Aerodynamics Stability & Control Engineer

| 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.
We are seeking an Aerodynamic Stability & Control Engineer to join the aero team, and support flight test. You will be responsible for predicting handling qualities and performance, comparing test results to predictions, and maintaining and improving aerodynamic models.

A typical day at work would be:

  • Developing tools to evaluate handling qualities and performance
  • Real time test support of simulator and in flight tests
  • Reduction of simulator or flight test data to verify handling qualities and performance
  • Evaluating aircraft changes to improve handling qualities
  • Presentation of test results and recommendations to the engineering and test organizations
  • Processing CFD results into a force and moment database

Requirements:

  • Excellent grasp of aerodynamics, and a first principles understanding of how aircraft features affect handling qualities.
  • Possess a relevant engineering Bachelor's Degree.
  • Have at least 3 years relevant experience in handling qualities and performance prediction.
  • Real time support of handling qualities flight tests
  • Be an effective communicator

Would be nice to have:

  • Reducing flight test and simulator data sets
  • Supporting experimental flight tests in real time
  • Planning flight tests to gather S&C data
  • Verification of handling qualities against Part 25 or MIL-STD-1797
  • Communicating complex technical results to a wide audience
  • Creating new scripts and figures using Matlab
  • Tool automation using Python
  • Post-processing CFD results into loads databases
  • Working hands on with aircraft

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

What are Boom Supersonic Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Volunteers of America
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
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
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
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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Time allotted for learning
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