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    • You will perform research, development, test and evaluation (RDT/E) and modeling and simulation (M/S) of offensive hypersonic Missile Boost-Glide, Missile Boost-Cruise, and Gun/Munitions/Projectile weapon systems.
    • You will perform RDT/E and M/S of defensive hypersonic Missile Sea-Based, Missile Shore-Based, and Gun/Munition/Projectile weapon systems.
    • You will perform high fidelity thermal response, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis on complex flight geometries to assist in the evaluation of design concepts.
    • You will assess boundary layer transition and its effect on flight performance
    • You will conduct M/S of the hypersonic aerothermal environment and the structural response of the flight body.
    • You will work with flight performance teams, make predictions for flight and ground testing, and determine flight vehicle survivability.
    • You will develop and design instrumentation to support ground and flight testing.
    • You will work with engineers across Dahlgren, external organizations, and contractors to evaluate hardware designs, materials, and configurations, as make design recommendations.
    • You will conduct research, development, and application of thermal protection systems, and the evaluation and validation of designs and models through both ground and flight testing.
    • You will propose and shape various research efforts in offensive and defensive hypersonic technology and M/S.
    • You will interface with systems engineering, technical experts, configuration management, and customers to clarify tasking, identify problems, suggest changes, and develop and document final solution.
    • You will provide subject matter expertise in your assigned technical area(s).
    • You will develop technical reports, briefings, and conference papers.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0830 Mechanical Engineering

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