Lead Thermal Analyst
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

Job Description

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 fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and thermodynamics phenomena. 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 transport phenomena. The task types may range from calculations based on first principles to the use of detailed 3D models to represent heat and fluid flow. 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.
 
Skills Required
 
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
 
• Computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer
• Heating and cooling systems
• Physics-based models
• Empirical models
• Test planning, execution, and data analysis Demonstrated ability to managing people and delegate tasks
 
Skills Preferred
 
Ability to develop physical models for own use using tools such as computational fluid dynamics and computer languages such as C++, Python, and 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 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
 
Additional Information
 
Active Secret HIGHLY Preferred! Interims will be accepted

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GeoLogics is a high-technology and technical services company with over 25 years of successful participation in development and experimental programs for aerospace and defense contractors, government agencies, and research laboratories. GeoLogics specializes in creating mission critical solutions and provides technical support in the areas of R&D, engineering, communications, software, and systems development.

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