Sr. Engine Simulation Engineer (FT)

Bloomfield, CTFull-time
About the Job
LiquidPiston, Inc. is seeking an Engine Simulation Engineer to assist in the development of our rotary IC engines.

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***This position is located in Hartford, CT and will require relocation.  We are advertising in Detroit due to the higher concentration of engine engineering talent***

***Please do not apply to this job if you do not have at least two years of professional experience (not academic) using GT Power***

As Engine Simulation Engineer you will:
  • Create 0D, 1D, and 3D engine simulation, models.
  • Analyze both simulation and experimental test results, identifying performance gaps and recommending next steps in performance development.
  • Think critically, question results, and identify the most efficient technical paths to meet targets.
  • Work side by side with design and test engineers.
  • Participate as necessary in engine testing (especially calibration).
  • Create and follow standardized procedures related to X engine simulations.
  • Present ideas and results to management and engineering teams.
  • Maintain a spirited, open-minded personality and “can-do” attitude.
  • Stay up to date on CONVERGE, GT Suite, and engine technology developments through independent research and formal courses.

  • MS or higher in Mechanical Engineering; BS with additional years of relevant experience will be considered.
  • Deep understanding of engine efficiency, physics, thermodynamics.
  • Professional experience correlating engine simulations with physical experiments.
  • Expertise GT Power.
  • Ability to self-direct and independently solve problems.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with DOE, optimization.

Helpful Skills:
  • Experience with advanced rotary and piston engine technologies (exhaust gas re-circulation, Miller cycle, HCCI, etc.).
  • Good communication and proposal writing skills.
  • Experience working in a prototype/R&D environment.
  • Startup/small company experience.
This position is available immediately.

LiquidPiston, Inc. is an MIT rooted R&D company poised to transform ten years of breakthrough thermodynamics research into the world’s most efficient rotary engine. With a fundamental design that scales from lawnmowers to locomotives, LiquidPiston has the potential to add fifty years to the life of the internal combustion engine industry in a resource-constrained world.
About LiquidPiston

Based in Bloomfield, CT, LiquidPiston, Inc. is an MIT rooted R&D company poised to transform ten years of breakthrough thermodynamics research into the world’s most efficient and compact rotary Diesel engine. The company is funded by a mix of Venture Capital as well DARPA and Army Rapid Innovation Awards. The company is small, but has a big vision to transform combustion engines and hybrid electric applications as we know them.