Lead Structural Analyst #B 3301
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

Job Description

Lead Structural Analyst #B 3301
Location:Minneapolis MN     
Duration: 1 Year Contract To Hire 
Pay: 65+/HR  
Active Secret Clearance within the past 2 years is Required
***US Citizenship REQUIRED*** It does not help to apply without citizenship. We cannot accept any other form of work authorization (H1, EAD etc) or do corp to corp.
Our client is a multinational defense, security, and aerospace company. Its headquarters are in London in the United Kingdom and it has operations worldwide. It is among the world's largest defense companies; it was ranked as the third-largest based on applicable 2015 revenues.  2017 revenues were 23.6 Billion.
Minneapolis is a major city in Minnesota that forms "Twin Cities" with the neighboring state capital of St. Paul. Bisected by the Mississippi River, it's known for its parks and lakes. Minneapolis is also home to many cultural landmarks like the Walker Art Center, a contemporary art museum, and the adjacent Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, famed for Claes Oldenburg's "Spoonbridge and Cherry" sculpture.
Your Role with the Company:
This position involves the leadership of technical activities and technical staff. Specifically, the role involves working directly within technology development teams to define solution paths to complex challenges involving structural mechanics/dynamics. Activities involve the thermal and fluid analyses supporting design and testing of precision guide munitions systems. As a member of a functional group deployed within the organizational matrix, the candidate will define
tasks for group members specialized in the analyses of structural phenomena. The task types may range from calculations based on first principles to the use of detailed 3D models to represent forces, stresses, and material strains. Support for the development activities will also include test planning, execution, and data analysis activities. The candidate will be responsible
for identifying technical problems, defining paths forward to solve those problems, developing and executing plans that involve the work of others, and reporting the results of those efforts to the leaders of the interdisciplinary development teams.
Background Profile
Ability to identify technical challenges and solution paths Ability to define the proper assessment approach to solve complex physical problems using the following tools and knowledge
• FEA/FEM processes and tools applied to designs utilizing standard and composite materials
• Material properties and limits
• Physics-based models
• Empirical models  
• Test planning, execution, and data analysis Demonstrated ability to managing people and delegate tasks
Nice To Have
  • Ability to develop physical models for own use using tools such as finite elements and computer languages such as Matlab
  • Ability to analyze thermal- and fluids-related data gathered during field tests using a range of toolsets (e.g., Matlab, Python, R,
  • Excel, ...) Working knowledge of project planning tools such as MS Project
  • Experience Required
  • 10 years experience in engineering sciences 5 years experience in technical leadership of others Experience working in
  • product and/or technology development teams Experience reporting results across an organization and upward to decision
  • makers Decomposing technical requirements into product specifications
  • Experience Preferred Experience with weapon systems development Familiarity with the defense acquisition process Familiarity with common
  • FEM/FEA tools such as Abaqus and ANSYS Experience working with teammates outside own organization/company
Education Required
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering or physics
Education Preferred
Master's or PhD in engineering sciences Training in project leadership and management
For this and other positions contact:
April Bright
Senior Recruiter
NOTE: AGAIN - MUST BE US CITIZEN to be eligible for this position. There is no relocation or expense package offered for this position. Rates are all inclusive W2 hourly wages. No 1099, No third parties, no C2C

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