Aeronautical Engineering Associate Director
Over the past 80 years, the Engineering Sciences Data Unit (ESDU) has researched, developed and published a large collection of design and calculation documents (known as Data Items) and software covering a number of engineering disciplines, but mostly within the aerospace sector. The current vacancy lies within the Aircraft Performance Group, whose work is guided and monitored by a technical committee consisting of independent experts from industry, research and academia. Items are issued only after approval by the committee.
The successful Engineer will be required to undertake a leading role in and overall responsibility for the maintenance and expansion of the Data Items and software in the Aircraft Performance and allied Series and in the preparation of papers to be presented to the committee in order to obtain consensus for publication.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a good honours degree (but is likely to have a higher degree) in aeronautical engineering or a closely related discipline, coupled with at least 15 years experience obtained in an industrial or research organisation. Familiarity with use and interpretation of test data is essential, as is experience of applying and developing theoretical, semi-empirical and empirical techniques. Knowledge of a high-level computer programming language, preferably Fortran and/or MatLab, is desirable. A significant part of the work relies on successfully disseminating technical information and so a sound grasp of both spoken and written English is also essential.
The work of ESDU lies somewhere between research and design, with the requirement that the final documents must serve the needs of practising engineers. Engineers at ESDU get the rare opportunity to investigate a whole range of different design problems in great depth. The work does not include experimental research but does require them to seek out all the available literature on a particular subject, understand it and then interpret it for use in the design process. The final product may be data, a method or a computer program, or some combination of these. The work is therefore both interesting and rewarding.
IHS Markit is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website to apply to a position, please contact email@example.com or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only.
We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.
IHS Markit is proud to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing. As a federal contractor in the United States, IHS Markit is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. For information regarding legal rights and protections in the United States, please click on the following links:
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency Statement
----------------------------------------------- Current Colleagues
If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.