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CFD Aircraft Propulsion Engineer


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



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




  • 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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