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Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analyst

Cleveland, OH 44135
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analyst

Mechanical Engineer II

Cleveland, Ohio


HX5 is an award-winning provider of technical services to clients such as NASA and the DoD. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing, small business with over 500 employees located around the US.


HX5, in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center, is currently seeking a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analyst to perform thermo-fluid modeling of two-phase cryogenic propellant systems using a commercial CFD code such as ANSYS FLUENT or CFX, STAR-CCM, or FLOW-3D.  The CFD Analyst will develop two-phase CFD models of two-phase cryogenic propellant tanks and transfer systems and anchor them to heritage ground and flight data. Work may also involve performing predictive CFD modeling for NASA's commercial partners that are developing cryogenic propellant systems for NASA's lunar system architectures.


Required Skills:

  • Experience with commercial CFD codes such as ANSYS FLUENT, CFX, STAR-CCM, or FLOW-3D is desired.

  • Good knowledge and understanding of two-phase thermodynamics as well as heat and mass transfer. 

  • Good understanding of programming language such as Fortran, C, C++, or Matlab would help with implementing customized UDF's for heat/mass transfer.



  • BS/MS in Mechanical, Aerospace or Chemical Engineering with emphasis on Thermal and CFD Analysis

  • 2 to 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.


Posted: 2020-05-09 Expires: 2020-06-08

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