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Remote united states / wisk – flight physics / full-time
At wisk, we`re transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all-electric, autonomous flightWe are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved beforeBy delivering everyday flight for everyone, we`re making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being thereIf you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!
Wisk is seeking a new member for our team to serve as an aerodynamics engineerThe aerodynamics engineer will take a proactive role in the design, analysis, and flight test of current and future wisk evtol platformsIn this role you will predict aerodynamic environments with modern cfd codes, design and optimize the surfaces to improve their aerodynamic performance, run in-house aircraft performance tools, and develop scripts to pre- and post-process aerodynamic dataAdditionally, you will effectively collaborate with other disciplines such as gnc, flight test, loads and structuresIf you are proactive, self-directed, hands-on, and thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced start-up environment, please apply!
Within 3 months you will
Get up to speed on the variety of tools and processes the aerodynamics team uses to generate aerodynamic environments, loads, and performance predictions
Start contributing to multi-disciplinary trade studies that will define the shape of the aircraft oml to improve vehicle performance
Within 6 months you will
Perform and implement aerodynamic database updates using data from a variety of different sources - including multi-fidelity cfd, experiment, flight test and reduced order models.
Run in-house tools to update performance predictions
Take ownership of the design of significant components of the aircraft oml - including wing, empennage, and fuselageThis requires the applicant to work well in a large group with a diversity of backgrounds, to ensure that a robust multi-disciplinary approach to the design process is employed that addresses goals from a variety of stakeholders.
B.sIn aerospace engineering, or another relevant discipline
5+ years of aerodynamics experience working on complex aerospace systems
Strong knowledge of aircraft aerodynamics and fundamentals
Experience running cfd tools and developing aerodynamic databases
Experience with using cfd tools to support a multi-disciplinary design and optimization process, such as working with other departments on design trade studies.
Experience with scripting languages (python and matlab) and automation
M.sIn mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or another relevant discipline
10+ years of aerodynamics experience working on complex aerospace systems
Faa certification program experience, part 23 or part 27 experience preferred
Experience or coursework in rotorcraft aerodynamics
Experience with aircraft and/or rotorcraft control actuation systems
Experience analyzing flight test data and parameter identification using sidpac or similar tools
Experience with wind tunnel, simulation and/or flight tests for aircraft performance and handling qualities.
We are located in mountain view just a couple of hundred feet from shoreline lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trailsWe offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistanceAnd on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as flight lessons, wellness subsidies, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, ip bonus program, happy hours and many more.
In order to protect the health and safety of all wisk employees in the workplace, we are requiring that all employees receive an fda-authorized vaccination against covid-19 prior to physically returning to wisk’s u.sOfficesExceptions/accommodations are considered for employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from being vaccinated against covid-19.
Wisk aero provides equal employment opportunities (eeo) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or geneticsIn addition to federal law requirements, wisk aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilitiesThis policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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