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Aerospace engineer

Full-time, Rest of the world
Monthly salary:

20000 - 25000


To be negotiated

Design, build (and own) the airframe of our next generation drone/kite based wind turbine. You will work together with 3 pioneers within Airborne Wind Energy competing to be the first team to reach commercilisation. Useful skills: 3D CAD design, Rapid prototyping, Composite design, Manufacturing of composites, Aerodynamics, Aircraft dynamics, CFD. Ideal cadidate: Perfer equity over salary, flexible location, passionate about Airborne wind energy

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We are trying to set a team of 4 that will be the first to commercialise and make Airborne Wind Energy a reality. We are looking for an engineer to be responsible for the airframe of our next generations of kites.

  • Our next development goal is to reach 24 hours of continuous flight.
  • We have secured funding for the next 18 months. 

Qualifications needed will be 

  • 3D CAD design
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Composite design
  • Manufacturing of composites
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft dynamics
  • CFD

The work will involve a great deal of practical work as we believe it's much more efficient to build and test the thing ourselves than having another layer of employees.  The organisational structure (for the 4 of us) will very flat and we will strive for solids arguments to be the basis of any decision.  

Perks & Benefits

Flexible work hours and vacation: Morning person or night owl, this job is for you
Free coffee / tea: Get your caffeine fix for free
Located near public transit: Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace
Equity package offer: Want to be a partner? Look no further
Free beer on Fridays: Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together
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