Combustion System Engineer

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Jupiter, FL

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Jupiter, FL
30+ days ago


Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Combustion System Engineer will conduct combustion system CFD simulations, along with application of practical classical analyses coupled with hands-on experiments to rapidly develop complex industrial and aero gas turbine engine combustor systems and augmenters. The combustion engineer will contribute to the development of best practices in computational simulation of gaseous and variable viscosity liquid fueled combustion systems. The engineer will take ownership of his/her results as it directly supports the combustion team deliverables and decisions. The combustion system engineer will be a key analytical contributor within a small highly skilled team of engineers focusing on all aspects of state-of-the-art combustion systems. US citizenship is required with the immediate ability to obtain a security clearance.


Experience and Skills

Education and Experience:

BS/MS/PhD in Engineering and 6+ years’ experience in combustion system design, analyses, and tests.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Combustion Engineer with BS/MS/PhD in Engineering and a minimum of 6 years of direct combustion system experience. Applicant should be a self-starter with recent combustion system computational and test correlation experience. The combustion system engineer is proficient in utilizing complex CFD codes along with classical analyses to rapidly develop advanced combustion systems. The applicant should have knowledge and practical proficiency in combustion chemistry and physics. The combustion engineer has hands on experience in test setup, instrumentation requirements and validation of new combustion system designs. Direct experience with both subsonic and supersonic engine combustion systems and augmenters is desirable. Proficiency in ANSYS CFD tools for combustion applications is preferred. The ability to quickly correlate analytical results with experiments and engine test data is highly desirable. Candidates from either government agencies, industry and/or academia are encouraged to apply.


About the Company

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized Technology Company providing mission critical products, solutions and services for United States National Security. Kratos' core capabilities are sophisticated engineering, manufacturing and system integration offerings for National Security platforms and programs. Kratos' areas of expertise include Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems, satellite communications, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, hypersonic systems, directed and high power energy systems, electromagnetic railgun, missile defense, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 3,100. Substantially all of Kratos' work is performed on a military base, in a secure facility or at a critical infrastructure location.

1,500 to 1,999 employees
Aerospace and Defense