• Thermal Fluids Engineer - New Glenn

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    New Glenn
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will support all aspects of thermal/fluids design for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of the systems through their entire lifetime from early conceptual design and configuration through flight operations and sustaining engineering. The responsibilities of this position will be analysis intensive, primarily supporting the development and verification of vehicle-level thermal/fluid models and external loads. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Thermal analysis of the launch vehicle and its components to develop and verify design/qualification envelopes
    • Implementation of aerothermal and rocket plume heating environments during all phases of flight
    • Trade studies relating to subsystem design, architecture, and operation
    • Configuration development, detailed design, and verification activities
    • Documentation and maintenance of analysis inputs, models, and results in report and databooks


    • Minimum of BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
    • 5+ years of experience in the fields of fluids, thermal, or thermodynamics
    • Experience with one or more fluid or thermal modeling tools is required (e.g., ANSYS Workbench, ANSYS Classic, SINDA/FLUINT, SPF, Thermal Desktop, MINIVER, etc).
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


    • Experience with Thermal Desktop, SINDA/FLUINT, and/or MINIVER
    • Experience modeling cryogenic fluids
    • Knowledge of MATLAB, Python, C/C++
    • Familiarity with knowledge capture systems, integrated engineering tools and rapid development processes
    • Knowledge in the use of 3D CAD tools (CREO is preferred)


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