Non-academic positions (Ph.D., M.S. primarily)

Posted September 13, 2019

Nikola Motor Company
Thermal Systems Engineer Job Opening for Recent Grads

The AeroThermal department at Nikola Motor Company has openings for two thermal systems engineers to design and optimize the thermal system architecture (fuel cell, battery, HVAC, powertrain and power electronics) for truck and powersports vehicles. Prefer at least a Masters degree and some experience with a 1D simulation tool like Simcenter AMESIM.

If interested please contact Aiden Cohan, the AeroThermal department’s team lead at Nikola Motor Company

Posted August 28, 2019

Lockheed Martin

Research Scientist — Plasma Physics/Optics

JOB ID: 493905BR

Date posted: Aug. 05, 2019

City: Palmdale

State: California

Program: ADP RTP

Description:This position is deployed to the Revolutionary Technology Programs (RTP) team to provide technical support for optical, thermal, and plasma experiments. Expected to support team’s performance on projects related to the analysis, design, and testing of optical systems, thermal and plasma physics experiments. The position more generally requires working in a small, fast moving team on concept level analysis, implementation of diagnostics and data acquisition systems, and detailed design and construction of laboratory experiments. Requires use of MATLAB and MS Office software tools to compile data, reduce data, and generate reports. Strong verbal and written communication skills are highly desirable. Occasional overtime and odd hours required. Candidate must be able to work in a manufacturing and laboratory environment, including work with Class IIIb and Class IV lasers. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

***Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.***

Basic Qualifications:
— Bachelor’s degree or higher in Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Optics/Optical Science, Photonics, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline.

— Must have education or experience in designing, developing, testing, or analysis of laboratory experiments.

Desired Skills:
— Ph.D. in Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Optics/Optical Science, Photonics, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline.
— Hands-on laboratory experience, especially in the areas of plasma physics, vacuum hardware, spectroscopy, thermal/heater testing, and photovoltaics.
— Experience in optical system design and testing, including diagnostics (spectroscopy, laser-based techniques).
— Experience in plasma modeling and simulation.
— Experience with thermal and structural analysis from first principles.
— Experience with solid state physics.
— Coursework in plasma chemistry/non-equilibrium effects.
— Proficient with analysis tools such as MATLAB, LabVIEW, Zemax, COMSOL, and ANSYS Mechanical.
— Proficient with CAD software such as CATIA V5.
— Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional


Relocation Available: Yes

Career Area: Aeronautical Engineering

Clearance Level: Secret

Type: Full-Time

Virtual Location: no

Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day

Shift: First

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