Senior Thermodynamics Engineer

16 days ago
Full time role


Vertical Aerospace builds technology to revolutionize how people fly, by making air travel personal, on-demand, and carbon-free. Since its inception ...

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Job Description

Join the Aerodynamics Team based in Bristol as an Senior Thermodynamics Engineer and help us to achieve our mission of pioneering electric aviation.What success will look like for you, as an Senior Thermodynamics Engineer? 

As an, Senior Thermodynamics Engineer you will be responsible for the creation of thermodynamic and aerodynamic 1D and CFD models to aide in said design sizing, and subsequently verify and validate their cooling performance through system level and aircraft level testing.

You will be working responsible for developing technical requirements, and planning / executing analyses in support of validation and verification exercises including aircraft thermal zoning, environmental conditions (altitude, ambient temperature, radiation, rain susceptibility, icing, etc.) and the testing / measurement of such things under testing conditions. People are given autonomy and freedom in their roles to come up with creative and innovative solutions, especially within this role.

You will be conducting a wide variety of analyses in the field to support colleagues, suppliers and partner organisations to deliver on objectives, supporting the continued development of our in-house expertise, specialist knowledge and capabilities. 

What would we like you to bring.

We want you to be successful in your role, in order to achieve this, you will need to have proven experience within thermal management systems, heat exchangers, and fluid dynamics. Additionally, you will need good skills / knowledge of understanding electric propulsion systems and their thermal implications, as well as good working knowledge of the following software for thermal analysis, such as AMESIM, Flowmaster, ANSYS Fluent, as well as experience with MATLAB and Simulink. Ideally you will have gained this experience from an Aerospace background.

What can you expect from us?

We're on a mission. Where others see limits, we see opportunity, and we work at pace. Working at Vertical isn't your average role but for those seeking a challenge, a flexible, supportive organisation and an incredible team; working here is an opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our approach promotes ingenuity and courage, while our environment builds success through diligence in safety and being open in the way we work. The only way we're going to assure the next chapter of aviation history is by working as a team, relentlessly, towards our goal.  

Our benefits

Our people matter - we're not going anywhere without them. Which is why our company benefits go beyond the essentials.

  • 26 days holiday, plus bank holiday
  • 5 extra days per year to buy (or sell)
  • 5 extra days holiday when you get married or enter a civil partnership
  • Additional 4% of your salary to spend on extra benefits
  • Award-winning digital health and wellbeing service (Help@Hand)
  • Company Share Scheme - open to every Vertical employee
  • Company Pension Scheme - 5% and we match it
  • Breakfast on us, every day

We may just be the hardest job you've ever had, but we're confident it will be the most rewarding. Join the team today and help us shape the future of Advanced Air Mobility.

Disclaimer Statement

We encourage you to apply even if you may not have all the experience listed in the advert. We recognise that talent comes in various forms and we are committed to providing opportunities that create an environment of growth, diversity, and inclusion for everyone. As part of our desire to review and make our processes fair, we may ask you questions related to these aspects during the application process. For more information on how we will use your data, see our Legal section.

Vertical Aerospace builds technology to revolutionize how people fly, by making air travel personal, on-demand, and carbon-free. Since its inception ...

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