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The Tactical Space Systems division of Northrop Grumman seeks qualified candidates for the Aerosciences team.
- Problem abstraction, decomposition and analysis of continuum, rarefied and/or plasma flows in complex configurations by means of numerical techniques such as CFD, DSMC, PIC, etc.
- Grid generation of internal/external geometries using structured multi-block, unstructured, hybrid and overset meshes for viscous, rarefied and plasma simulations. Problem set up, numerical execution and post-processing of solutions.
- Use of High Performance Computing (HPC) Linux clusters for convergence and solution of numerical simulations.
- Physical modeling and/or model implementation of plasma thrusters, chemical thrusters, flow systems, test set-ups etc.
- Validation of numerical models by means of empirical data. Includes interpretation of data obtained experimentally and/or design of physical test set-ups.
- Technical support to other engineering disciplines like Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C), Propulsion, Thermal, etc.
- Generation of Statements of Work (SOW) and management of subcontract work to outside vendors.
- Preparation and presentation of technical reports for internal and external customers.
- Participation in program meetings and design reviews (PDR, CDR, etc.).
A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:
- Be enrolled full-time and pursuing a graduate degree from an accredited college/university AND graduating after August 2021.
- Be majoring in Aerospace Engineering, Physics or closely related technical discipline
- Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
- Outstanding time-management and multi-tasking skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work in a team setting.
- Strong background in numerical M&S of fluid and/or plasma dynamics.
- Working experience with Linux OS and HPC platforms.
- Programming experience with C language and Python scripting.
- Working experience with CFD, DSMC and/or PIC government or commercial software.
- Working experience with pre- and post-processing software like Pointwise, Tecplot and ParaView.
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Posting ID: 592096645Posted: 2020-12-10