Aerodynamics and Performance Engineer

South Burlington, VT


BETA Technologies is seeking a driven aerospace engineer with aerodynamic and performance modeling experience to help design the future of electric aviation. You will support vehicle design and analysis through all phases of the program, including conceptual sizing, high fidelity modeling, and flight test validation. As an integral member of of BETA's growing team, you will be highly motivated to work with dynamic, cross-functional groups to ensure the success of the aircraft through certification.


  • Support component and vehicle-level aerodynamic design, optimization, and analysis through medium and high fidelity tools
  • Develop and improve aerodynamic databases and drive integration with 6 degree-of-freedom simulation models
  • Conduct mission performance analyses to support subsystem requirement and test development
  • Generate test cards and evaluate flight data to advance vehicle modeling accuracy
  • Requirements:

  • 2-5 years experience with aircraft aerodynamic and performance analysis, including aerodynamic database generation and integration with 6DOF simulation environments
  • Skilled with post-processing analytical and empirical data to drive concise guidance for modeling and design changes
  • Proficiency in scripting using tools such as Python and MATLAB.
  • Demonstrated efficiency using aerodynamic analysis tools with varying levels of fidelity. Experience with any of the following tools will prepare for success: XFOIL, AVL, XROTOR, DUST, CHARM, Pointwise, ANSYS Fluent and/or CFX
  • Conceptual understanding of fixed wing and rotorcraft systems to help drive holistic understanding of aircraft design considerations
  • Strong ability to work both as a part of a team and as an individual
  • Comfortable with a dynamic work environment and a passion to perform under pressure
  • Desire to change the world of aviation forever
  • Video Interview:

    Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ( We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

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