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Applied Aerodynamics Engineer - TS I

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Applied Aerodynamics Engineer - TS I in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:


-Thorough 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.

-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.


-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.

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

Education and Experience Requirements:


Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 5 ys in specific technical discipline or 10 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters, 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Assists with the planning, coordination, performance of design, analysis and liaison engineering supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Contributes to planning, developing and coordinating of important engineering projects .
  2. Provides specialized technical assistance to team members .
  3. Uses advanced techniques and modified extension of theories to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems .
  4. Determines and develops own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives .
  5. Works under limited supervision; work should only be required. to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives .
  6. Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area .

Additional Functions:
  1. Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements .
  2. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product .

Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 180147

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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