Flight Dynamics Engineer - TS I

Date: Jul 8, 2024

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Flight Dynamics Engineer - TS I in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

A Flight Dynamics Engineer will:

  • Develop requirements to ensure that the airplane is maneuverable, has good handling qualities, and is controllable both for normal operations and in the presence of failures.
  • Plan for, participate in, and reduce data from wind tunnel test campaigns
  • Create and document high fidelity aerodynamic simulation models
  • Conduct a wide variety of static and time history based analyses to ensure that design requirements are being met.
  • Conduct, analyze, and document the results of laboratory simulation evaluations
  • Plan, support, and reduce data from aircraft flight testing
  • Update and validate simulation models based on flight data
  • Conduct Functional Hazard Assessment certification testing



The Preferred candidate will have:

  • An understanding of aircraft stability and control derivatives
  • Experience with 14 CFR Part 23 or Part 25 certification
  • Flight test experience
  • Experience with one or more of the following skills:  Time based simulation, curve fitting, numerical methods, frequency domain analysis, signal filtering, system identification, control system analysis, HQ analysis, PIO analysis.



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: 216951

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 07/31/2024 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream will consider employment visa sponsorship, if applicable.



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