Aerodynamics Performance Manager

| Greater Denver Area
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
We seek an experienced and skilled Aerodynamic Engineer to join a small, fast moving team developing a new supersonic commercial aircraft.
Role responsibilities include all aspects of aircraft performance calculations. As part of the Aerodynamics group, you will work with flight controls, structures, and CAD experts at Boom.


  • Perform takeoff, landing, and enroute performance analysis.
  • Develop a documentation process for performance data.
  • Develop, code, and test enhancements to aircraft sizing, mission analysis, and post-processing tools.
  • Develop a comprehensive toolset for generating climbout profile utilizing noise abatement techniques in support of community noise evaluations.
  • Provide aircraft performance support to Sales, Marketing, and Finance.
  • Assess proposed regulations and changes to aircraft certification that could impact aircraft performance and aircraft performance documents or databases.
  • Review organizational process and workflow regularly for continuous improvement.
  • Assist in resolution of questions pertaining to aircraft performance data, databases and documents.


  • A minimum of 12 years of technical experience with 3 years of management experience
  • Experience with the performance analysis of Part 25 aircraft
  • Experience managing an aerodynamics performance team.
  • Experience with the calculation of takeoff and landing performance of Part 25 aircraft including generation of inputs for community noise
  • A strong fundamental understanding of aerodynamics
  • Script generation (i.e. Matlab, linux-shell, Fortran/C++)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Eagerness to work with others
  • Passion for aircraft and for Boom's mission

It would be great if you had

  • Experience with supersonic aircraft sizing and mission analysis
  • Experience with the NASA FLOPS program
  • Python programming experience
  • FAR Part 23 or 25 certification experience

Degrees and Certifications

  • An undergraduate degree in Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering is required
  • A master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering is a plus
  • Pilot's license is a plus

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 (
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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12876 E Adams Aircraft Cir, Englewood, CO 80112

What are Boom Supersonic Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Volunteers of America
Open office floor plan
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
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
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
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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