Lead Computational Methods Engineer
GE Corporate - Niskayuna, NY

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Essential Responsibilities
  • Develop and apply advanced flow and heat transfer technology, including design tools and processes, in order to meet the technical and competitive challenges of GE turbomachinery products.
  • Perform CFD calculations on complex geometries to understand detailed flow physics, leading to improved turbine design life
  • Participate in identifying, planning and developing conceptual designs for thermal measurement experiments.

  • Doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Aerospace Engineering or related discipline with at least 3 years of post-degree experience in design tool development OR Master’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with at least 5 years of post-degree experience in design tool development.
  • Demonstrated expertise in mesh generation for complex geometries, such as turbomachinery flowpaths
  • Demonstrated expertise in the area of CFD
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computational geometry
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing design automation tools in the Unigraphics API or similar
  • Demonstrated knowledge of heat transfer or fluid dynamics
  • Demonstrated project leadership experience, including successful track of completing deliverables on schedule and on budget.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics
  • Post-Doctorate experience and/or five plus years of experience in turbomachinery research.
  • Domain knowledge in gas turbine design and gas turbine cooling technologies.
  • Experience using Fluent, CFX, ANSYS, ICEM, and C#
  • Superb communication skills.
  • Strong publication record in the gas turbine heat transfer community.
  • Excellent work ethic, and able to work well with broad and diverse teams.
  • Demonstrated dedication to completing jobs on time and on budget.
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