Rocket Propulsion Engineer
Advanced Technology and Research Corporation
Indian Head, MD

About $75,000 - $110,000 a year

Advanced Technology & Research Corporation ( is seeking to fill the following full-time permanent position. Based in Maryland and incorporated in 1973, ATR is an equal-opportunity engineering company with a solid reputation in various engineering disciplines for the government and Fortune 500 commercial customers.

Salary for the position is competitive according to qualifications. ATR offers an attractive comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental insurance; free life, long-term and short-term disability, and ADD insurance; 401(k) plan; educational assistance program; and 5 weeks of paid leave per year.

Qualified persons should apply at:


The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering Services Division, working as a team member on site as a Rocket Propulsion engineer, providing technical assistance to project managers during the design, analysis, and engineering phases. Additionally, providing modeling & simulation support for all program phases including;

Develop and execute models; post-processing and analyses of CFD simulation
Perform CFD/FEA analyses on propulsion system and projectiles
Perform CFD computations using a variety of Government and commercial codes
Plan and interpret data from small-scale and large-scale tests
Prepare CFD/FEA analyses and study reports
Enhance, update, and validate in-house codes
Provide technical and logistics support during all program phases

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Physics
Minimum 3-5 years of CFD experience required
Advance degree preferred
Modeling experience with CFD code development is required
Job experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus

Knowledge and experiences with rocket propulsion systems
Experiences with programming languages such as C, FORTRAN 90, and MATLAB
Experiences with simulation tools such as ANSYS Fluent and CFD++
Experiences with generating CFD meshes for complex geometries
Some travel may be required

Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.