Advanced Methods Engineer - Hot Section Engineering

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 9172

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01315263 Date posted 05/14/2019 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

Date Posted:
United States of America
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
The sky has no limits.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of our team you'll help answer today's challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow's solutions.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been looking for.

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees' full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody's opinion, driving innovation.

The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Job Description

Hot Section Engineering Advanced Methods group develops, deploys, and supports game-changing design tools and processes. These enable Pratt & Whitney to continually open up the boundaries in state of the art gas turbine engine technology. The primary focus of this group is for Hot Section Engineering tools and methods, but requires coordination and collaboration with other methods groups within Pratt & Whitney Engineering.

You will participate and lead project teams for the development, maintenance, and support of new tools and processes that support thermal lifing practices in Hot Section Engineering.  Utilizing object oriented programming skills with Python, you will work closely with customers to understand and document requirements, develop software systems and/or methods, testing/validation of the developed products, and deployment to the customer base. 


A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or a similar engineering field required.

Dual or advanced degrees which include computer science or software engineering preferred.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or a similar engineering field
  • 2+ years of experience in an engineering role

Preferred Qualifications
  • 4+ years of experience in an engineering field
  • Background in aerothermal or heat transfer engineering
  • Programming with Python or other object-oriented language
  • Strong writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Able to work in an export controlled environment.

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Job Number: 01315263

Community / Marketing Title: Advanced Methods Engineer - Hot Section Engineering

Location_formattedLocationLong: East Hartford, Connecticut US