Sr Principal Thermal Analyst

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Are you seeking an opportunity to contribute your expertise in thermal analysis and testing?
Would you enjoy knowing your efforts directly impact defending our nation and allies?
Do you enjoy leading a team as much as contributing in one?
If you can answer "yes" to these questions, we want to talk to you!

We are Missile & Defense and are seeking a Thermal Analyst / Engineer Subject Matter Expert to join the Mechanical Products Team within Analysis & Test Department. If you are a Thermal Analyst and you meet the following qualifications we'd like to speak with you! Join our diverse and dynamic team, where you will work in a place that is respectful and inclusive to solve some of the worlds toughest technical challenges. We offer competitive salary, benefits, and relocation packages. This position is located in Tucson, AZ.

Key Responsibilities (essential functions):
  • The Thermal Analyst is responsible for detailed Thermal analysis to support all phases of programs including development and production.
  • The analyses will cover a wide range of difficult problems, requiring solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
  • The analysis tasks will span the spectrum from classical hand analyses to detailed analyses requiring the use of finite element analysis software.
  • As a Thermal Analyst, you will work under general direction and will be expected to define the scope and level of analysis required to meet required objectives and will be held accountable for completing the work within the agreed upon cost and schedule.
  • Additionally, you will present their work for peer reviews and to be a peer reviewer for other engineers work.
  • The customers of this position will include internal personnel and programs as well as external Government(s) personnel and programs.
  • You will work with the customer and engineering leadership to define testing required to validate Thermal analyses and to verify that hardware is compliant with requirements.
  • The Analyst is expected to plan and support tests, perform data reduction and engage in Thermal model correlation.
  • May travel to government and other facilities in support of program activities

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Experience, Skills & Education:
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience in thermal analysis (MS with 8 years or Ph.D. with 6 years experience)
  • Experience with Thermal Finite Element Analysis using PATRAN or ANSYS or equivalent software.
  • Bachelor of Science in any of the following: General Engineering, Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Systems Engineering, Applied Physics or related field.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Experience, Skills & Education:
  • Twelve (12) or more years of experience in the Thermal analysis of complex systems that require collaboration of multiple engineering disciplines (such as a weapon system)
  • Experience performing hand calculations based on fundamental equations
  • Current DoD Secret clearance
  • Applied work experience managing a group, leading a small team, or serving as a technical lead
  • Demonstrated experience in leading thermal testing: planning, organization, execution, data reduction and correlation
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work independently and self-starter
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction
  • Experience in:
  • Electronic Cooling
  • Aerodynamic heating analyses
  • Experience with solid modeling CAD tool such as ProENGINEER or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Proficiency with engineering workstations running Windows and Office suite
  • Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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