Flow Noise Research

Job Locations US-MD-West Bethesda
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Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is looking for a Flow Noise Researcher who specialized in Fluid Dynamics who will work as part of a team of recognized Navy - industry experts generating new understanding into flow noise generation for Naval vessels. 


  • Individual will perform research in the state of the art in turbulent boundary layer noise generation including the effects of issues such as surface roughness, pressure gradient, and structural interactions. 
  • Assist in the research into and development of noise simulation tools. 
  • Perform advanced measurements (Particle Imaging Velocimetry, Laser Doppler Velocimetry) and analyze the results
  • Estimate spectral content of flow noise and compare to model scale and full scale measurements.


  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Fluid Dynamics with 3-5 years experience.
  • Knowledge of turbulent boundary layer flow and noise generation required. 
  • Knowledge of spectral analysis of flow noise a plus. 
  • Active DoD SECRET Clearance preferred, must be able to obtain an Interim DoD Secret Clearance.
  • US Citizenship required.


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 



Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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