The Structural & Thermal-Fluids Engineering Group supports the development of prototype systems through the integration of advanced technologies and multidisciplinary engineering solutions with a focus on innovative structures and optomechanical systems, state-of-the-art thermal-fluid heat exchangers, novel aerodynamic platforms, and the development and utilization of advanced materials. Engineering solutions are optimized using multi-disciplinary simulations, materials characterization testing, and state-of-the-art environment test capabilities to meet ever increasing performance, size, weight, and environmental challenges. The Group provides support to all the technology development efforts across the Laboratory including undersea laser communication terminals, ground-based radio and optical telescopes, high-power phased radar arrays, high energy laser systems, airborne ISR and IR tracking sensors, hypersonic vehicles, and spaceborne imaging systems.Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer The Group is seeking candidates with a degree in mechanical and/or aerospace engineering desiring to work in the fields of thermal, aerodynamics, or structural engineering.Candidates should have a background or strong interests in one or more of the following:a) Thermal Engineering - provide thermal management solutions, predict performance using models and simulations, and perform thermal characterization testing;b) Aerodynamics Engineering - provide estimates of forces and flow features using CFD, assess the impact of payloads on vehicle stability and handling, provide design guidance on vehicle designs, and support aerodynamics testing activities;c) Structural Engineering - develop high efficiency structures using finite element analysis and design optimization, perform vibration, shock, and modal testing, possess familiarity with additive manufacturing, multifunctional structures, composite structures, and advanced materials.The successful candidate will be a part of an interdisciplinary engineering team from concept development to integration and testing in the development of operational prototype hardware. The position may require special security clearances and travel to meetings and field sites. MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.
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