Acoustics Engineer at Boom Supersonic

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About Boom Supersonic
Boom Supersonic is the Denver-based startup building Mach-2.2 passenger airliners. Think Concorde but 75% more affordable to fly. Imagine a day trip from New York to London—3h15 each way. Fly to London for a business meeting and be home in time to tuck your children into bed. Boom's first prototype will rollout by summer of 2020.
Boom’s outstanding team comes from places like Amazon, SpaceX, Scaled Composites, and Virgin Galactic. Team members have collectively contributed to 40+ new air and space vehicles, including the Falcon 9, Virgin SpaceShipTwo, and the Joint Strike Fighter.
The company is backed by venture capital firms including Emerson Collective, Y Combinator, Caffeinated Capital, and SV Angel as well as individuals including Sam Altman, Paul Graham, Ron Conway, Michael Marks, and Greg McAdoo.
At Boom, you’ll have world-class colleagues and a flexible work environment. We don’t punch a clock, offer unmetered vacation time, and value our employees’ comprehensive well-being.
Are you passionate about building the future of transportation? Help us make aviation history.
Role Overview:
Boom Supersonic is seeking an acoustic engineer with an extensive background in the prediction and validation of landing and take-off (LTO) noise levels for commercial aircraft. Working closely with aerodynamic and structural analysts, the acoustics engineer will provide preliminary and detailed acoustic analysis of Boom’s commercial supersonic airliner to establish projected lateral, flyover, and approach noise levels, and the associated community noise footprint. This individual will participate in the ICAO CAEP Working Group 1 meetings to ensure future regulations are informed by accurate and relevant technical data
Key Activities Include:
-Operate simulation tools, and/or advise others in the operation of those tools, that produce acoustics data.
-Perform acoustic analyses (source data coming from either simulation or experiment) on aircraft systems and components, including building analysis tools and scripts.
-Develop testing plans for technology development and verification of a design.
-Implement sub-and full-scale testing plans and perform data reduction to verify analytical performance predictions.
-Perform trade studies on both configurational and operational changes to reduce noise levels.
-Present detailed data and design recommendations based on findings.
-Prediction of near-field acoustic energy levels in support of structural design and analysis.
-Travel may be required, up to 10%.
Must Have:
-Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering with 5 years of applicable experience.
-Experience with computational acoustic analysis techniques, with a strong preference for experience with ANOPP (or ANOPP2)
-Experience with computational fluid dynamics (CFD), computational aeroacoustics (CAA), and acoustic ray tracing methods.
-Experience with generating and assessing airport noise contours, preferably with experience using the FAA’s Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT).
-Experience with modeling sonic boom propagation and loudness assessment
-Experience with aeroacoustics (e.g., airframe noise, acoustics) with emphasis on supersonic flight and the relationships to aerodynamic acoustic analogies.
-Experience in validation of analysis results against other sources, such as test data, previously published literature, and theoretical source models.
-Acoustic measurement skills, are fluent in data analysis methodology, and have experience making measurements in anechoic/hemi-anechoic chambers/tunnels.
-Experience with testing standards, instrumentation, signal conditioning, verifying boundary & environmental conditions
-Understanding of acoustic treatment packages.
Preferred:
-PhD in Aerospace Engineering.
-Experience in the prediction of sonic boom signatures via CFD and reduced-order methods.
-Prior experience in the certification process for aircraft noise. Current DER status is highly desired.
-Present or prior involvement in ICAO CAEP Working Group 1 (Aircraft Noise).
-Knowledge of current state-of-the-art acoustic technologies and technologies under development

To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here (https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_public_portal_itar_landing)
Boom is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
Want to build a faster future? Come join Boom.

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Location

12876 E Adams Aircraft Cir, Englewood, CO 80112

An Insider's view of Boom Supersonic

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The high quality team at Boom is what really sets the vibe for the office. I’ve never worked with so many smart, talented, and passionate people. The best part though, is the incredibly collaborative approach that the entire team takes to solving problems and building a product. There is no “stay out of my sandbox” mentality.

Erin

Lead Engineer, Flight Controls

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

New technical challenges arise daily with solutions fueled by motivated engineers. Talented and energetic employees are the norm, many of them early in their careers, all of whom are eager to learn, willing to think differently, get their hands dirty, and work together to send supersonic aircraft screaming through the sky.

Bill

Principal Stress Analyst

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Prior to starting at Boom, I worked at a global OEM. What I love most about this company is its focus on cross-collaboration, and how all the departments work together as a true, interdisciplinary team. Learning new things each day from innovative, inspiring coworkers has helped transform me into a better, more diverse engineer.

Teagan

Materials & Process Engineer

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe around the facility is a night and day experience compared to the aviation site I used to work at. Everyone from the CEO on down is hyper approachable seemingly every day. Here at Boom, we believe in hard work. We also believe in the concept of having a life outside of the good work we do here.

Nick

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What are Boom Supersonic Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Volunteers of America
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Boom's fitness initiatives include In-office yoga and running club.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Wednesday. Employees get free lunch on Monday and free dinner Monday-Thursday.
Game Room
Employees at Boom enjoy participating in Ping Pong and Basketball tournaments. We also have foosball, cornhole, and a variety of table games to enjoy.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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