7 months ago
What the Aircraft Performance team does:
-Responsible for all aspects of aircraft performance for the current fleet and new product development.
-Assist in creating and delivering a world class aviation experience.
As an Aircraft Performance Engineer (Technical Specialist I), here's what you will do:
-Analyze airplane performance in specific phases of flight including takeoff, climb, descent, approach and landing, as well as overall mission analysis using computer based tools
-Prepare performance data for airplane flight manuals, operations manuals, and avionics software.
-Analyze flight test data in support of airplane performance database development.
-Support coordination with aviation authorities (FAA, EASA, others) regarding compliance with performance regulations.
-Respond to inquiries from customers/operators relating to published performance data.
-Support new product development programs and fleet sustaining issues.
-Prepare performance data for new models, and derivatives of current models.
-Maintain current legacy computer analysis programs, and support development of modified and new software tools and methods.
What you will bring to the team:
-Thorough understanding of fixed wing aerodynamics, propulsion, and performance.
-Solid understanding of airplane flight characteristics, first-principles analyses, and performance methods.
-Experience with transport category airplane certification projects (Part 25).
-Potential candidate for FAA Flight Analyst DER/AR desirable.
-Fortran and MATLAB experience highly desired.
-UNIX/Linux experience a plus.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelors degree in engineering, a related curriculum, or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. See Other Requirements in Job Description. 5 yrs in specific technical discipline or 10 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters, 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.
Assists with the planning, coordination, performance of design, analysis and liaison engineering supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. Contributes to planning, developing and coordinating of important engineering projects 2. Provides specialized technical assistance to team members 3. Uses advanced techniques and modified extension of theories to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems 4. Determines and develops own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives 5. Works under limited supervision; work should only be required to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives 6. Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area
Additional Functions: 1. Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements 2. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product 3. Performs other duties as assigned
Other Requirements: 1. Advanced degree in engineering related field preferred 2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline
Languages Required (in addition to English): None
Requisition Number: 77302
Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%
Employment Type: Full-time