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Senior Thermal Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Engineer

Company: Faraday Future
Location: Gardena
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Company:

Faraday Future (FF) is a California-based mobility company, leveraging the latest technologies and world's best talent to realize exciting new possibilities in mobility. We're producing user-centric, technology-first vehicles to establish new paradigms in human-vehicle interaction. We're not just seeking to change how our cars work - we're seeking to change the way we drive. At FF, we're creating something new, something connected, and something with a true global impact.

Your Role:

As the Senior Thermal Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Engineer you will directly contribute to the overall performance of our electric vehicles by leading the thermal analyses of various components. You will interface with various engineering and non-engineering groups (Battery, Powertrain, Interior Engineering, Design Studio) to ensure optimal performance is met and develop novel solutions for the various heat-generating components and systems in our vehicles. This will include the vehicle's battery, as an entire pack and battery module, powertrain cooling, HVAC system to meet cabin comfort requirements, heat sinks of ADAS and infotainment systems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, or the equivalent in experience and evidence of outstanding performance.
  • 5+ years of thermal analysis in the automotive, motorsports, or aerospace industry.
  • An exceptional understanding of, and intuition for, fluid dynamics and heat transfer.
  • Proficient with automotive thermal systems; i.e. heat-exchangers, heat-sinks, HVAC at a system level to assess occupant comfort.
  • Strong interest in automotive/electric-vehicle development.
  • Aware of the trade-offs of computer modelling and physical testing.
  • Familiarity with geometry creation, simplification, and data management within CAD software.
  • Must have an innovative mindset, be proactive in improving processes and driving projects. Please provide examples.
  • Accustomed to going above and beyond.
  • Excellent communicator, team player, resourceful, organized and mindful of time management.
  • Being a self-starter, working well with little oversight independently or as a part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience in using STAR-CCM+ to select the best modelling approach for the problem at hand, i.e. CHT, RANS, DDES, and VOF.
  • Experience with multi-phase CFD modelling.
  • Experience with physical testing methods to validate CFD models.

Perks + Benefits:

  • Stock options for every employee
  • Healthcare + dental + vision benefits (Free for you/discounted for family)
  • 401(k) options
  • Relocation assistance + reimbursement
  • Casual dress code + relaxed work environment
  • Culturally diverse, progressive atmosphere
  • "Soul of Faraday" community outreach team

Keywords: Faraday Future, Gardena , Senior Thermal Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Engineer, Other , Gardena, California

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