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Fluid and Thermal Sciences Analyst

  • Job
    Junior (1-2 years) - Mid-level (3-4 years)
  • Engineering
  • $75.6K - $128.5K
  • Minneapolis

AI generated summary

  • You need a degree in related field, 2+ years experience, skills in fluid/thermal science, programming, problem-solving, communication, teamwork, Ansys tools, lab testing, Secret Clearance.
  • You will analyze fluid and thermal sciences for programs, select analysis tools, gather inputs, run simulations, collaborate with engineers, share results, and prepare reports.


  • Required Education, Experience, & Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering or closely related field and 2 years relevant experience or Master's Degree in closely related field.
  • Demonstrated educational background or experience in fluid / thermal engineering science.
  • Working familiarity with standard engineering tools such as programming languages (C++, Python) and analysis systems (Matlab).
  • Ability to solve problems with incomplete input.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and respectfully work with others.
  • Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills:
  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Chemical Engineering.
  • Familiarity with Ansys tools.
  • Experience with laboratory testing and instrumentation.
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams.
  • Current Secret Clearance preferred.


  • Working with senior analyst and program engineers to determine program analysis needs and determining the appropriate analysis tools for meeting the needs.
  • Driving the analysis throughout the entire process, from choosing the appropriate tools and collecting the necessary inputs to performing the simulation on internal computing assets and other computations as needed.
  • Working with our internal materials group to gather or measure the needed material properties.
  • Interfacing with analysts at various government sites to discuss and share analysis results.
  • Providing detailed results and recommendations to the senior analyst and program engineers.
  • Preparing detailed reports of the analysis process for future use of the analysis group.


What are the primary responsibilities of a Fluid and Thermal Sciences Analyst at BAE Systems?

The primary responsibilities include working with one or more Weapon Systems programs to determine and meet their thermal / fluids analysis needs under the direction of a senior analyst.

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies

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Mission & Purpose

At BAE Systems, we help our customers to stay a step ahead when protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries. From state of the art cyber threat detection to flight control systems that enable pilots to make better decisions, we never stop innovating to ensure that our customers maintain their advantage. This is a long-term commitment involving significant investments in skills. We also work closely with local partners to support economic development through the transfer of knowledge, skills and technology.

Culture & Values

  • Trusted

    Being committed – giving our best every day Doing what we say we will Doing the right thing

  • Innovative

    Being curious – seeking out new ways to make things better Learning constantly – from successes and failures Turning ideas into actions

  • Bold

    Being courageous – speaking up, stepping forward Seizing opportunities Realising big ambitions


  • Your money

    Our rewards go beyond your salary. We want to give you secure foundations so you and your family can have financial peace of mind. We reward great work through annual incentive and bonus plans. Share our success through free share awards and share incentive plans with free matching shares. Help you plan and contribute to your future with access to a pension scheme which also includes benefits to support your family. And offer financial support and advice, so we can help you through any bumps in the road.

  • Your health

    We want to help you be at your best – so you can embrace opportunities and look to the future. You'll get to choose from a range of private health plans that will give easy access to care for you and your family.

  • Your lifestyle

    At work we all come together to change the world we live in, but outside we all have different passions. From gym memberships and shopping discounts, to green car and bike schemes, we want to help you live your life to the full - select from a wide range of company or self funded benefits to best fit your lifestyle.

  • Helping your work/life balance

    We're all doing vital work here that impacts the world. But we want to make sure you can balance life at work and life at home. As well as generous annual leave, we offer 52 weeks' maternity leave, with the option of returning to work on reduced hours for the first 13 weeks, as well as paternity, adoption, parental and dependents leave. As the world has evolved, so has the way we work. We offer different types of hybrid working arrangements depending on your role and your location. You'll be trusted and empowered to determine a working pattern that works for you, your team, and our customers.