Senior Engineer Loads and Aeroelasticity

Fly with us into the future and become part of the team at one of the most innovative aircraft manufacturers in the world.


Your place of work: Stans, Switzerland

Your Tasks

  • Determination of aircraft ground/flight loads (Part 23 - Normal, acrobatic, commuter) with appropriate methods and techniques
  • Performance of linear and nonlinear aeroelastic simulations (Flutter, LCO, Buffeting)
  • Development of Methods, including Multi-Disciplinary Optimization, Multibody model
  • Documentation of the analysis work for Aircraft Development and Certification
  • Validation of the aircraft model with Ground Tests and Flight Tests

With this you convince us

  • Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering with 10 years or PhD with 5 years of experience in fixed wing aircraft Loads (Flight and Ground) and/or Aeroelasticity (Theoretical, Flutter Flight Test, GVT)
  • Knowledge of multibody analysis for landing gear loads with ADAMS/VI-Grade
  • Programming knowledge and experience in Matlab; Fortran, C and C++ is a plus
  • Knowledge in the certification requirements (CS/FAR  Part 23 or CS/ FAR Part 25)
  • Fluency in English, German will be a plus
  • Integrity, sound engineering judgement and a co-operative attitude

What we offer

  • A committed, international team and unique projects 
  • Flexible working hours and individual pension solutions 
  • Support for training and opportunities for personal and professional development 
  • Discounted meals in our staff restaurant and various discounts for employees 
  • Team events at which we celebrate our successes together 

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Your contact

Valeria Karbovski
Phone: +41 41 619 34 97

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