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Fluids And Thermal Engineer

Brook Park, OH 44142

Clearance Requirement: Due to the nature of the work, candidates for this position need to be a U.S. citizen and capable of obtaining and maintaining a DoD Secret level security clearance.

Peraton is responsible for performing launch vehicle Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) analyses in various engineering disciplines including flight mechanics, flight controls, thermal/propulsion, loads & dynamics, structures, and flight software in support of mission integration and mission assurance activities for National Security Space and Intelligence Community missions flying on the National Security Space Launch (NSSL) [formerly Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV)] Program including Atlas V and Delta IV or New Entrants such as Falcon 9,etc.

Major responsibilities for this position include, but not limited to:

  • Develop models and perform launch vehicleintegrated thermal,payload fairing aeroheating, and propellant tank/feedlines fluids/thermalIV&V analyses for theLaunch Vehicle missions using in-house or/and industry-standard commercial simulation codes.
  • Interface with Launch Service Provider (LSP) personnel and resolve related technical issues in support of mission integration activities.
  • Participate in relatedLSP technical reviews and support discipline analysis working group meetings.
  • Document and present responsible IV&V activities and analyses.
  • Provide technical support to the management as requested.



  • 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.
  • Strong technical understanding in thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and mass/heat transfer
  • Clearance Requirement: Due to the nature of the work, candidates for this position need to be a U.S. citizen and capable of obtaining and maintaining a DoD Secret level security clearance.
  • Excellent capability in model development, computer programming, and data analysis
  • Working experience in industry-standard commercial simulation codes such as Thermal Desktop, Sinda-Fluint,and ANSYS-CFD is particularly interested. Experience in launch vehicles is preferred
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Familiar with Fortran, Autocad, and Matlab


About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-05-10 Expires: 2021-06-08

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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