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Aerospace Engineer II

Cleveland, OH 44135
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Aerospace Engineer II

NASA Glenn Research Center

Cleveland, Ohio


HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.


HX5, in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC), is seeking an engineer to join our team performing aerospace controls engineering using innovative and optimized strategies to achieve maximum performance. This position will use modeling and the understanding of hardware interactions to help with maturing complex hybrid-electric propulsion control architectures. Work will be involved with design and development of hybrid electric aircraft engine simulations, both nominal and off-nominal conditions, with emphasis on controller design. The work will also include dynamic systems analysis to identify issues associated with proposed advanced propulsion systems. This effort will also include intelligent control systems development efforts that utilize autonomy and artificial intelligence approaches.


Primary duties will include: Defining modeling and control system requirements, selection of appropriate modeling strategy and fidelity, and design, development, and implementation of control laws for targeted aerospace propulsion systems and subsystems. Duties may also include support for planning activities, model development to support other control design efforts, software maintenance, documentation, and implementation/validation testing of control algorithms in simulations.


Required Skills:


  • Practical understanding of classical, modern, and intelligent control-based approaches related to aircraft propulsion systems

  • Proficient in MATLAB/Simulink

  • Understanding of electrical system modeling and control concepts

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Team oriented - excellent interpersonal skills


Other Desired Skills:


  • Experience/background in hybrid electric control system design for gas turbine engines

  • Familiar with gas turbine and electric propulsion systems for aircraft and air vehicles

  • Knowledge of electric motor control, generator control, power electronics (inverters and rectifiers), and batteries

  • Experience in development, implementation, testing, and validation of control algorithms

  • Experience with gas turbine engine control systems




  • Aerospace, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Degree

  • Masters degree and 0-3 years of experience or Bachelor's degree and 2-5 years of experience.


*Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

**Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance for the position.


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.


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Posted: 2020-09-02 Expires: 2020-10-02

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