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Dynetics, a Leidos Company, is seeking a talented Thermal Analyst to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.
The candidate will support the thermal analysis of structural and mechanical systems and support various test activities. The position requires use of analytical methods, finite element models/simulations, finite difference models/simulations, and other analysis tools to produce models, perform analysis, calculations, data reduction, and correlate test results to thermal and flow models. This analysis will include detailed steady state and/or transient thermal analyses utilizing standard industry programs. Additional responsibilities will include working closely with the design activity to refine mechanical designs based upon the thermal analysis results.
The candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university with a 3.3 or higher GPA.
Candidate must have at least 5+ years' experience with thermal analysis.
Candidate is required to have proven working knowledge with any of the commercial thermal analysis and CFD tools (e.g., Thermal Desktop/SindaFluint, ANSYS, SolidWorks FlowSimulation, etc.).
Candidate must be able to write technical reports and present data to a multi-disciplined team.
The position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams.
Having the following qualifications and/or experience is a plus:
-Charring and ablation prediction
-Fluid lumped capacitance modeling
-Electronics cooling analysis
-Thermal analysis of orthotropic materials
-Coupled thermal-structural analysis
-Mechanical design using Solidworks/CREO 3D CAD Software
Experience with both metallic and composite materials is a plus. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential for the team environment. Candidate should have good organizational skills and be detail-oriented.
Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.