Flight Sciences - CFD Engineer - AREA-I at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Atlanta, GA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Flight Systems

AREA-I, an Anduril Company, is a Metro-Atlanta based company dedicated to the development of state-of-the-art unmanned aircraft systems designed for use by the United States Armed Forces. We specialize in the development of unmanned aircraft systems that eject from host platforms or modular launch systems. These platforms are designed to meet the specific needs of our customers where we design, build, test, and ultimately deliver unique solutions to the customer. Area-I’s customers include the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, and NASA.


The Flight Sciences Engineer – CFD is responsible for designing new and evaluating existing aerodynamic vehicles and components. This role involves supporting project engineering teams to provide subject matter expertise to design impacts on the entire aircraft system and for the testing and implementation of new subsystems. This role will specialize in using Computational Fluid Dynamics as a resource among a wider array of aerospace engineering processes and is expected to be very hands-on with design cycles from concept through bench testing and flight testing. This position is a part of the Flight Sciences team, and the engineer will work within this team alongside GNC, aircraft performance, simulation, and flight test engineers in support of Area-I products.


  • Minimum BS in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, or related background
  • Expert understanding of aerodynamics principals
  • Demonstrated use of CFD tools and results
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance.


  • Experience with the following:
  • Acting as a resource and subject matter expert for aircraft program engineering teams
  • Evaluating aircraft and aircraft components designs within a multi-disciplinary aircraft design team
  • Comparing data between analysis, simulation, wind-tunnel and flight data
  • Modernizing, improving, and validating aircraft design tools
  • Flight test engineering, data collection, experiment design, data processing

Area-I is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are someone passionate to work on problems that matter, we’d love to hear from you!


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Flight Sciences - CFD Engineer - AREA-I
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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