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Senior Aerodynamics Engineer

ARA are looking to recruit a highly experienced and talented Senior Aerodynamics Engineer (with at least 5 years relevant post graduate academic, industrial or scientific experience) to add further to our leading edge Aerodynamics Capability group. This group develops innovative solutions for solving aerospace related problems at an industrial scale.


The role would suit a rotary aerodynamics specialist with a deep understanding of either propellers or rotors (although experience of, or interest in both, would be an advantage).


The job holder would be required to specify and develop experimental rigs and test campaigns, providing technical leadership of small multi-functional teams across the business. They must be able to successfully communicate both with colleagues and directly with customers to achieve credible results in this innovative environment.


As a senior member of the team they will be expected to mainly participate in design, analysis and optimisation tasks pertaining to rotary dynamics but must also be flexible and willing to support other experimental and computational tasks that are non-rotary aerodynamics related.


The position offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to join a successful and ambitious company.


This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to be part of a successful and professional team operating in a world-class facility.


The successful candidate must satisfy security clearance requirements – including the last 5 years continual UK residency.


To apply please send your CV with a covering letter giving your current salary/requirements and outlining your suitability for this role to recruitment@ara.co.uk.

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