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Sr. Aerodynamics Engineer

Mojave, CA

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RemX Engineering is seeking a senior level Aerodynamicist to join a fast-paced, innovative team working on the cutting edge of commercial spaceflight technology. To qualify for this position, the Sr. Aerodynamics Engineer should have a graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering and at least 8 years’ experience in the file including a strong background in aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics and thermal analysis. This is a direct hire, permanent position offering competitive salary and benefits, fun and team-oriented working environment, and the chance to work on some of the most exciting spacecraft projects out there!


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures regulatory and internal company requirements related to loads are met as support for entry into commercial service
  • Development of loads even simulation models and support validation of handling qualities, stability and control criteria for suborbital space missions
  • Review of test limitations, flight test plans and procedures, flight readiness reviews, mission control room support and post-flight analysis
  • Development of standardized analysis and reporting tools
  • Updates models from data collected during vehicle or component testing or from analytical tools
  • Develops and substantiates P&HQ criteria and requirements for prototype aircraft with unconventional configurations
  • Develops and maintains database of Performance and Handling Qualities (P&HQ) for use in analysis of aircraft and spacecraft during all flight phases
  • Works cross-functionally with other engineering groups to ensure the proper design application for Performance and Handling Qualities (P&HQ) requirement 

Job Requirements

  • Graduate Degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field with at least 8 years’ experience in aerodynamics development
  • Experience in the conduct of flight tests including familiarity with standard flight test practices and safety process
  • Experience with full aircraft analysis including transonic; supersonic and launch vehicle analysis preferred
  • CATIA V5 experience preferred
  • Experience in wind-tunnel and flight test aerodynamic model validation
  • Advanced level skills with Linux, Python, Simulink, MATLAB, Fortran, C, C++ and software development best practices
  • Experience with FUN3D, NSU3D, Pointwise, and/or similar RANS and gridding methods
  • In compliance with ITAR requirements, applicants must qualify as a US Person to be considered. (A US Person is defined as a person who is US Citizen, a lawful permanent resident, “Green Card Holder” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a “Protected Individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).)


Additional Information:

Location: Mojave, CA

Position Type: Direct Hire, Permanent

Salary Range: DOE

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