Full-Time

Lead Aerodynamics & Performance Engineer

Posted on 5/10/2024

Supernal

Supernal

501-1,000 employees

Develops eVTOL vehicles for advanced air mobility

Hardware

Senior

Irvine, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field required; Master’s or PhD preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience performing aerodynamics and performance analysis
  • Experience with innovative, physics-based aerodynamics analysis and design methods
  • Experience with rotorcraft or fixed-wing performance analysis techniques
  • Proficient understanding of aerodynamics engineering fundamentals
  • Capability to assess the aerodynamics and performance of vertical lift aircraft
  • Demonstrable project planning and leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
Responsibilities
  • Lead and conduct the aerodynamic design, analysis, and testing of rotorcraft
  • Lead and conduct rotor and mission performance calculations
  • Evaluate component test and vehicle test data
  • Lead and conduct mission and point performance analyses
  • Collaborate with the broader engineering team for multi-disciplinary trade studies
  • Lead and conduct the development and execution of test procedures
  • Maintain safety of test crews and articles by monitoring aerodynamics
  • Lead and conduct model updates based on flight test data
  • Lead and conduct requirement verification activities
  • Lead and conduct the development of engineering tools
  • Provide technical mentorship to junior engineers
  • Partner with PMO organization for build plan execution
  • Requires up to 25% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

Supernal specializes in developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and a scalable, electrified, clean-energy ecosystem for Advanced Air Mobility, leveraging Hyundai Motor Group's automotive manufacturing expertise. The main technologies involved include eVTOL vehicle design and development, as well as ecosystem integration for Advanced Air Mobility.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Washington, District of Columbia

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

16%

1 year growth

86%

2 year growth

263%