Flight Dynamics Engineer - TS III

Date: Jun 29, 2024

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Flight Dynamics Engineer - TS III 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 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: 216765

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 08/02/2024 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream will consider employment visa sponsorship, if applicable.



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