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Applied Aerodynamics Engineer

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Applied Aerodynamics Engineer 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 in engineering or technical related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 10 yrs in 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:

Guides successful completion of major engineering programs, or conceives research in areas of considerable scope and complexity supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Selects appropriate methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to resolve complex engineering issues .
  2. Is consulted extensively by associates and others as a recognized authority within the field .
  3. Anticipates and resolves complex issues in creative and effective ways, developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  4. Approach to problem solving balances technical product, cost and schedule .
  5. Works without appreciable direction; work is reviewed from a long-range perspective for desired results .
  6. Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments, and makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative .

Additional Functions:
  1. 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, 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: 174683

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 07/31/2022 


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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