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CFD Aircraft Propulsion Engineer Job in Lakewood, Ohio US

CFD Aircraft Propulsion Engineer

HX5LLC - Lakewood, OH

Posted: 3/7/2024 - Expires: 6/5/2024

Job ID: 270735685


Job Description

CFD Aircraft Propulsion Engineer
Aerospace Engineer II
NASA Glenn Research Center
Cleveland, Ohio

HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran- and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.

HX5 is currently seeking a CFD Aircraft Propulsion Engineer to join our team in Cleveland, Ohio in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The selected candidate should have experience in the aerodynamic analysis, design, and airframe integration of aircraft engine inlet and exhaust nozzle systems.

Job responsibilities will include:

Generating innovative conceptual aerodynamic designs of installed aircraft exhaust nozzles for improved performance and reduced acoustic emissions.
Performing Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) RANS analyses of installed aircraft engine inlet systems integrated with airframes for aerodynamic performance and of the internal and external flows in aircraft nozzle systems.
Defining flow surfaces through solid modeling and generating CFD grids on complex geometries using NASA and/or commercial CFD packages.
Visualizing, analyzing, and interpreting CFD results.
Interacting with Research Engineers specializing in inlet and nozzle design, acoustics, and aircraft engine systems.
Documenting, reporting, and presenting results clearly and concisely.

Required Skills:

A strong background in compressible flows and applied aerodynamics.
Experience with solid modeling and CFD grid generation; structured and unstructured.
Experience with CFD simulations and post-processing analysis.

Other Desired Skills:

Familiarity with aircraft propulsion turbomachinery concepts.
Experience with CFD analysis of turbomachinery components.
Acoustics background a plus.


Mechanical, Aerospace, or Aeronautical Engineering degree with the following education and experience:

Preferred - Master's degree and 0 to 3 years of experience
Minimum - Bachelor's degree and 2 to 5 years of experience

Other Position Requirements:

Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.
Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.

HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

Relocation Assistance
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
401(k) plan with Company Match
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Parental Leave
Life Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Identity Protection
Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Commuter/Transit Spending Accounts
Group Legal Coverage Options
Pet Insurance

HX5, LLC is a Drug Free Workplace Employer.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please call (850) 362-6551.

HX5, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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