Join Viking Systems in the following Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering disciplines:

  • 3-D Modeling of Ship Structures (FEMAP, SAGA)

  • Structural Analysis

  • Intact and Damage Stability (HECSALV)

  • RAO Development and Motions Predictions (WADAM, WASIM)

  • Structural Finite Element Analysis (Nastran, SAGA)

  • Structural Verification using Classification Society Rules

  • Spectral and Simplified Fatigue Analysis (SAGA, STOFAT)

  • Vibration Analysis (Nastran)

  • Ship Collision Studies  (LS-DYNA)

Viking Systems has multiple positions available for entry-level and experienced structural naval architects and mechanical engineers with interest in ship structure modeling and analysis. Positions are available in structural modeling and naval architecture in our Annapolis office. The successful candidate will join our ship and floating structure design and analysis team, working to design, model and analyze ships, barges, offshore installations, and military vessels. Work includes newbuilding and refurbishment projects using classification rules and code checks, and advanced finite element modeling, analysis and assessment. The work will focus on preparation of structural models and loads used in global and local ship finite element analysis (FEA) using FEMAP, Nastran, LS-DYNA, and Viking Systems' SAGA Software. We are seeking a team-oriented individual with strong interest in ship structures. General Requirements:

  • Interest in computer programs FEMAP, NASTRAN, SAGA, HECSALV, AutoCAD

  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings

  • Ability to have fun working in a fast-paced environment while meeting project schedules

  • Ability to work both independently and with others in a team environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Responsibilities include:

  • Researching technical data for design studies

  • Analysis and resolution of structural design and production issues

  • Creation of 3D models, including FEA Modeling and Analysis

  • Performing foundation design, weight engineering, and hull outfitting

  • Preparing technical specifications and reports

Join an integrated and efficient working team of engineers who thrive in a team-oriented workplace. The ideal candidate should be able to provide technical guidance and recommendations, and enhance the quality of the work product via dialogue with other team members. The successful candidate will participate in meetings with other teammates and customers on ship design tasks. Customer relations skills are essential. Jobs may require travel to a customer's site from time to time to support projects.

We offer competive salaries, bonuses, and benefits.

Please post cover letter and resume via email : careers@viking-systems.net