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Aircraft Performance Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Centennial, CO, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree in engineering with 10 or more years of experience in aerospace or an equivalent combination of technical education and aerospace experience
  • A strong understanding of fixed wing subsonic and supersonic aerodynamics, propulsion, and performance
  • A thorough understanding of aircraft flight characteristics, first-principles analysis, and performance methods
  • Experience with transport category aircraft certification programs (Part 25)
  • Strong computer programming skills in MATLAB
  • Strong skills in communication and collaboration
  • Advanced Engineering Degree
  • Experience in supersonic aircraft
  • Experience using C++
  • Experience using version control software such as GitHub
  • Potential candidate for FAA Flight Analyst DER
  • Developing and using physics-based computer tools to analyze aircraft performance for phases of flight including takeoff, climb, supersonic and subsonic cruise, descent, approach, landing, and overall mission performance
  • Analyzing flight test and wind tunnel data to support the development of the aircraft performance database
  • Supporting the development, review, and approval of performance data for airplane flight manuals, operations manuals, and certification compliance reports
  • Coordinating with aviation authorities (FAA, EASA, etc.) regarding compliance with aircraft performance regulations
  • Assisting in the development and review of certification plans and compliance checklists
  • Responding to data requests and questions from potential customers and operators regarding published performance data as well as supporting marketing efforts to provide customized aircraft performance requests
  • Maintaining and improving current legacy performance analysis tools as well as developing and documenting both new and modified methods
Boom Supersonic

51-200 employees

Commercial supersonic airplane manufacturer
Company Overview
Boom Supersonic’s mission is to make the world dramatically more accessible. The company is developing supersonic aircrafts to enable cities that are rarely visited to become major travel destinations, let people attend meetings in far-off places and return for evenings with their loved ones, have global leaders solve crises in person, and let children grow up in a world where nothing is foreign.
Company Core Values
  • Speed
  • Safety
  • Sustainability