Aerodynamics and Performance Engineering Specialist

Montreal, QC


BETA Technologies is an electric aerospace company developing vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and supporting charging infrastructure, with a focus on clean aviation technology.
BETA Technologies is looking for qualified, passionate, hardworking team players to join our team! We're looking for someone who is autonomous, can think outside the box, and has excellent collaborative and communication skills.
We are currently seeking an Aerodynamics and Performance Engineering Specialist
Key responsibilities:
·         support vehicle design and analysis through all phases of the program, including conceptual sizing, high fidelity modeling, and flight test validation.
·         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 requirements and test development
·         generate test cards and evaluate flight data to advance vehicle modeling accuracy
·         Bachelor of Sciences degree in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent as a minimum
·         Master's degree/PhD in a relevant field a plus
Required skills and experience:
·         2-5 years experience with aircraft aerodynamic and performance analysis, including aerodynamic database generation and integration with 6DOF simulation environments
·         2+ years aerodynamic and performance modeling experience
·         2+ years experience with post-processing analytical and empirical data to drive concise guidance for modeling and design changes
·         2+ years of experience in scripting using tools such as Python and MATLAB or other programing languages
·         2+ years experience using aerodynamic analysis tools with varying levels of fidelity.
·         2+ years experience with aeromechanics simulation software and analysis tools: XFOIL, AVL, XROTOR, DUST, CHARM, Pointwise, ANSYS Fluent and/or CFX
Desired attributes:
·         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
·         ability to work with dynamic, cross-functional groups to ensure the success of the aircraft through certification.
·         Fluent English required
·         Knowledge of French and/or an additional language a plus
Nice to have:
·         Google G-Suite including Drive, Mail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Charts, Hangouts; Slack,
·         prior experience in an EVTOL company with relevant tools and methodologies for design and optimization
Other information
Conditions of employment:
·         Permanent full time
Salary range:
·         140K -175K CAD annual, depending on the experience and qualifications of the candidate
·         Comprehensive benefits package, including Health, Dental, Vision, Travel insurance
·         Pension plan with matching Employer contribution
·         Equity plan
Place of employment:
Technologies Beta Aero Canada ULC, Dorval office
Research & Development Center
9325 avenue Ryan, Dorval
H9P 1A2
Anne Fugier
Operational HR – Canada
514 501 2341
Come help us design the future of electric aviation and join BETA's growing team!

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 federal, or provincial 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.
All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.