Blade Design Aerodynamics Engineer - 192514

Job Description

Blade Design Aerodynamics Engineer

Offshore wind power plays a critical role in securing a renewable energy future. You can be a part of a rapidly growing industry with forecasted 25x increase in offshore wind energy capacity by 2050. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is the world leader in offshore wind power with a growing backlog and strong investments in Offshore R&D.

The SGRE Blade Design department in Boulder, Colorado, helps drive the growth of the offshore wind industry by designing the longest composite structures in the world. Our blades lower the cost of energy through technology innovation. The department is composed of international multi-disciplinary experts in aerodynamics, acoustics, structures, loads, and controls working concurrently in an enriching open-office concept. Our world-class center offers an open, inspiring, and diverse working environment located in downtown Boulder, Colorado - an amazing place to work and live with the Rocky Mountains at your doorstep and 300 days of sunshine. 

SGRE is led by engineers that turn curiosity and passion for change into renewable solutions. As a Blade Design Aerodynamics engineer, you will have the opportunity to develop into a leading role in blade design projects and take advantage of a strong expert engineer career path. 

Come join us and contribute to the worldwide expansion of offshore wind energy. Make real what matters, clean energy for generations to come.

Responsibilities
As a Blade Design Aerodynamics Engineer, you will be responsible for:
Designing the external shape of wind turbine blades
Maintaining and developing tools and workflows for aeroelastic blade design and performance
Performing computational analysis and design of airfoils and blades
Collaborating with a diverse group of engineers in a global, team-based environment

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Blade Design Aerodynamics Engineers are required to possess the following:
M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Aeronautical, Aerospace, Mechanical, Civil Engineering, or equivalent
Minimum three (3) years of work experience with a strong background in design and analysis
A track record working collaboratively in multi-disciplinary engineering teams
Strong programming proficiency
Self-motivation and a sense of urgency to drive and inspire
Ability to communicate effectively with peers, chief engineers, and management both orally and in written reports

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Blade Design Aerodynamics Engineers are desired to possess the following:
Expertise in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Expertise with MATLAB, Python, and FORTRAN
Experience leading engineering projects
Track record of creating novel solutions to engineering problems
Ability to take abstract problems and create concrete execution plans
Experience working in a large international company

Organization: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Company: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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