.
  • Coupling of CFD programs with Finite Element codes for Fluid-Structure Interaction simulation
  • General knowledge of SC/Flow, Fluent, Nastran, ADAMS, Ansys, Abaqus or Patran

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