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:
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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  brian.frounfelker@navy.mil  (301) 757-3380

Allan Aubert        allan.aubert@navy.mil (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  brian.frounfelker@navy.mil  (301) 757-3380

Allan Aubert        allan.aubert@navy.mil (512)373-3201

 

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