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Controls Engineer

Company: CFD Research Corp.
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

CFD Research Corporation is developing an advanced high speed/hypersonic testing technology which will have the ability to maintain high quality flow characteristics and significantly advance the technologies used for test and evaluation of high-speed systems. The position is a new role that will work on a growing team of engineers and technicians and will encompass conceptual design, prototyping, and testing in support of this and similar technology development programs designed and prototyped at our new Hollywood, Alabama Engineering Test Center, located a short distance from our Headquarters in Huntsville, AL. To learn more about the Hollywood Engineering Test Center capabilities and state-of-the-art equipment, please visit the facility's home page:
The ideal candidate will be able fully design, build, test, and operate control systems on a wide range of ground testing scales from small-scale component testing up to full-scale wind tunnel testing. They will provide review of pressure system/component designs and test arrangements/procedures using advanced technical judgment. The candidate will participate in all aspects of Controls Engineering throughout the full program lifecycle (concept definition, design, test, and commissioning).

  • Familiar with testing and prototyping environment
  • Experience testing or operating control systems
  • Experience with experimental ground testing (e.g. component, full-scale, material testing)
  • Experience testing or operating control systems
  • Experience with large channel count data acquisition software and hardware
  • Strong technical fundamentals in fluids and dynamics
  • Excellent with multitasking and able to quickly shift priorities


    • Experience with design, analysis, test, and operation of pressure systems
    • Working technical knowledge of blow-down systems
    • Hands-on experience with prototyping/building/operating test rigs and test benches
    • Familiar with LabVIEW and National Instruments hardware

      Location: This individual will work onsite in Hollywood, Alabama and may include trips to our Headquarters in nearby Huntsville, AL as needed.About CFD Research: Since its inception in 1987, CFD Research has been a technology leader in engineering simulations and innovative designs. CFD Research has worked with government agencies, businesses, and academia to provide innovative solutions within the Aerospace & Defense, Biomedical & Life Sciences, and Energy & Materials industries. CFD Research has earned multiple national awards for successful application and commercialization of innovative technology prototypes, multi-physics simulation software, multi-disciplinary analyses, and expert support services. CFD Research's impressive three-year growth rate was high enough to recognize the company in the Inc. Magazine's 5000 for the second year in a row.Benefits: CFD Research offers competitive salaries and excellent employee benefits, including an employer matching 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). CFD Research offers a highly competitive insurance package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance. We offer company paid leave, compensation time, parental leave, long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, and life insurance. Performance appraisals occur twice a year and annual pay increases are based upon corporate goals, personal development, performance, and outstanding achievements. In addition, group and individual bonuses are awarded for exceptional performance.
      CFD Research is an EO employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Keywords: CFD Research Corp., Huntsville , Controls Engineer, Engineering , Hollywood, Alabama

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