Aerospace Engineer

Bowhead / UIC Technical Services
Dahlgren, VA
Nov 30, 2022
Dec 06, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Overview Bowhead seeks an Aerospace Engineer to join our team at Dahlgren, VA to support the Navy s Integrated Engagement Systems Department in the integration of munitions system guidance. Responsibilities Work with a team of engineers and researchers to improve the performance of developing weapon concepts, and apply innovative technologies to these concepts. Apply computational and analysis methods to developmental munitions concepts. Contribute to research study plans for new weapon system designs, testing new materials and prototypes for future production, and reviewing the results to develop new products. Apply computational fluid dynamics models and other analytic methods to analyze the weapon system aerodynamic and stability characteristics Study aerodynamic systems using empirical methods, including data from wind tunnel facilities. Research and analyze engineering data to iterate and develop precision weapons Test weapon systems aerodynamic response to verify function and performance Design and assemble control panels, propulsion systems, guiding systems, computer systems and other necessary parts and systems. Coordinate activities with production, research, testing and other departments to optimize safety and efficiency Write design proposals, reports, manuals and other technical documents Use mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles to design and improve the aerodynamic characteristics of weapon systems including gun-launched munitions and rocket propelled systems. Work with government and Bowhead project leadership in order to address technical issues associated with the assigned project, being responsive to their priorities. Guide and instruct government and Bowhead personnel on the alternative technical approaches, being used as a resource to the technical community. Qualifications Proven work experience Demonstrated understanding of state of the art materials, mathematics, science, thermodynamics, mechanics, aerodynamics, production methods. Excellent research, problem-solving and critical thinking skills Effective verbal and written communication, project management and planning expertise Proficiency with high performance computer systems and aerodynamic modeling techniques Bachelor s degree in engineering or physics with more than two years experience as an Aerospace Engineer or similar role. SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location. In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Physical Demands: Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically #LI-MN1

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