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Aerospace Engineering Intern: Software Tools & Analysis

Company: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
Location: Poway
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We have an exciting opportunity for an undergraduate intern to join our Aerospace Engineering team in Poway, California.

This position is available for undergraduate students to participate in supervised practical training in a professional field. Assists in the completion of routine and non-routine tasks; assists in the analysis, investigation and solution of problems; and assists in developing electronic and hard copy documentation as required.


+ Under the guidance of a lead engineer/mentor, support design/development of software tools to facilitate aerodynamic analyses and performance predictions.

+ Tasks may include data analysis, modeling aircraft systems in software tools, code development, lifecycle planning, software verification/validation, software testing (such as unit, regression, integration), and documentation.

+ Participates in the day to day activities of assigned functional area assisting in the completion of routine and non-routine tasks.

+ Assists in applying knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve problems.

+ Assists in developing electronic and hard copy reports, records, diagrams and charts.

+ Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

+ Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.39954

**Job Qualifications:**

+ Typically requires enrollment as an undergraduate student at a recognized college or university.

+ Must possess the ability to understand new concepts and apply them accurately.

+ The ability to follow general and detailed instructions as well as organizational policies and procedures;

+ Basic communication and interpersonal skills to enable effective interface with internal professionals.

+ The ability to work independently or in a team environment.

+ Basic computer skills.

+ Requires completion of at least one course each in fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.

+ Requires strong MATLAB and preferably one of Python/Java/C++/C#/similar, plus Microsoft Office and technical communication skills.

+ Requires professional interest in aircraft as a career. **Bonus:**

+ coursework or experience in any of the following: aerodynamics, numerical methods, aircraft performance, stability & control, flight dynamics, aircraft design, commercial CFD software (e.g., ANSYS Fluent, StarCCM+), CAD/meshing tools (such as ANSA, Siemens NX), Simulink, SQL/SQLite.

**Travel Percentage Required** 0 - 25 **Relocation Assistance Provided** Not Provided **US Citizenship Required?** Yes **Clearance Required?** No **Clearance Level** null **Workstyle** Onsite

Keywords: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies, Poway , Aerospace Engineering Intern: Software Tools & Analysis, Other , Poway, California

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