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Avian Inc Philadelphia, PA

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Job Description

Job Description

Our Computational Aerodynamics & Optimization Group is looking for a Mid-Level Computational Fluid Dynamics Lead to join the team in Philadelphia, PA. The CAO group develops and applies advanced aerodynamic analysis and design tools and processes to a wide variety of flight platforms to support programs during all phases of the product life cycle.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Development of CFD solvers to provide high fidelity solutions for rapid aerodynamic analysis and shape optimization

  • Strong background in computational fluid dynamics with familiarity in integral boundary layer methods and/or wall models a plus

  • Strong background in numerical methods and algorithms for solving PDEs

  • Development of CFD models including grid generation

  • Experience with C/C++, Fortran, & Python programming languages

  • Familiarity with modern software development and DevOps practices

This position is considered hybrid. There will be some telecommuting and some onsite work required.

Note: The expectation for this role is 3 days onsite and 2 days remote

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • Experience with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) development

  • Experience with Simcenter STAR-CCM+ CFD simulation

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Master’s degree or PhD or higher

  • Good communication skills and able to work with a team or individually

  • Experience analyzing aerodynamic flow-field and extracting engineering data

  • Experience in compressible & incompressible fluid dynamics

  • Experience with CFD solver development, verification, and validation

  • Experience in integral boundary layer methods and/or wall models

  • Experience in numerical methods suitable to CFD

  • Experience in scientific programming and code development in C, C++, and Fortran and familiarity with modern software development DevOps practices

  • Experience thinking outside the box to provide innovative solutions to customers

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


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