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Aero Mechanical Engineer

Company: Maglev Aero Inc.
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description
We are a stealth mode startup in the greater Boston area developing eVTOL passenger vehicles with a novel Propulsion/Guidance Platform for deployment in the burgeoning Urban Air Mobility Space.
Job Description
We are looking for someone to perform work with a specialization in aerospace or mechanical engineering to perform tasks in design, manufacturing and testing.
Responsibilities will include:

  • Design of aerospace vehicles, flight critical systems and structures, fabrication of composites structures and tooling, utilization of rapid prototyping methods
  • Perform a variety of simulations such as CFD, Stress, Thermodynamics,structural dynamics
  • Support research efforts in conceptual-level aerodynamic design, analysis, and optimization, including multi-disciplinary and multi-fidelity design, using scripting platforms like Matlab/Simulink and Python
  • Investigate evolving technologies, materials and manufacturing processes in support of ongoing and future programs and conceive novel aircraft systems and configurations leveraging developments in these areas
  • Support requirements definition, conceptual/preliminary layout, and detailed analysis for air vehicle systems
  • Design, build, and test prototype systems and structures
  • Manage the design of hardware, the acquisition of required materials, vendor relations, and the instruction of assembly and testing
  • Anticipate needs, identify problems, think creatively, and rapidly produce reliable and cost-effective solutions Qualifications
    • Bachelor's or Master's in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related degree with 2+ years of applicable experience
    • Ability to perform trade studies from "first principles" and basic engineering fundamentals to drive a design from inception forward
    • Demonstrated ability to rapidly prototype and vet design concepts
    • Candidate must be hands-on and motivated
    • Strong knowledge of manufacturing and prototyping techniques
    • Proficient in using programming environments, and spreadsheets to develop projects and sub-systems from concept to reality
    • Proficiency in CAD (SolidWorks, Inventor, CATIA, NX, etc.) is required
    • Knowledge of and experience in CFD, Stress, Thermodynamics, structural dynamics
    • Experience with OpenVSP will be preferred
    • Excellent writing and presentation skills
    • Ability to think creatively and independently about how to turn vague inputs into executable objectives Preferred experience with:
      • Multidisciplinary optimization and vehicle sizing
      • Using first principles aerodynamics for design-based analysis
      • Standard CAD packages (e.g. SolidWorks or CATIA)
      • A range of aerodynamic, structural, vibratory and propulsive analysis tools, at several levels of fidelity
      • Validation of analysis results against other sources, such as flight test Physical Requirements
      • CFD, Stress, Thermodynamics, aeroelastics, structural dynamics
        Additional Information
        Our innovative startup seeks driven, high performance, high energy independent achievers who can work on a multidisciplinary team to build a groundbreaking electric VTOL platform that will be the foundation for a range of high performance ultra quiet Vertical Flight Systems.

Keywords: Maglev Aero Inc., Boston , Aero Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Boston, Massachusetts

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