Combustion Methods Specialist
Rolls-Royce North America - Indianapolis, IN

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For more than 100 years Rolls-Royce has been a global leader in pioneering gas turbine technology for aerospace, power generation, and marine propulsion. Our name, world famous for its reputation for engineering excellence, also represents reliability, integrity, and innovation.

We have the following areas within Rolls-Royce:
Rolls-Royce North America, Rolls-Royce Corporation, Rolls-Royce Naval Marine, Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine, Rolls-Royce Energy Systems and Rolls-Royce Engine Services.

In addition to competitive pay and bonus programs,

Rolls-Royce offers comprehensive benefits including

medical, dental, vision, 401k, and tuition

reimbursement, among many others.

The Combustion Methods Specialist develops advanced turbulent combustion models such as Large Eddy Simulation (LES), Probability Density Function (PDF), liquid fuel spray, emissions models, etc. for application to gas turbine combustor design analyses and incorporates these and other relevant models in combustor design and analysis codes. Key accountabilities include:

  • Implement user-friendly features in the design codes and provides support to design system users and performs design analyses for development projects
  • Contribute as a technical expert in the field of turbulent combustion modeling
  • Work in coordination with other local and global team members and external consultants;
  • Prepare reports and documentation/user manuals for work performed and develop proposals for future work.
  • Masters Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and 3 years experience in fluid mechanics, turbulence, combustion and/or numerical methods or PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with experience in fluid mechanics, turbulence, combustion and or numerical methods.
  • Prior experience in the development and application of turbulent combustion models
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status required Preferred:
  • PhD in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering is preferred
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong background in FORTRAN and modular code development.
  • Experience with Large Eddy Simulation (LES) and/or advanced combustion models such as Probability Density Function (PDF) and flamelet methods and/or liquid fuel spray and/or emissions modeling strongly preferred.
  • Experience with FORTRAN 90, C, C or other object oriented languages, GUI programming desirable.
  • Experience with commercial grid generation tools desirable.
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