Stability & Control / Aircraft Dynamics Engineer

Job Locations US-FL-Eglin Air Force Base
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(2/28/2024 5:59 PM)
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Aircraft Stability & Control/Dynamics Engineer



Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Aircraft Stability & Control/Dynamics Engineer for the SEMATS3 contract, at Eglin AFB, FL. Ideal candidate will be a strong team player with excellent communication skills accustomed to stability and control theory for aircraft. Position will require collaborative work as part of a larger team. Must be able to work directly with contractor and Government personnel in a mixed badge environment to accomplish aircraft/weapons compatibility certifications.






TRAVEL: Travel may be up to 25%



  • Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance. 
  • Working experience, internships or graduate research projects that provided experience in aircraft stability and control or aircraft flight dynamics.
  • Advanced thinking and problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Very good attention to detail and a candidate who takes ownership and pride in all work.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Travel may be up to 25%.
  • Active Secret Security Clearance and Current U.S. Citizenship Required


  • Master's Degree.
  • 2+ years of experience.
  • Proficiency using finite element analysis tools such as NASTRAN.
  • Experience operating in Linux/Unix environments using scripting languages (Windows, Python, Perl, etc.).


  • Create, modify, and run computer simulation programs to perform linear, non-linear dynamic and aeroelastic analyses of aircraft structures.
  • Conduct analyses, research data, run and edit computer simulation programs, and write justification to support flight certification recommendations.
  • Participate in airborne weapon systems development, integration, test, and/or evaluation.
  • Plan and monitor flight tests, reduce flight test data, and integrate ground and flight test data to determine dynamic response and aeroelastic stability flight limits.
  • Produce and maintain simulation algorithms and codes developed specifically for aeroelastic simulations.
  • Produce and maintain simulation algorithms and codes developed specifically for aircraft stability and control simulations including MATLAB, SIMULINK, and KESTRAL software.
  • Document analyses and write justifications to support aircraft-store compatibility recommendations.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salaries.
  • Continuing education assistance.
  • Professional development allotment.
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages.
  • 401K with employer matching.
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule.

Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


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