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Thermodynamics Engineer - Contract

Boom SupersonicCentennial, Colorado, United StatesOnsite

About Boom Supersonic

Boom Supersonic is transforming air travel with Overture, the world’s fastest airliner — optimized for speed, safety, and sustainability. Serving both civil and government markets, Overture will fly at twice the speed of today’s airliners and is designed to run on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Boom’s vision is to bring families, businesses, and cultures closer together through supersonic travel and make the world dramatically more accessible.Are you passionate about building the supersonic future? Come join the team and help us make aviation history!

Role Overview:

Boom Supersonic is seeking a Thermodynamic Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for developing a full vehicle thermal model to assist in aircraft system design and integration.


  • Develop a full vehicle thermal model of Overture aircraft, including skin heating during supersonic flight and effects on interiors/systems.
  • Interface with various aircraft IPTs to provide detailed thermal analysis and modeling support as well as vehicle level system analysis support.
  • Conduct technical thermodynamic work in Propulsion, Bleed Systems, ECS, Fuel, Anti Ice and other systems as required.
  • Integrate a propulsion model into the full vehicle thermal model.  
  • Support design trade studies of the applicable systems to ensure the right solution for Overture.
  • Collaborate with other team members throughout the design & integration activities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree in engineering with 10 or more years of experience in aerospace or an equivalent combination of technical education and aerospace experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in aerospace thermodynamic modeling and analysis
  • Fundamental understanding of aircraft systems.
  • The ability to interface effectively with different groups.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated success leading challenging technical work.
  • Experience in aircraft subsystem design, analysis and integration.
  • Experience with thermal analysis of supersonic aircraft.
  • Preferred Tool Experience
  • SINDA/FLUINT, ABAQUS, MSC SINDA, NASTRAN or similar thermal analysis codes FEMAP or similar grid generation software Simscape, Simscape Fluids, Amesim for multi-physics systems modeling, Lower Level Programming for Thermal Analysis: MATLAB, Excel


The Hourly Rate Range for this position is $57.00 - $80.00. Actual pay rate will vary based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. Application Deadline - 7/26/2024

ITAR Requirement:

To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here.Boom is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Want to build a faster future? Come join Boom.

Life at Boom Supersonic

Boom was founded on the philosophy that we need to overcome the challenges of passenger supersonic flight, not surrender to them. Our vision is a world that is more local, enabled by affordable high-speed transportation. Boom is based in Denver, Colorado, where we are designing, building, and flight testing history's first independently developed supersonic jet. Virgin Group has signed up to be the launch customer, with options on the first 10 aircraft, and Boom has announced partnerships with suppliers including Honeywell and The SpaceShip Company. Boom's world class engineering team comes from places including SpaceX, Boeing, Gulfstream, Virgin Galactic, Scaled Composites, NASA, and Adam Aircraft. We have uniquely challenging and world-changing opportunities for the most talented aerospace engineers, designers, and business people.
Thrive Here & What We Value- Innovation & progressiveness- Diversity & equal opportunity employer- Progressive benefits package (including PTO, bonuses, incentives)- Competitive salary- Merit-based employment decisions- Collaborative work environment
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