Aerodynamics Engineer Job Description

Aerodynamics Engineer Job Description

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Aerodynamics engineer provides showing of compliance roles in accordance with FAA regulations and internal Boeing requirements associated with software development lifecycle.

Aerodynamics Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support development, enhancements and deployment of new analytical methods and processes related to vehicle aerodynamic development
Ensuring use of best practices and maximise use of cost effective tools and techniques such as CAE
Identify, develop, and execute new aerodynamic design processes to support business initiatives
Lead the development of wind turbine aero tools and technology road maps
Lead vehicle program aerodynamic development efforts
Lead development and deployment of wind tunnel based advanced measurement techniques
Provide wind tunnel based support required for the development of new analytical and
Direct application of analytical methods to support aerodynamic development on vehicle programs
Support wind tunnel testing when required
Utilize experimental and analytical methods to develop and predict aerodynamic performance of vehicles from concept to production verification

Aerodynamics Engineer Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Aerodynamics Engineer

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Education for Aerodynamics Engineer

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Employers hiring for the aerodynamics engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Graduate, Technical

Skills for Aerodynamics Engineer

Desired skills for aerodynamics engineer include:

Governing regulations and compliance requirements
Related disciplines
Control law development
Flight vehicle handling qualities
Performance characteristics
Analysis for showing compliance
Relevant multi-disciplinary requirements for test
Application of wind tunnel experimental techniques

Desired experience for aerodynamics engineer includes:

Extensive experience with advanced experimental measurement techniques
Demonstrated ability to lead vehicle aerodynamic development efforts
Demonstrated ability to develop state of the art experimental measurement methodologies
Strong focus in wind tunnel operations and experimental measurement techniques
Racing or race team experience strongly preferred
Conduct physical tests to determine aerodynamic drag and lift performance of studio themes and prototype / production vehicles and develop roadmap actions to achieve targets

Aerodynamics Engineer Examples


Aerodynamics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an aerodynamics engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aerodynamics engineer
  • Act as a subject matter expert in aerodynamics by defining related processes, leading initiatives, and training other engineers
  • Develop and execute new measurement and simulation protocols and tools as required by projects of the Research department
  • Oversee construction of physical models as needed
  • Proactively guide design, attribute and functional engineers to enable meeting aero targets
  • Interface with Design, Attribute, and Functional engineers to execute roadmap actions and resolve issues
  • Prepare data, reports and presentations to support program teams, fuel economy teams, and NHTSA
  • Ability to travel both domestically and abroad up to one week at a time
  • Planning and co-ordinating Aerodynamic CFD analysis, drawing on support and resources from the Aerodynamic technical teams, Subject Matter Experts and Technical Specialists
  • Provide technical leadership for a team of aerodynamic engineers
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams including structural designers and other system engineers to achieve program goals aimed at developing new technology and new product initiatives
Qualifications for aerodynamics engineer
  • Extensive experience with both static and moving ground automotive wind tunnel testing
  • Must have good verbal communications skills and good technical writing, documentation, and presentation skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering (or directly related discipline) and at least 5 years’ of engineering experience is required
  • 6+ years of engineering experience focused on any of the Aerodynamics, Propulsion, and Performance Disciplines
  • Direct experience in the advanced design of military aircraft
  • Expert knowledge of fluid mechanics / aerodynamics as applied to turbomachinery with experience in the application of computational fluid dynamics

Aerodynamics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an aerodynamics engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aerodynamics engineer
  • Drive the advancement of existing wind blade design methods and analysis best practices
  • Develop and execute experimental programs to validate new designs and explore new technologies
  • Implement VMS (Vehicle Management Software) control law changes on an annual basis based on design improvement
  • Implement Math Model Improvement Requests based on the working group priorities
  • Address discrepancy reports from the trainer community
  • Participate as an integral member of the math model working group
  • Analyze CAFTA flight test data to determine use cases for model Proof of Match
  • Conduct real-time simulator flight sessions to validate code updates
  • Integrate blade element model and tune to available data
  • Support performance calculations for product improvements and new programs like Improved Inlet Solution and Navy COD
Qualifications for aerodynamics engineer
  • Experience with wind tunnel testing, either at model scale or full scale
  • Experience of track testing, including instrumentation, data acquisition and processing
  • A passion for sustainable energy or related technologies, automotive or electric vehicle development
  • Must posses the ability to contribute to the development of new concepts and principles
  • PC proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is preferred

Aerodynamics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an aerodynamics engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for aerodynamics engineer
  • Develop and maintain flight simulator math models of new tiltrotor aircraft to inform product design
  • Analysis and certification of safe separation characteristics of stores and weapons (missiles, bombs) from military aircraft
  • Independently carry out aerodynamic and aero-elastic simulations and stability assessments of wind turbine blades
  • Write/review project documentation and technical calculations
  • Contribute to definition of data requirements, test objectives, instrumentation and model specifications for CFD simulations, wind tunnel and flight testing
  • Contribute to Test Readiness Reviews for wind tunnel and flight tests, participate in testing, and reduce the data
  • Post-process wind tunnel data (high and low speed), with corrections for scaled-model to flight conditions
  • Evaluate alternative architectures for large aerodynamic and aerothermal databases, and make recommendations
  • Analyze aerodynamic impacts due to external modifications, loads impacts due to external and internal modifications
  • Act as an expert resource to the Flight Dynamics team for statistical modeling, error propagation, estimation and system identification, data smoothing, curve fitting, and interpolation methods
Qualifications for aerodynamics engineer
  • An excellent knowledge of CFD, using either continuum or Lattice-Boltzmann methods
  • Knowledge of surface mesh preparation using ANSA, Hypermesh, or Star CCM+ would be an advantage
  • Familiarity with geometry creation, simplification and data management within CAD software, preferably CATIA
  • At least 4 years associated experience
  • Must have the ability to work effectively within a team
  • Must have the ability to prioritize a variety of assignments

Aerodynamics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an aerodynamics engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aerodynamics engineer
  • Support development and testing of the Dream Chaser flush air data system
  • Manage the outer mold line (OML) of each Dream Chaser airframe to ensure flight configurations are accurately captured in the aerodynamic data
  • Manage the Linux-based high-performance computing clusters
  • Utilizing wind tunnel testing computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to meet internal customer needs in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Optimize golf ball dimple performance for the golf ball through aerodynamic design, simulation and testing
  • Follow golf ball dimple design through the production process
  • Create and maintain software packages for R&D use
  • Interact with and maintain large sets of performance data
  • Compile reports and summaries of test and simulation results
  • Participate in and support activities related to the study of golf performance through experimental and computational means
Qualifications for aerodynamics engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate qualification, or background in aerodynamic design and optimization or a qualification in aerodynamics, aerospace engineering, aeronautical engineering, physics, or mechanical engineering
  • An exceptional understanding of, and intuition for, fluid dynamics
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is required
  • Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is preferred
  • At least 4 years directly related experience in Aerodynamics and Handling Qualities is required for this position
  • Aerodynamic design – Detailed understanding of the physics and principles associated with gas turbine high and low pressure turbine aerodynamic design, ranging from overall component characterization to detailed understanding of stage and blade aerodynamic physics

Aerodynamics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aerodynamics engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aerodynamics engineer
  • Document R&D processes
  • Functional analysis for non-conformities based on design criteria and certification reports of flight control systems and aerodynamic issues
  • Assigns responsibility for technical dispositions of non-conformities for the above systems on production line
  • Evaluate technical dispositions impact on production schedules, safety, quality aspects, documentation and costs/benefits involved
  • Direct interface with other internal/external engineering areas involved on non-conformity analysis
  • Substantiate the approval of non-conformities considered “minor” and present for the local authorities as required
  • Validate supplier’s dispositions for non-conformities in case such supplier is not delegated as MRB
  • Start a design revision process with engineering staff for those cases which the disposition will affect interchangeability or maintainability of the product
  • Provide engineering support for trouble shootings on production line and production flights
  • Apply technical principles, theories and concepts to solve a wide range of challenging engineering problems
Qualifications for aerodynamics engineer
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline is required
  • This position requires at least 3 years demonstrated experience in aerodynamic performance analysis
  • Specific experience with preliminary design codes and/or physics based models along with rotorcraft analysis experience is required
  • The key discriminator for this position will be an aptitude for in depth analysis, and the ability to make conclusions and recommendations from the performance analysis
  • Strong communication skills are required, especially those used for PowerPoint presentations to internal Bell and external government customers
  • The candidate must have the ability to prioritize a variety of assignments and the ability to work effectively within a team

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