Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Engineer/Scientist III in Huntsville, Alabama

Job Descriptions:

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Kratos Defense and Rocket Support Services is supporting our Department of Defense and KUAS customers through high-resolution Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling using accepted non-proprietary models on High Performance Computing (HPC) platforms, and are developing the next-generation of software tools for evaluating the trajectory-based aerodynamic heating of high-speed and hypersonic vehicles. We are looking for a motivated individual to assist us in applying and developing these tools for demanding high-speed aerodynamic and aero-thermal problems.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Experience in unstructured mesh CFD and CFD modeling on High Performance Computing systems.

  • Knowledge of high-speed aero-thermodynamics and missile aerodynamics.

  • Programming in C++ and Fortran a big plus.

Other Job Functions

  • Develop reports, briefings and documentation.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office environment

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Required Experience:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules

  • In-depth knowledge of Linux on clusters of personal computers.

  • Experienced with Matlab

  • Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision.

  • Familiarity with Specific Tools:

  • NASA FUN3D and FUN3D-HE CFD solvers

  • US3D CFD Solver

  • DPLR3D CFD Solver

  • NASA OVERFLOW CFD solver and associated meshing tools

  • Pointwise mesher

  • TECPLOT

  • Matlab

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum MS Aerospace Engineering or related discipline, 5 years experience

  • ITAR Access

Keyword: CFD, C++, Fortran, high-speed aero-thermodynamics, missile aerodynamics

From: Kratos Defense