Innovative Scientific Solutions, Inc. (ISSI) is an advanced technology company specializing in combustion research for the US Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson AFB. ISSI is currently seeking candidates for a Research Engineer position in the Advanced Concepts Group. The Advanced Concepts Group focuses on fast-paced projects that have an immediate impact to the warfighter, as well as fundamental combustion research pertaining to piston, gas turbine, and detonation engines. Much of the group’s research can be applied to small-scale propulsion and power for unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Qualified candidates will have experience in thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, propulsion, energy conversion, combustion, and heat and mass transfer.

Primary Responsibilities Include

• Design, setup, and conduct engine and combustion-related research experiments
• Program computer software to reduce, analyze, and present experimental data
• Author technical papers and attend technical conferences to brief current research

Skills & Experience Desired

• Hands-on experience in the application of engineering theory and practice through technical projects
• Demonstrated ability to work strongly with a team as well as individually as a self-starter
• Experience with data acquisition equipment, software, and instrumentation
• Strength in computer programming as well as Matlab, Unigraphics, Solidworks, and Microsoft Office
• Hands-on experience with SI, CI, or turbine engines
• Familiarity with hand tools, machine tools, and basic metal fabrication
• Ability to troubleshoot basic digital and analog electronic circuits
• Proficiency in communicating technical content in writing as well as oral briefings

BS, MS, or PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

Commensurate with level of education and amount of relevant experience

• Excellent consumer-driven medical and dental insurance
• Life insurance and disability insurance
• Generous vacation and holiday pay
• 401k matching
• Yearly performance reviews

Additional Information
• This position is full-time, Monday-Friday (~40 hrs/wk)
• US citizenship required
• Ability to obtain secret clearance desired
• All positions subject to background investigations and random drug testing

Contact Information

Email resume to Jamie Fisher: