Research Intern, High-Fidelity Computational Fluid Dynamics for Hypersonics (Remote), EastHartford, Connecticut

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EastHartford, Connecticut

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United States of America


RC1: United Tech Research Center 411 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT, 06108 USA

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About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space, and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics, and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued, and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors, and communities to succeed.

The following position is to join the Raytheon Technologies Research Center (RTRC)

The Technology & Global Engineering (T&GE) organization is comprised of the global engineering function, several focused centers of expertise, and our advanced Research & Development Facility – the Research Center. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, we create smart, sustainable solutions that prove we can do the big things the right way.

RTRC’s aerodynamics and acoustics discipline encompasses a critical mass of numerical simulation and design optimization capabilities and experimental facilities to develop novel and innovative technologies for advanced propulsion and aircraft systems, including high-speed flight vehicles.

Job Description   

The Summer 2023 High Fidelity Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeler Intern will be responsible for one or more of the following activities: 

Perform large eddy simulations of hypersonic flight test articles
Numerical study of technology concepts for hypersonic boundary layer transition control
Work closely with cross-functional research teams for experimental validation
Present research accomplishments in the form of presentations and written publications

Qualifications & Competencies 

The preferred candidate should be well-seasoned in large eddy simulation and have an elaborate understanding of hypersonic boundary layer transition behavior and control opportunities. The candidate must be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary, collaborative team environment focused on innovation and possess a variety of skills including: 

Presentation, planning, problem solving, project management and decision-making skills 
Expertise in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Large Eddy Simulation (LES)
Experience with hypersonic flows and boundary layer transition control
Interest in Machine Learning is a plus

Education & Experience 

Preference will be given to candidates currently enrolled in a Master’s degree or Ph.D. degree program or those who have completed their Bachelor’s degree AND have been accepted into a graduate program in the field of Aerospace Engineering or related technical field.  A minimum 3.5 GPA is required. 

Work Authorization 

US permanent residency (Green card) or US-citizenship is required.


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Job categorization and location is remote with optional on-site presence in East Hartford, CT.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01590992  2023.03.10

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