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Flight Physics Division Manager

Company: Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
Location: Manassas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to the VP of Aurora Engineering, the Flight Physics Division Manager will lead the engineering teams responsible for conceptual design, aerodynamic analysis, loads and dynamics analysis, and mass properties engineering. The position is a combination of technical leadership and resource management. This position is responsible for ensuring the highest level of technical and staff capability, consistency, quality and efficiency related to development, testing, modification, and creation of solutions to technical complexities within the associated design space. Additionally, the Flight Physics Division Manager is responsible for the organizational performance of the team and maturing the team's technical capabilities: skills, methods, processes, and tools.

  • Must be a US Person (US Citizen or US Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder).
  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline is required; advanced degrees are highly desired.
  • Must have broad level of knowledge of the Flight Physics domains, and depth in at least one of those areas.
  • System configuration development through Preliminary Design.
  • Aerodynamic design and analysis of aircraft to meet performance goals.
  • Load case definition and development to support vehicle design
  • Mass Properties methodologies for preliminary sizing and ongoing tracking of weights through product design.
  • 12 plus years of demonstrated experience managing engineering professionals and functions.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and mentoring engineering lead and manager level staff.
  • Effective English communication skills, both oral and written. Physical Requirements
    • Occasionally required to work non-business hours to support experiments and travel to customer sites Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft. During the last three decades, Aurora has designed, rapid-prototyped, and flown an average of one new vehicle a year for both government and commercial customers. Now, as an independent subsidiary of Boeing, Aurora's innovation is combined with Boeing's size and strength, creating an unprecedented opportunity to shape the future of aerospace systems. Equal Opportunity Employer Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, -age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Government Contractor As a U.S. government contractor, Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing company, is subject to President Biden's September 9th executive order requiring COVID-19 vaccines for federal contractors. Based on the executive order Aurora is implementing a new requirement for U.S.- based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a documented disability or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement by December 8, 2021. Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to disability or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with an approved accommodation will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

Keywords: Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, Alexandria , Flight Physics Division Manager, Executive , Manassas, Virginia

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