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Applied Aerodynamics Engineer II

Date: Jan 13, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Upcoming graduates will be considered. Degree must be conferred prior to beginning employment.


Applied Aerodynamics Engineer II in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:


-Strong knowledge of Fluid Mechanics.

-Experience with Computational Fluid Dynamics analyses techniques, structured and unstructured grid techniques

-Experience in the generation and pre-/post-processing of CAD geometric models using CATIA V5 or Rhinoceros.

-Experience generating spatial meshes for CFD solutions around complex geometries and flow domains. Options include (but not limited to): VGRID, GridTool, and Pointwise.

-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.


-Analysis of fluid flows using high-fidelity Navier-Stokes CFD solvers, such as: USM3D, FUN3D, NSU3D, and STAR-CCM+ highly desired.

-Industry experience in Applied Aerodynamics supporting airplane production, performing analyses and experiments to resolve aerodynamic issues.

-Experience supporting wind tunnel testing, flight testing, including data reduction/analysis desired.

-Understanding of FAA/EASA transport category aircraft certification regulations in general (Part 25).

Education and Experience Requirements:


Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Engineering or a related curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job. 18 months related Engineering experience. Experience credit will be considered for related advance degrees limited to 2 years for Master's and 4 years for PhD in field applicable to the job position.

Position Purpose:

Performs engineering work related to the investigation and the solution of technical problems associated with research, design, development, service and manufacture of Gulfstream aircraft.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Solves typical engineering problems within assigned discipline .
  2. Provides technical assistance to engineering staff and contributes to completion of project milestones .
  3. Responsible for a complex engineering assignment, or a full project of lesser complexity .
  4. Follows established schedules while developing plans for engineering assignments .
  5. Obtains appropriate level of supervisor approvals for work accuracy and adequacy .
  6. Proficiently applies company/organization policies and procedures .

Additional Functions:
  1. Actively works to improve daily processes, and ensures all work meets customer requirements .
  2. Maintains a current and up-to-date knowledge of developments and application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in assigned field of expertise .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. The level of technical skills and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.
  2. Applies knowledge to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity, using a combination of judgment with defined practices and procedures.
  3. Failure to achieve results, or erroneous decisions or recommendations, may cause delays in program schedules and/or allocation of additional resources.
  4. Ability to convey technical concepts in both written and verbal formats.
  5. Contacts are primarily within the organization, with occasional customer contacts on routine issues.
  6. Works under general supervision for routine tasks of minor complexity.
  7. With supervision/mentorship, can coordinate the activities for lower level engineering staff.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 180146

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 02/28/2023 


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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