Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Chief Engineer Designer - CONTINGENT
Teledyne Brown Engineering Inc
Huntsville, AL
Company Overview

Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is an industry leader in engineered systems and advanced manufacturing. The Company provides full-spectrum systems engineering, integration, manufacturing, and lifecycle sustainment solutions to the marine, aviation, aerospace, defense, energy and environment markets. Teledyne Brown has expertise in systems integration, technology development, hardware design, prototype development, system test and evaluation, advanced manufacturing, performance-based logistics solutions, and operations and maintenance.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Teledyne is looking for a Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Chief Engineer with eighteen (18) plus years of experience working wind tunnel design, facility upgrades, test planning for each project / customer. Program management experience is a plus.

The applicant will have spent much of their career working with or designing high speed (Mach 1 – Mach 10) aircraft, airfoils, sub-scaled wind tunnel test articles, wind tunnel air flow inlets / outlets for each test objective.

Experience designing test plans that involves both test regimes and Mach / temp profiles, and top level instrumentation selection and practices to feed to the test conductor and the instrumentation team.


Education and Experience

Eighteen (18) years plus years of experience
MS or BS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace, Physics or related discipline


Active SECRET Clearance is preferred. Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance is required.

Strongly preferred

Experience in high pressure systems, high temperature piping, oxidizing materials, valves and compatibility experience.

Citizenship Requirements

Due to classified work at the facility and related access restrictions, successful applicants must maintain U.S. Citizenship to allow the person to hold a U.S. Government security clearance.

Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email teledynerecruitment@teledyne.com or call (805)373-4545. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.