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General Electric Advanced Design Team (ADT) Turbomachinery CFD System Development and Support in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

At GE Aviation, we invent the future of flight, lift people up, and bring them home safely. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GE9X engines, driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, or unlocking new opportunities to grow and deliver more productivity, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to moving the aerospace industry forward. If you join us, you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead.

Developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and cross-functionally with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. If you’re passionate about generating advances in aviation to solve some of the world’s toughest problems and are looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE as we rise to the challenge of building a world that works.

The Advanced Design Tools (ADT) team is a software organization which develops and maintains a portfolio of engineering tools for GE Aviation (commercial and military divisions). This portfolio covers a wide range of applications, including scientific simulation, modeling, visualization. As a member of ADT, you will develop and support new and existing Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software in that portfolio. The primary area of CFD applications will be in turbomachinery aerodynamics prediction and modeling: Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes (RANS) and Large Eddy Simulations (LES). Your contributions will be directly aligned with GE Aviation’s technology initiatives to invent the future of flight.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Plan, Develop and Support CFD system tools (pre/postprocessing) for RANS and LES solvers

  • Work with a global team of tool developers to create automated and robust CFD geometry, meshing, and post-processing capabilities for aero design (for RANS and LES)

  • Complete risk assessments, proofing out, validation and verification of new concepts

  • Get to know the customers and build a reputation of tool support with them to learn their needs and develop strategies to cut labor intensive and long cycle time efforts from their CFD design practices: pre-processing, solver interaction, and post-processing.

  • Learn and support CFD geometry and meshing tools and analysis for turbomachinery component design.

  • Train designers on tool products and execution

  • Work with the designers to create aerodynamics design best practices

  • Support design teams across GE Aviation: spanning multiple countries including US, Poland, India, and Mexico.

  • Support military and commercial tool applications.

  • Collaborate with users to identify issue, research problem, and propose solutions.

  • Provide timely communications on significant issues.


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics

  • Minimum 7 years engineering experience in geometry creation and cleanup for CFD modeling (via CAD packages)

  • Minimum 7 years meshing/gridding experience for CFD modeling

  • Some tool development experience in automating meshing/gridding CFD modeling

  • Strong skills in tool development and multiple programming languages.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong cross-functional (IT/Engineering), teaming, and communication skills.

  • Location where work needs to be performed is Greenville, SC

  • Must be US Citizen

Desired Characteristics:

  • Preferred education: Master's or Doctorate Degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering related to fluid mechanics

  • Engineering experience in turbo-machinery fundamentals and analysis

  • Prior experience with RANS and LES code development

  • Prior experience in turbomachinery geometry creation and model cleanup for automated meshing purposes

  • Prior experience in turbomachinery CFD meshing with a focus on tool creation/automation

  • Experience with analytical software such NX, PRO-Engineer, CATIA, Fluent (solver/meshing), Workbench, HyperMESH, STAR-CCM, or other geometry creation and meshing tools for CFD

  • Proficiency in programming languages: examples are scripting (C, perl, Predix), Fortran, C, macros (UG user functions, etc…)

  • Customer focused

  • Strong problem-solving abilities

  • Solid oral and written communication skills

  • Good communication skills and able to work within a team environment

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-task environment

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes