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Aerodynamics Engineer

Greenville, Texas

Job ID IMS20223006-85864
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:

Aerodynamics Engineer

We are currently seeking an Aerodynamics Engineer for our Greenville, TX location.

Job Description:

L3Harris’ Greenville division is a recognized leader in aircraft modification and special mission system integration, offers challenging and rewarding assignments across a broad spectrum of aircraft modification programs. Aerodynamicists are responsible for the analysis of aircraft modifications using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis and classical analysis methods validated by wind tunnel or flight test programs. This role also occasionally involves overseeing testing of aircraft in flight.

Essential Functions:

  • Calculate flight performance estimates, including range/endurance, drag estimates, take-off and landing performance, etc.
  • Loads development, using classical hand analysis methods and CFD, for steady and unsteady distributions, modification airloads, rapid decompression loads and aircraft external loads
  • Stability and control analysis
  • Support of water tunnel testing, wind tunnel testing and flight testing
  • Preparation of analytical reports, test plans, and test reports necessary to document the airworthiness of major aircraft modifications.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Aerospace or Aeronautical engineering with four (4) years of relevant experience
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and at least one programming language
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Capable of passing flight certification requirements: flight physical, altitude chamber, ground survival training, and water survival training
  • Must be able to travel to and from flight line and work in aircraft hangar environments (some positions will require the ability to board/exit aircraft)
  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance is preferred
  • Working Knowledge of Fun3D
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and test methods for verification of aerodynamic loads and performance parameters
  • Knowledge of FAA and military certification processes
  • Experience as a flight test engineer

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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