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Aerodynamics Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Autodesk CFD
  • B.S. from an accredited university
  • Experience using Matlab and/or Python
  • 4+ years of CFD experience (research or industry) related to launch vehicle, aircraft, missile, spacecraft or similar vehicle systems
  • Experience with FUN3D, Cart3D, Ansys Fluent or similar
  • Demonstrated leadership of or within a small project team either in current role or during project based team in school
  • Critical thinking: ABL engineers understand the "why" behind all design decisions, operational events and test outcomes
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity: there is no roadmap and ABL engineers must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective
  • End-to-end ownership: projects are delivered fully complete and ready for flight; there is no one to pick up the slack of partially complete work
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use a computer to complete assignments
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment
  • Gather, define, and document requirements to support vehicle design
  • Develop, analyze and review data to validate and verify system meets specifications and design requirements
  • Perform and lead cross-disciplinary analysis to drive the designs of ABL space systems
  • Develop and support of system level CFD analysis tools used to predict the aerodynamics of our launch vehicles
  • Review flight data and anchor results to CFD models
  • Work with GNC and Structures teams to predict the flight aerodynamics
  • Inform any design changes or trajectory constraints related to aerodynamic considerations
  • Set up CFD infrastructure to support a growing analysis team
ABL Space Systems

201-500 employees

Rockets for small satellite launches
Company Overview
ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, they're building a launch system they are truly proud of – no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches.