CFD Research Corporation
  • 16-Jun-2017 to 15-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

CFDRC offers a strong benefit package including 401K Match and discretionary ESOP Contributions.

The engineer/scientist in this role will work on an integrated aerodynamic heating/thermal response code that is used in a range of applications within the aerospace community (NASA, DoD) including missile and flight vehicle system design.   Candidate will support upgrading as well as development of modules in order to add capabilities (or improve performance) of the overall code base/software package.   The position will work closely with other developers, aerospace engineers, and end-users to recommend tasks that will increase performance and capability of the system. 

The team will work with a variety of languages and interfaces, requiring an engineer or developer interested in learning new technologies (old and new).    The tool will need to be reliable and upgradeable, requiring tight version control, documentation and a robust, scripted testing process that can verify the data generated is accurate. 


  • Position requires a Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Similar STEM Disciplines will also be considered
  • Experience developing Object Oriented software
  • Experience developing in Linux environment, preferred candidate will have experience developing in a Windows environment as well
  • Experience with Shell Scripts such as Perl, Bash, or tcsh, and related Linux system automation and library installations
  • Experience (or demonstrated Capability) in building, growing and maintaining an automated software verification and validation testing platform for unit/regression testing (specifically as it relates to upgrading the specific product being developed)
  • Understanding of best practices related to software documentation and version control
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen; preferred candidate will possess or meet eligibility to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
  • Experience with software development and data analysis in C++ and/or C and/or Fortran is preferred
  • Candidates with interest and/or experience with high performance and distributed parallel computing would be a plus

About CFDRC:

CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) is an employee owned company that specializes in engineering simulations and innovative designs for Aerospace, Cyber, Defense, Life Sciences, Materials, Energy, and other industries. Using our software and experimental facilities, we develop new hardware concepts, innovative designs, and prototypes. We have over 65 patents awarded or pending in the areas of biotechnology, combustion, propulsion, and materials.

CFDRC's software and expertise pioneered coupled multiscale, multiphysics simulations of fluid, thermal, chemical, biological, electrical, and mechanical phenomena for real-world applications. Such simulations provide clearer insights into complex systems and thus enable Better Decisions and facilitate Better Products with lower risk, reduced cost, and less time.

CFDRC's success stems from the Strong Synergy between:

  • R&D projects (funded mostly by Government agencies).
  • Adaptation and Commercialization of developed technologies with industry partners.
  • Engineering services for technology insertions and on-site and off-site support for DoD, NASA and other programs of national interest.

CFDRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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