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Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey? At Velontra, we're not just building a company; we're crafting an ecosystem that revolutionizes the way we interact with technology. Join us, and together, let's shape the future.

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Velontra UAV


Velontra is revolutionizing space access using a hypersonic, air-breathing first-stage aircraft and is looking for passionate, experienced, and gritty candidates to make this dream a reality.

Velontra is hiring for the role of Senior Aerodynamics Engineer. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who works well with others, in small teams, and with minimal direction. This ideal candidate has extensive experience in the conceptual design of high-speed flight vehicles and has seen their efforts culminate in actual flight. Additionally, the ideal candidate has owned hardware at some point in their career.


Once hired the Senior Aerodynamics Engineer will lead the company's conceptual design efforts across a multitude of supersonic/hypersonic flight vehicle applications. This will include the implementation of an integrated design tool chain.


  • Bachelor's degree in physics or engineering discipline
  • 3+ years experience working with conceptual design of high-speed flight vehicle applications
  • Ability to work well within small teams with minimal direction
  • Experience in conceptual design of high-speed flight vehicles
  • Knowledge of external CFD and associated industry standard tools like cart3d
  • This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with trajectory design and optimization of high-speed flight vehicles
  • Experience with 6-DOF simulation of high-speed flight vehicles
  • Experience with C++ and Python
  • Experience with engineering CAD & GD&T
  • Experience with flight applications of candidates conceptual design effort(s); preferably high-speed
  • Hardware ownership experience
  • Previous startup experience
  • Previous experience at large aircraft OEM
  • Knowledge of air-breathing propulsion systems

Additional Requirements

  • Must be willing to relocate to Greater Cincinnati/Dayton Ohio area

We encourage you to apply even if you have skillsets and experience outside of our current needs as we're always open to connecting and discussing future opportunities.