Senior Application Engineer

Bruel & Kjaer

Location:  Atlanta, GA

 

Subject:  POSITION DESCRIPTION FOR SENIOR APPLICATION ENGINEER

Support Area:  Americas

Company Information: Bruel & Kjaer is a well-established integrated solution provider specializing in sound and vibration measurement market.  Bruel & Kjaer delivers advanced technological solutions and products of renowned quality. Our products cover the entire sound and vibration measurement chain from a single transducer to a complete turnkey system.

  • Products: Our product portfolio covers all of the components and tools required in the measurement and analysis of sound and vibration. It is unique in the industry that you can source all components from one supplier.
  • Systems: Our products are designed to fit together intelligently as systems. This simplifies the process of creating systems optimized to solve specific customer issues.
  • Solutions: In certain instances, we not only supply the systems, but we actually operate them and supply analysis results, meaning that our customers can focus on their core business and don’t have to worry about operating and maintaining equipment.
  • Services: We offer a full range of services for our products and systems, including installation, training, support, and software updates, calibration, planned maintenance, repair, and rental.

Responsibilities:  The Senior Application Engineer position is part of the Americas Support Group and is responsible for supporting both our customers and Sales Engineers in the sale and use of our products.  The position focuses mainly on the following Post-Sale Support Activities

  • Post-Sale Support
    • Technical Support for internal and external customers
      • Providing general support on sound and vibration theory, system usage and applications
      • Resolving software issues through training, bug reporting and development of work arounds
      • Troubleshooting hardware issues on systems and instruments
      • Providing simple solutions to meet customer needs
    • Supporting the North America Service Center on troubleshooting instrument failures
    • Mentoring Application and Support Engineers to build competencies on Sound and Vibration Theory and Product Knowledge

Additional Responsibilities could include the following Pre-Sale and On-Site Services

  • Pre-Sale Activities
    • Developing and delivering high quality technical presentations to customers on advanced solutions and activities.
    • Executing customer demonstrations of working solutions and instruments
    • Presenting Seminars and Webinars on sound and vibration theory, advanced system applications in areas of engineer’s specialty, and Bruel & Kjaer solutions.
    • Training internal sales and support staff on the theory, benefits and usage of solutions
  • On-Site Services
    • Installation of Bruel & Kjaer systems at customer facilities
    • Performing detailed System and/or instrument training on products, applications and solutions
    • Test Service work – performing contracted testing services work at customer facilities
    • Delivering on-site Seminars specific to customer requirements

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Physics or other technical field
  • Minimum 7 Years experience in noise and/or vibration testing
  • Solid knowledge of Sound and Vibration Principles and how they are applied to Measurements
  • Significant experience in Signal Analysis
  • Strong background in Electronics/Circuits and Instrumentation
  • Skilled in demonstrating and running software applications, working with databases, networking and general pc related skills.
  • Experience troubleshooting hardware and software issues
  • Basic commercial understanding
  • Strong written, communication and presentation skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Ability to work independently
  • Highly organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize in a busy environment
  • Travel required (10% or less)

Apply for Senior Applications Engineer – B&K using the link below:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e665d24f-bc41-4a89-9fc5-7fe9c8f813a7&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=149016&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

 

Marine Acoustics Postdoctoral Scholar

Valentine Lab

Location: Santa Barbara

 

Marine Acoustics Postdoctoral Scholar – Marine Science Institute JPF01468

The Valentine Lab at UC Santa Barbara in collaboration with the Weber Lab at the University of New Hampshire seek a Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of ocean acoustics to lead in the development and execution of a state- funded hydrocarbon seep acoustic observatory.

The observatory will be located in a natural oil and gas seep offshore UC Santa Barbara, and will involve continuous monitoring of oil and gas seepage using a high-frequency (150-250 kHz) side-looking echo sounder mounted to an offshore structure. The Postdoctoral Researcher will work closely with the Principal Investigators and other project personnel to design, deploy, and monitor the system, as well as to interpret, present, and publish the findings.

Basic Qualifications: PhD in acoustics, oceanography, ocean engineering, or closely related discipline at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications: A minimum 2 years of academic or applied research experience in analysis of acoustic data.

Preferred Qualifications:

-A minimum 2 years of academic or applied research experience in marine science;
-An interest and track record in publishing in top academic journals;
-Ability to balance a diverse portfolio of responsibilities simultaneously;
-Excellent communication skills to contribute to technical reports and peer-reviewed scientific publications, deliver presentations, and translate scientific concepts for diverse audiences;

-Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong relationships with academic, and government partners; -Record of research at sea.

This is a 100% time appointment. The duration of the initial appointment is 12 months; reappointment for an additional year(s) is possible depending on performance. Start date is negotiable but ideally would be April 2019 or sooner. Salary is competitive, commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications. Postdoctoral benefits are included (http://clients.garnett-powers.com/pd/uc/).

Electronic applications including a cover letter, CV and contact information for 3 references should be sent to:

https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01468

For primary consideration, please apply by February 19, 2019

Thereafter, position will be open until filled.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

Jet Aircraft Flow Modeling Project Engineer

Patuxent River Naval Air Station

Location:  Lexington Park, MD 20670

Recent Graduate Aerospace / Mechanical CFD Engineer – NAVAIR Propulsion

Job Title: Jet Aircraft Flow Modeling Project Engineer

 

Required:

– BS in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related engineering discipline

– Coursework on transcripts showing study in fluid dynamics, heat transfer, or FEA structural modeling.

– At least 2 years of experience utilizing CFD or FEA tools in a govt., industry, or academic research environment; or compelling laboratory experience such as working with wind tunnels.

 

Desired:

– MS or PhD in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related engineering discipline

– Working knowledge and experience in industry and / or in graduate research project use of Large Eddy Simulation (LES) tools for the modeling of aircraft related flows and / or gas turbine engine flows.

– A working knowledge of at least one industry standard Computer Aided Design (CAD) program, such as Solidworks, Creo, Rhinoceros, or Ansys Design Modeler.

– In-depth knowledge of the detailed mathematical models used in CFD/RANS/LES tools to simulate boundary layers, predict flow separation points, model compressibility effects (shocks), and model turbulence.

– 2+ years of experience utilizing CFD / RANS / LES tools to model real-world gas turbine engine, jet or rocket flow problems.

– Proficient in the generation of high quality, high fidelity, three-dimensional mesh/grids for use in complex geometries, both using structured and unstructured mesh topology.

– Experience using high powered computers (such as the DoD HPC system) to execute programs in a remote shell, or terminal, environment. Knowledge of the Linux environment and basic commands for file transfers, logins, GUI manipulation, and networking is desired.

– knowledge or / experience using the Craft LES and / or CharLES LES tools.

 

Job Description:

The NAVAIR CFD Engineer will be expected to support and enhance current ongoing fluid dynamics analysis projects in the Propulsion and Power organization. The engineer will use in-house tools to develop 3D flow models in support of our customers. Current projects include the need to improve flow separation performance, predict flow induced forcing and heat transfer to inlets and nozzles for current and future Navy aircraft systems. Several projects involve proposing improved inlet and nozzle designs to improve the efficiency and durability of Navy and Marine Corps propulsion systems.  This exciting work includes reviewing failure information from the fleet and providing accurate and rapid results to our customers. It is expected that the engineer will be able to develop well written reports, as well as have an ability to prepare and present well developed PowerPoint presentations to non-expert (in the CFD field) customers explaining the results of research and modeling plans and efforts.  It is expected that this CFD engineer can make contributions to team projects with less supervision over time. An energetic person is sought who can learn quickly, and work well with the Technical Lead and other team members, either independently or as part of tight project teams.

Please note that U.S. citizenship is required, as is the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Navy Contacts:

Brian Frounfelker  [email protected]  (301) 757-3380

Allan Aubert        [email protected] (512)373-3201

 

Jet Aircraft Noise Engineer

Patuxent River Naval Air Station

Location:  Lexington Park, MD 20670

Recent Graduate Aerospace / Mechanical Noise Engineer – NAVAIR Propulsion

Job Title: Jet Aircraft Noise Engineer

 

Required:

– BS in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Acoustics or related engineering discipline

– Must write and speak well in US English, and be proficient with MS Office tools to communicate ideas effectively.

– Must be energetic, creative and take initiative; able to work well independently or as part of a team

– Must have an ability to work well with others, develop and make presentations, proposals, budgets on planned and executed work, and inspire the confidence of our fleet customers.

 

Desired (But not required):

– MS or PhD in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Acoustics or related engineering discipline

– Coursework on transcripts showing a specialization in one or more of these noise-related disciplines: acoustics, aeroacoustics, vibration, NVH, sound, structural dynamics, FEA analysis, modal test.

– 3 or more years of experience in noise modeling and / or noise & vibration measurement & control in a government, consulting, industry, or academic research setting.

– Working knowledge and experience in use of noise control modeling, measurement tools for vehicle / aircraft related noise / vibration issues.

– Shop skills for maintenance and use of outdoor noise / weather measurement equipment.

 

Job Description:

The NAVAIR Noise Engineer will be expected to support ongoing noise and vibration analysis, problem solving, and noise control treatment development projects in the Propulsion and Power organization. NAVAIR aircraft noise issues include: Jet Noise, fan noise, aircraft interior sound package development, vibro-acoustic source identification, path evaluation, and source / path treatment. This exciting work includes reviewing aircraft noise and vibration information from the fleet and working with the Propulsion Noise Technical Lead Engineer to develop mitigation strategies in support of our Program Office customers. This work will involve finding and executing research opportunities in line with our research roadmap, writing proposals to develop new noise control technologies and modeling approaches, writing reports and executing research work with oversight. It is expected that the engineer will develop well written presentations to non-noise expert customers explaining the results of research and noise mitigation plans and efforts.  Work will involve maintenance tasks for the suite of Propulsion Noise Technology Organization (ProNTO) outdoor measurement equipment. Occasional long work hours are required during outdoor noise measurement test events.

Please note that U.S. citizenship is required, as is the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Navy Contacts:

Brian Frounfelker  [email protected]  (301) 757-3380

Allan Aubert        [email protected] (512)373-3201