Aerodynamics Engineer

Aerodynamics Engineer

Job Title: Aerodynamics Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896331_1578320152
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 06, 2020 14:15

Job Description

Are you looking to join a world-leading organisation in the defence sector that will challenge and develop your technical capabilities, and offer you the chance to work in developing, cutting-edge technologies? Our client is a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

We currently have an opportunity for an Aerodynamics Engineer, available in Bristol.

Working as part of the aerodynamics team you will be involved in the aerodynamic design, characterisation, and assessment of missile airframes. This will involve the use of semi-empirical, CFD and wind tunnel testing methods for aerodynamic simulation as well as a suite of performance analysis tools. These activities will cover free-flight and propulsion system installation aspects as well as the challenges posed by integrating missiles onto air, land and / or sea platforms.

The team you'll be joining have a broad range of niche and multi-disciplinary skills and are involved in a wide range of activities, providing opportunities for working on and influencing all of the company portfolio from the initial research and concept phase, through maturation and development, and into in-service support.

Qualifications / Experience

A doctorate, or high level honours degree (or equivalent) in an aerodynamic discipline or related subjects coupled with solid relevant working experience
Extensive experience of semi-empirical, CFD, and wind tunnel test techniques, ideally focussed on high-speed aerodynamics
A desire to get involved in innovative research and proven record of delivering results to time, cost and quality.

Job Title:Aerodynamics Engineer
Salary:£40,000p-£45,000pa Negotiable
Location:Bristol, South West
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:896331


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.