Aerothermodynamics Analyst (Ref #2016-H)

Toyon is seeking an Aerospace Engineer to join a team designing mechanical prototypes of reentry bodies and related configurations. This position requires a strong background in the application of materials to the design of articles subjected to high temperature environments. This individual will play a key role in the development of the design of aerospace vehicles and evaluation of their performance.


The ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills, and growth path ambitions:

  • B.S. in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering (M.S. preferred) with emphasis on heat transfer, mechanical design, and structural analysis.
  • Experience with predicting aerothermal heating in supersonic/hypersonic environments, including the response of thermal protection materials to aerothermal environments.
  • Experience using a variety of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and phenomenologically based boundary layer and inviscid flow codes is a strong plus.

U.S. Citizenship Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance required.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.