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CFD Aircraft Propulsion Engineer

Description

Vantage Partners, LLC is a multi-disciplinary engineering services company providing progressive solutions to spaceflight projects within the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the NASA prime contractor community. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Description:

Vantage Partners, LLC at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) engineer with experience in the aerodynamic analysis, design, and airframe integration of aircraft engine inlet and exhaust nozzle systems.  

 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Generating innovative conceptual aerodynamic designs of installed aircraft exhaust nozzles for improved performance and reduced acoustic emissions.
  • Performing Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) RANS analyses of installed aircraft engine inlet systems integrated with airframes for aerodynamic performance and of the internal and external flows in aircraft nozzle systems.
  • Defining flow surfaces through solid modeling and generating CFD grids on complex geometries using NASA and/or commercial CFD packages.
  • Visualizing, analyzing, and interpreting CFD results.
  • Interacting with Research Engineers specializing in inlet and nozzle design, acoustics, and aircraft engine systems.
  • Documenting, reporting, and presenting results clearly and concisely.

 

Required Skills:                  

  • A strong background in compressible flows and applied aerodynamics
  • Experience with solid modeling and CFD grid generation; structured and unstructured
  • Experience with CFD simulations and post-processing analysis
  • U.S. citizenship is required

 

Other Desired Skills:

 

  • Familiarity with aircraft propulsion turbomachinery concepts
  • Experience with CFD analysis of turbomachinery components
  • Acoustics background a plus

 

 

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum - B.S. degree in Mechanical/Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering or equivalent
  • Desired - M.S. degree in Mechanical/Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering or equivalent

 

 

Relocation to the Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. area is required.

 

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