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Sr. CFD Engineer

Apply Now Job ID 4971927003 Date posted 02/14/2022

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Sr. CFD Engineer will provide Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis to support various components of Flight Technology, including air vehicle design, component testing and flight testing. This role will interface regularly with the broader Flight Technology team, and will be responsible for analysis, data management, standard methodologies, supporting design due diligence and serve as a source of technical guidance to the larger CFD team.

What you can do:

  • Plan and complete CFD analysis to support design and testing of air vehicles at varying stages of development
  • Provide technical guidance to other CFD Engineers and the broader team
  • Build aerodynamic databases to support engineering flight simulation
  • Perform computational analysis of interactional aerodynamics at the component and vehicle levels
  • Establish sound Design of the Experiment guidelines and repeatable, automated processes to optimize computational throughput
  • Explore and create analysis techniques for evolving technologies, establishing sound engineering approaches to applying CFD for development of unconventional designs
  • Work with the broader engineering team to conduct multi-disciplinary trade studies to guide through design decisions

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant engineering field
  • 10+ years of experience in the aerospace industry (an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered for this role)
  • Demonstrated history of successful contributions in progressively more senior roles
  • Experience with state-of-the-art computational fluid dynamics analysis techniques
  • A broad understanding of CFD engineering fundamentals
  • Extensive knowledge of how to use CFD to evaluate new and novel technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent listening and comprehension skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Familiarity with and understanding of vertical lift aircraft
  • Master’s Degree or Ph.D preferred

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: ta-support@supernal.aero

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws and certain software that can only be used and accessed by US Persons.  Accordingly, this position is limited to applicants that are US Persons, i.e., a US citizen, a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). 

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