Mechanical Engineer - Thermal System Analyst
This is a full time position.
Duty Location: North Las Vegas, Nevada
The Thermal System Analyst will work with other engineers, and technicians in an integrated team environment to model, design, develop, and test thermal control components and systems for future space vehicles. The successful candidate will: work in a fast-paced hands-on environment; accurately model and predict the global thermal environment of spacecraft in low earth orbit; generate spacecraft thermal control design solutions; oversee the design and manufacture of hardware; conduct tests to collect performance data; and perform complex technical calculations to extract useful information from tests data.
US Citizens and Permanent Residents Only
Applicant must have 5+ years of professional experience working in a hands-on engineering environment.
Experience developing, analyzing, testing, and evaluating spacecraft thermal control system components and systems is a plus.
Spacecraft TCS experience is preferred, but other vehicle experience shall also be considered.
Experience with computational fluid design packages such as CFdesign™, SINDA/FLUINT™, or other similar commercial tools is required.
In addition, experience with other thermal modeling software modules in design tools such as ANSYS™, and COSMOS™ is required.
- A strong knowledge of engineering mechanics fundamentals
- Ability to use FEM techniques to identify stresses, deflections, and natural frequencies
- ability to clearly communicate results and concepts to designers, technicians, and management using both verbal and written communication skills.
- The successful candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter.
Experience with ANSYS and COSMOS/M finite element software a plus.
Experience with flight loads analysis, laminated and thermal FE analysis would be considered a definite positive.
BS or MS in a relevant engineering field. Other degrees may be considered on an individual basis, and an advanced degree may be considered in lieu of previous job experience.
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1899 W. Brooks Avenue
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
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