Naval Structures FEA Modeling Engineer

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



Peraton is hiring a Naval Structures FEA Modeling Engineer who will work full time onsite in West Bethesda, MD.


As a Structural Finite Element Analysis Engineer, you will work within a government / contractor team of experts in the analysis of Naval structures.  Our customer at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division is the Navy's premier Naval structures analysis organization and this is an opportunity to work with and learn from the world's experts.  


This work includes, but is not limited to:


  • Finite Element Modeling of structures
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Vibrations
  • General data processing and analysis


Education and Experience:


BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+.  PhD Preferred  


Requires an Active DoD SECRET Clearance


  • Experience using FEA tools such as ABAQUS, NASTRAN, or SIERRA-SD
  • Experience using Preprocessors such as HyperMesh, ABAQUS-CAE, CAPSTONE, or CUBIT
  • Experience using Python, MATLAB or similar data processing and analysis tools

Desired Experience:  Structural acoustics is a plus


Benefits:  At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are 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 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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