Aerospace Engineer

Hampton, VA | Full-time

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Aerospace Engineer
Location: Hampton, VA
Salary: Commensurate With Experience + Benefits
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Paid Holidays + PTO
Job Type: Full Time
U.S. Citizenship is required for this role

Aerospace Engineer Description

Our client, a research & development company, is looking for an Aerospace Engineer to add to their team. This is an incredible opportunity with high visibility, high impact and room for growth. Working with small and flexible engineering and software development teams, you’ll develop flight-related algorithms and mathematical models of aircraft flight dynamics and various aircraft systems. To thrive in this role, you must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and flight dynamics experience.

Aerospace Engineer Responsibilities

• Develop aerodynamics models using a variety of source data, including wind tunnel test data, CFD data and data generated using computational methods
• Develop, test and debug aerospace system algorithms in relevant modeling and simulation settings
• Document project milestones, systems description and analysis results
• Provide technical information for marketing and management reviews
• Support proposal formulation, preparations and reviews
• Support flight testing and flight data analysis
• Develop control/autonomy algorithms and implement them for runtime
• Develop or update aircraft simulation flight models and components
• Develop, document, test and debug flight simulation software
• Develop test plans and support flight test activities for the purpose of collecting data sets for use in flight model development and validation
• Plan and coordinate flight simulation software development activities
• Assist in the development of new simulation technologies, methods and algorithms
• Interact with customers, the engineering team, software developers and project management staff
• Lead technical projects and direct the work of team members
• Ensure that assigned projects are executed within cost and schedule commitments

Aerospace Engineer Qualifications

• BS in aeronautical/aerospace engineering required
• Knowledge of flight dynamics required
• Strong math skills required
• Familiarity with MATLAB/Simulink required
• Familiarity with computer programming required
• Experience with flight dynamics modeling preferred
• Experience with developing simulations preferred
• U.S. Citizenship, along with the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance, is required