Associate Aerodynamics - CFD Engineer
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Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) is recruiting for an Associate Aerodynamics/CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) Engineer to perform aero/CFD statement of work in design, development and integration across an exciting suite ofplatforms within theFixed Wing product domain, including tactical aircraft, trainers andautonomous fixed-wingvehicles. This position will be located in Berkeley, MO.
Contributes to aero/CFD design and analysis of flight vehicles to ensure that the vehicle meets requirements.
Supports the development of new and improving existing technologies, tools and processes to enhance technology readiness, improve vehicle performance and reduce cycle time and cost.
Assists with the development of test requirements to meet test objectives using established processes.
Assists with assessing the impact of proposed regulations to determine the effect on cost, performance, producibility, maintainability and safety.
Supports certification and qualification processes of the aerodynamic characteristics of flight vehicles. Assists in training others.
This position allows limited telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at the listed location.
This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skill/Experience):
Master's degree or higher from an accredited course of study focusing on CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics)/Aerodynamics
Experience with the application of CFD to vehicle design and analysis.
Experience in grid generation, numerical algorithms, and physical modeling of flight vehicles and vehicle components utilizing unstructured (primarily) and overset structured grids and related algorithms and tools.
Experience with analyzing CFD results for accuracy, and properly interpreting and presenting findings using commercial flow visualization software, such as Tecplot and Fieldview.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Internship in CFD
Active Secret Clearance
Knowledge and application of the Tcl Scriptlib package and Build scripts (i.e. UNIX shell scripting, Tcl, Python scripting, FORTRAN coding) for automation of case setup and customization.
Experience with Kestrel (CREATE-AV) software.
Experience with MADCAP grid generation software.
Experience in CAD geometry manipulation/cleanup utilizing NX, CADFIX and/or SpaceClaim.
Experience in the use of Chimera Grid Tools (CGT), Pegasus and/or X-rays, and the OVERFLOW flow solver to model the flow domain, mesh and couple the grids.
Typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
This position is for 1st shift
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Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.