Senior Research Engineer
Luna Innovations Incorporated is an employee-owned
company that is driving innovative technologies
through the development cycle all the way to
fully-functioning, independent spin-off companies
in biotechnology, nanomaterials, telecommunications,
instrumentation, process control and condition-based
maintenance as well as other key future areas.
Luna Innovations is seeking to
fill a Senior Engineer position in their Advanced
Materials Group in Blacksburg, VA. The Advanced
Materials Group is focused on the development
of new materials for composites and coatings.
The senior engineer will be expected to make
immediate contributions to current programs
requiring the design and optimization of fiber
reinforced polymer composite structures. The
candidate should demonstrate the ability to
develop composite product designs, and verify
those designs through prototype fabrication
and testing. Experience in fiber reinforced
polymer composite fabrication and testing as
well as modeling and finite element experience
is desired. The candidate will need to be creative
in identifying and advancing new material technologies
and securing contracts to support R&D efforts.
Excellent communications skills and the ability
to work in a dynamic cross-disciplinary environment
are also required. The candidate will also be
required to manage complex programs, write research
reports, prepare grant proposals, and to periodically
present work in a team setting and to customers,
clients, investors, government organizations,
and collaborators. The preferred candidate will
have a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering
or related area or a Master’s degree with
2 years experience.
Due to government contractual
obligations, candidates must have permanent
U.S. resident status.
We offer excellent compensation, including performance-based
stock options and comprehensive benefits package,
including medical, dental and 401(k) plans.
For additional information about
our company, go to www.lunainnovations.com.
Interested applicants should send
or email resume to:
Attn: Human Resources
2851 Commerce Street
Blacksburg, VA 24062