Full-Time

Aerodynamics & Performance Engineer

R2587

Updated on 5/17/2024

Shield AI

Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

AI pilot for autonomous drones and aircraft

AI & Machine Learning
Aerospace

Junior

Dallas, TX, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Python
MATLAB
Autodesk CFD
Data Analysis
SolidWorks
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited University
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree, or 0 years and a Master’s degree, or a PhD without experience, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience partnering with a multidisciplinary engineering team
  • Solid understanding of aerodynamic fundamentals, CFD techniques, wind tunnel testing, and flight testing
  • Experience with aerodynamic tools and techniques
  • Experience with commercial and government CFD software tools
  • Experience with Matlab or Python for data analysis
  • Familiarity with translating aerodynamic analyses into design solutions for flight vehicles
  • Familiarity with lofting/surfacing tools in Solidworks or equivalent CAD software
  • Passion for solving complex problems in a fast-moving environment
  • Strong communication skills and teamwork
  • Kindness towards others
Responsibilities
  • Design and develop new aircraft configurations
  • Analyze aerodynamic performance across different air vehicle designs
  • Generate structural loads for aerodynamic surfaces
  • Collaborate with internal teams and present findings
  • Develop and operate vehicle performance tools

Shield AI's development of Hivemind, an AI pilot for drones and aircraft, stands out for its ability to operate autonomously without GPS or communications, a technical milestone that enhances both military and commercial aviation capabilities. This focuses on critical reliability and strategic innovation in scenarios where traditional systems might fail. Working here not only involves engaging in cutting-edge technology that is reshaping aerospace but also contributing to significant defense and safety operations in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense and international allies.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$940.7M

Headquarters

San Diego, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

12%

1 year growth

22%

2 year growth

106%

Benefits

Medical Insurance Coverage

Long Term Disability Insurance

Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA

Employee Assistance Program

Subsidized Gym Membership

Pet Insurance

Competitive Compensation

Retirement Services

Life Insurance

Parental Leave

Bereavement Support

Flexible Work Hours

PTO

Paid Holidays

Commuter Benefits

Relaxed Dress Code

Yearly Swag Items

Unlimited Snacks

Bottomless Beverages

Annual Celebrations

Work From Home Benefits

Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors