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Propulsion System Performance Analyst

Propulsion Systems Performance Analyst will have the opportunity to experience the full lifecycle of the air vehicle. This role will be a member of the Propulsion Systems Integrated Product Team, responsible for the design and analysis of gas turbine engines, inlets, exhausts, heat exchangers and fire protection systems.

The Propulsion Systems Performance Analyst will be part of a team responsible for:
• Installed engine performance analysis using 1-D thermodynamic cycle models supplied by engine companies
• 1-D and 3-D analysis of aircraft bays using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and conjugate heat transfer (CHT) tools
• Balancing engine inlet and exhaust performance across multiple flight conditions
• Working closely with other teams, participating in design activities for air vehicle level optimization
• Developing and maintaining supplier relationships to ensure the on-time delivery of technically acceptable components
• Supporting component-level and subsystem-level requirement development and validation
• Support of propulsion system activities throughout flight test

The Propulsions Systems Performance Analyst will be responsible for:
• Maintaining a working knowledge of Numerical Propulsion System Simulation (NPSS) modeling best practices as performed by engine companies and derived from ARP5571
• Building integrated performance models, demonstrating skills such as the tailoring of Newton-Rhapson solvers, development of internal models, and modification of customer models
• Generating and checking tabular data sets of installed and uninstalled gas turbine engine performance
• Training team members in the development and usage of NPSS models
• Building skills in all areas of the Propulsions Systems team

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree.
• Effective communication and ownership of tasks
• Experience with 1-D Performance Analysis of gas turbine engines
• Experience with the modification and usage of NPSS models
• Maintain positive working relationships with customers, suppliers, and team members
• Ability to work effectively as a team member and small team leader
• A self-starter with excellent written, oral, and PC skills.

Preferred Skills and Capabilities:
• At least 5-7 years of relevant experience
• Experience with the product development phase
• Familiarity with large dataset processing and modeling
• Familiarity with aerospace standards, recommended practices and informational reports from the SAE S-15 committee for Gas Turbine Performance Simulation Nomenclature and Interfaces
Job Number: PSPA1
Job Location: Fort Worth, Tx
Rate: open
Per Diem: split
Duration: 11+ months
Input Date: 04/02/2021
Firm Name: 804 TECHNOLOGY
Attention: Dwayne Crecelius
Address: 5381 HIGHWAY N STE 201
City, State: COTTLEVILLE, MO 63304
Phone: 636/928-0330
Fax Phone: 636/530-3693

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