Thursday , February 29 2024

Jobs at Sandia Labs – Aeronautical Engineer

Website Sandia National Laboratories

Job Description:

Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Would you like to join a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation’s security? If so, we encourage you to explore this new and exciting opportunity!

Sandia National Laboratories’ Aerospace Systems Analysis Department is seeking highly qualified aeronautical and aerospace engineers to explore and develop new and existing flight system concepts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work as a member of high performing, passionate, multi-disciplinary teams
  • Support the design, development, and flight test of novel aerospace flight systems including advanced hypersonic flight vehicles, reentry bodies, and rocket systems
  • Develop multi-fidelity aerodynamic and flight performance models using analytic/computational aerodynamic methods/tools and wind tunnel testing
  • Conduct detailed aerodynamic characteristics analyses including vehicle performance, stability, and control
  • Create and optimize 3DOF/6DOF trajectory simulations of complex multi-body flight systems for performance analysis and mission requirement verification/development
  • Create system models and apply multi-disciplinary design and optimization methods/tools for conceptual design trade space analysis
  • Conduct flight safety analysis and support flight test operations at launch sites and remote ranges

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication/presentation skills
  • Ability to collaborate and contribute as a member of multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience with aerodynamic prediction codes, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and wind-tunnel testing
  • Experience in developing and deploying multi-fidelity aerodynamic and flight performance models in multi-disciplinary design, optimization, and 3DOF/6DOF trajectory simulation environments
  • Experience with the capabilities, use, and application of MATLAB®, Simulink®, Python™, C/C++, or other modern programming languages
  • Experience in high performance computing and technical software development
  • Currently possess an active DOE or DoD clearance

Job Details:

Company: Sandia National Laboratories

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Santa Fe, NM, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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