Senior Aerodynamics Engineer

Location - Remote

Commitment - Part time/milestone based

Responsibilities

Qualifications

  • Provide guidance and support to Designers to optimize aerodynamic performance

  • Generate, develop, and validate novel airflow management features and systems

  • Work with engineering, suppliers, and program management to execute efficient aerodynamic designs

  • Identify and develop creative solutions to resolve engineering/styling/aerodynamic conflicts

  • Innovate, develop and improve processes

  • Prepare Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations to model how geometry will perform

  • Interpret results, propose recommendations for improvement and how changes will make an impact

  • Design parts, prepare for, and conduct, model scale and virtual wind tunnel tests, and provide feedback

  • Document and present findings to cross-functional teams and management

  • Support vehicle milestones including prototype, pre-production, and production build events

  • Mentor and lead associate engineers towards successful completion of departmental and company goals

Required

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Aerodynamics, Aerospace engineering or related field

  • 3+ years of experience designing and analyzing mechanical systems via professional work experience, project/research-based student experience, or a combination of both 

Preferred

  • Expert understanding of fluid dynamics

  • Excellent knowledge of CFD

  • Familiarity with geometry creation, simplification and data management within CAD software, preferably CATIA or Autodesk Fusion 360

  • Experience with wind tunnel testing, either at reduced or full scale

  • Field testing experience, including instrumentation, data acquisition and processing

  • Relationship building skills, maturity, high degree of self-confidence

  • Demonstrated skill of shifting approach in response to the demands of a changing situation

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, navigate uncertain situations, and drive for clarity

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to be flexible and work quickly & efficiently

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