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Applied Aerodynamics Engineer

Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Applied Aerodynamics Engineer in  GAC Savannah


Unique Skills:

Required: -Advanced knowledge of Fluid Mechanics. -Demonstrated technical leadership in Aerodynamics. -Deep knowledge of empirical and Computational Fluid Dynamics analyses techniques. -Experience in the generation and pre-/post-processing of CAD geometric models using CATIA V5 or Rhinoceros. -Strong understanding of FAA/EASA transport category aircraft certification regulations in general (Part 25). -Experience generating spatial meshes for CFD solutions around complex geometries and flow domains. -Analysis of fluid flows using high-fidelity Navier-Stokes CFD solvers, such as: USM3D, FUN3D, NSU3D, and STAR-CCM+ highly desired. -Application of techniques for post-processing and visualization of complex fluid flow solutions using scientific visualization packages such as Tecplot. -Proficient in one or more programming languages to generate tools and scripts in support to the work. Options include (but not limited to): Python, Matlab, bash, or FORTRAN, C/C++, and Java. -UNIX/Linux experience required. -Good communication skills, including preparation and presentation of briefings on technical results for different levels within the organization and interaction with internal clients and suppliers. Preferred: -Industry experience in Applied Aerodynamics supporting airplane production, performing analyses and experiments to resolve aerodynamic issues. -Airframe aerodynamic design and optimization methods required. -Experience with developing and/or running optimization codes coupled with CFD. -Experience supporting wind tunnel testing, flight testing, including data reduction/analysis desired.


Education and Experience Requirements:

 

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 13 yrs specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Works on engineering projects containing critical problems, the solution of which requires major technological advances and extensive related development

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Responsible for an entire engineering project of major complexity within established scope .
  2. Makes technical decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on extensive engineering activities .
  3. Applies advanced technical principles, theories and concepts based on broad expertise or unique specialized knowledge .
  4. Leads the development of innovative principles and ideas .
  5. Acts independently to determine improved methods and/or procedures to optimize technical product, cost and schedule requirements .
  6. Works under consultative direction; uses independent judgment to accomplish objectives .
  7. Develops standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  8. Conceives and plans investigation of broad areas of importance for which engineering precedents are lacking in areas critical to the program .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Advanced degree in engineering or related curriculum preferred.
  2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 169625

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 01/31/2022 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

 

 

Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.

 

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