Senior Research Engineer, Aerodynamics

Company Name:
United Technologies Corporation
The candidate is expected to interact with United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) Program Offices and United Technologies Corporation (UTC) business units to enhance existing programs and provide technical expertise for aircraft system-level design, aircraft analysis, sizing, and optimization. Experience with both fixed and rotor-wing aircraft is desired. The additional ability to execute higher-fidelity aerodynamic analysis (aircraft level and CFD), would be a plus, but cannot be a substitute for the technical expertise mentioned.
The candidate must be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary, multinational team environment focused on innovation and be able to partner with leading, worldwide institutions (universities, government agencies, national labs, and professional organizations) to meet organizational objectives. The candidate will have exceptional communication skills and must be able to provide timely, accurate and detailed reports, presentations and technical papers of archival quality.
Required: M.S. in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field and a minimum of 3 years of industrial experience (post M.S. degree).
Preferred: Ph.D. in in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. Industrial experience post degree would be a plus.
Expert knowledge in at least one of the following: (1) system-level aircraft design, (2) multi-disciplinary design optimization, (3) or aircraft (fixed and rotary wing) aerodynamic analysis and trades analysis of various aircraft configurations.
In addition, experience in 1 or more of the following would be a plus: (1) aircraft flight mechanics, (2) aircraft dynamics, (3) computational fluid dynamics, (4) Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) design and testing, (5) complexity and uncertainty management.
Record of technical contributions, including patents and/or publications in refereed technical journals.
Excellent communication and leadership skills; innovative strategic and technical thinker; high energy; team player.
Demonstrated team leadership in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural industrial applications is a plus.
US citizenship or permanent residence (green card) required.
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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