Associate Aeronautical Engineer

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
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Associate Aeronautical Engineer


Dayton, OH 

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This entry-level position will be responsible for working, as part of a diverse and skilled technical team, to develop airframe designs to maximize sensor and payload performance on aircraft. This position brings together a comprehensive understanding of aerospace engineering and a practical knowledge of applied computer science principles, to develop solutions specifically targeted toward aircraft in flight.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Completed Bachelor’s Degree by January 15, 2022
2. Familiarity with the fundamentals of aerodynamics and aerospace engineering
3. Due to the nature of this position, U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required
4. Eligibility to obtain a United States SECRET clearance (or higher) is required for ongoing employment in this position

Preferred Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Aerospace Engineering
2. Demonstrated, successful experience (academic or professional) programming in algorithm-level languages such as Matlab/Simulink, Python or similar
3. Demonstrated, successful experience (academic or professional) with engineering tools such as AutoCAD, Solidworks or Autodesk Inventor
4. Familiarity with digital engineering/digital twin design methodologies for rapid prototyping
5. Familiarity with fundamentals of machine learning techniques and tools, such as reinforcement learning implemented in Python Pytorch
6. Demonstrated, effective interpersonal skills
7. Active US SECRET (or higher) clearance

Special Instructions to Applicants
To comply with federal rules, UD will require all employees including student employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The University will accept valid religious or medical exemptions and seek to reasonably accommodate them. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University's COVID-19 guidelines, and resources can be found at

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.