Senior Thermal Design & Analysis Engineer
ITT Exelis - Rochester, NY

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Seeking Sr. Thermal Design and Analysis Engineer for Geospatial Systems Division. Perform and be responsible for thermal control system analysis and design in support of the design of large ground and space-based electro-optical imaging systems. Plan and execute thermal tests on prime and support hardware. Support all aspects of thermal design including specifications and requirements definitions, assembly drawings, and procurement of thermal hardware. Act as lead technical interface to program and customers on thermal design scope. This position would require the candidate to be part of a team as well as be an individual contributor.

Required Experience:
- Minimum Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least 12 years relevant experience or
- MS in Mechanical, Aerospace or equivalent Engineering with at least 8 years relevant experience
- Knowledge and experience with Thermal analysis packages (eg Thermal Desktop, Sinda) is required
- Able to apply thermal analysis to thermal hardware design
- Strong background in thermal principles, and a passion for an analytical approach to problem solving
- Excellent problem-solving and strong interpersonal writing and communication skills are highly desired
- Strong computer skills. Experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Experience in radiation heat transfer using NEVADA or equivalent
- Familiarity with Microsoft Project

Desired Skills:
- MS or PhD in Applied Mathematics or Engineering
- Familiarity with Nastran or Abaqus
- Familiarity with Microsoft Project
- Experience in payload systems, active and passive thermal control systems are a plus
- Structural, dynamic, CFD, multi-physics analysis experience
- Familiarity with Design of Experiments or other statistical methods
- Experience developing and executing thermal test plans
-Active TS/SCI security clearance

Clearance Level Required at Start Date

Minimum Education Requirements
BS/BA Degree or Equivalent

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