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Maintenance Repair Operations, Aeronautical Engineer
United States
Job description

  • This position is deployed to the Revolutionary Technology Programs (RTP) team to provide technical support/direction. Expected to support team's performance on project related to the analysis, design, and testing of plasma physics experiments.
  • The position more generally requires working in a small, fast moving team on concept level analysis, study of plasma stability and behavior, as well as detailed design of experimental hardware and experiments.
  • Requires use of 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 wearing radiation safety badge.
  • Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance. Selected applicant must also possess, or be able to obtain, special access program clearances.
  • Must have experience in designing, developing, testing, analyzing, or modeling/simulating plasma physics experiments/phenomena
  • Ph.D. in Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with strong background in experimental plasma physics
  • Strong research background in plasma diagnostics
  • Strong research background working with or developing neutral beams
  • Experience working with high vacuum and ultra-high vacuum systems
  • Proficient with analysis tools such as MATLAB and/or LabVIEW
  • Good oral presentation and written skills