Beyond Aero

Lead Propulsion Aerodynamics Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
September 11, 2023

✈   About us: We believe that aviation will be electric and we need to make this transition happen as soon as possible. Beyond Aero is making long range electric aircraft possible using hydrogen-electric propulsion. Our first aircraft is a zero emission private aircraft, designed for hydrogen propulsion.

In order to strengthen our Engineering team we are looking for a Lead Propulsion Aerodynamics Engineer (m/f/d)


✈   Subject: As the Lead Propulsion Aerodynamics Engineer at Beyond Aero, you will play a crucial role in the development of our aircraft's propulsion system.

Your role will consist in:

  • Conducting aerodynamic analysis and optimization of the aircraft's propulsion system to maximize efficiency and performance.
  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to integrate propulsion components seamlessly into the aircraft's design.
  • Leading and managing a team of aerodynamic engineers to ensure project milestones are met and technical excellence is achieved.
  • Designing and conducting wind tunnel tests, numerical simulations, and other aerodynamic experiments to validate and refine propulsion system designs.
  • Developing and implementing advanced aerodynamic models and methodologies to enhance the overall performance of the aircraft.
  • Providing technical guidance and expertise in propulsion aerodynamics to support other engineering teams and ensure successful integration of the propulsion system.

Job Requirements

✈   About you

Desired skills and qualifications

  • Extensive experience in propulsion aerodynamics, including a deep understanding of airfoil and wing design, thrust optimization, and performance analysis.
  • Proficiency in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and other aerodynamic simulation tools.
  • Strong background in wind tunnel testing and data analysis.
  • Solid leadership skills with the ability to guide and mentor a team of aerodynamics engineers effectively.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills to address complex aerodynamic challenges.
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and present technical findings and recommendations effectively.
  • A bachelor's degree or higher in Aerospace Engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience in the field of propulsion aerodynamics, ideally in the aviation or aerospace industry.
  • Knowledge of electric or hybrid-electric propulsion systems is a plus.
  • Self-motivated and passionate about pushing the boundaries of aviation technology.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on delivering high-quality results.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills to work effectively within a multidisciplinary engineering environment.
  • Ability to work in virtual teams.
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English.

✈️  Your location

You will be working at Beyond Aero office in Toulouse, France. Partial remote working is possible.

✈   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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