Beyond Aero

Lead Aerodynamics Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
February 25, 2022

✈   About us: We believe that aviation will only be electric in the next decades, and that we need to make this transition happen as soon as possible. Beyond Aero is a startup of 10 passionate people currently building a two-seater hydrogen powered flying aircraft demonstrator. Meanwhile, we are designing a business aircraft able to reach 1000 miles.

We are looking for the next 10 people who want to shape the future of aviation with us. One of them will be acting as Subject Matter Expert for aerodynamics at Beyond Aero. You will work closely with the product department, the engineering team, partners, suppliers and regulations to co-develop the aircraft together.


✈   Subject: Become the Subject Matter Expert for aerodynamics at Beyond Aero

  • Subject Matter Expert for the Aerodynamics group; ownership of computational tools and processes, in charge of the aerodynamic study and to participate in the definition of the first Beyond Aero aircraft.
  • Work in close collaboration with engineering and design teams
  • Maintenance of aircraft Aerodynamic model accordance with project and regulatory requirements
  • Conduct Aerodynamic design of propulsion systems, fuselage, wings and systems;
  • Support ground and flight tests specifications, execution, and analysis
  • Perform post-test calibration of theoretical models.
  • Balance outsourcing and development of independent in-house capabilities
  • Mentor Aerodynamics engineers
  • Prepare certification documentation

Job Requirements

✈    About you:

  • Master’s Degree (or higher) in Aerospace, Maths, Aerodynamics or any other directly relevant engineering field required
  • At least 5+ years experience in Aircraft Aerodynamics with significant time in a lead role.
  • 5+ years experience in aerospace industry level CFD
  • 3+ years experience using StarCCM+
  • Previous participation in wind tunnel testing
  • Previous participation in flight test campaigns
  • Analytical skills, proficiency in Matlab/Simulink
  • Experience writing official engineering documentation
  • Strong problem-solving skills, the ability to be resourceful, and the ability to exercise creative thinking
  • Leadership and excellent communication skills, team spirit, empathy and experience leading and empowering teams of engineers
  • Excellent understanding of general design principles and technical correlations
  • Curious, autonomous, ambitious and willing to break codes / An attraction for entrepreneurship

✈   Apply: Send an email to with your resume, projects/portfolio and lines of motivation with the job title as the email subject.

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