Advanced Technology and Research Corporation FEA Engineer in West Bethesda, Maryland
Advanced Technology & Research Corporation (www.atrcorp.com) is seeking to fill the following full-time permanent position. Based in Maryland and incorporated in 1973, ATR is an equal-opportunity engineering company with a solid reputation in various engineering disciplines for the government and Fortune 500 commercial customers.
Salary for the position is competitive according to qualifications. ATR offers an attractive comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental insurances, free basic life/ADD, and long-term and short-term disability insurances, 401(k) plan, educational assistance program, paid time off
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working as a team member at our government client site, Naval Surface Warfare Center Division, West Bethesda MD to perform finite element modelling and analysis in the field of structural acoustics and hydroacoustics as applied to Navy platforms. Duties include but not limited to:
Perform finite element modelling and analysis of Naval systems and components
Analyze and evaluate the acoustic behavior of Navy vessels and test articles
Design and evaluate acoustics signature mitigation techniques
Produce technical documents and reports
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics
Advanced degree preferred
2-3 years of finite element modelling experience desired
Job experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
Candidate must have professional ability to apply scientific methodology to engineering problems, and must be a self-starter and willing to learn. We are looking for applicants with a high level of technical/intellectual curiosity and the ability to work independently.
Understanding of structural and hydroacoustics and mitigation
Ability to perform finite element modelling and analysis
Ability to write automation scripting tools using MATLAB
Familiar with finite element analysis software such as Abaqus
Familiar with finite element mesh generation tools such as HyperMesh
Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.