Toyon is seeking an Aerospace Engineer to join a team designing mechanical prototypes of reentry 

bodies and related configurations. This position requires a strong background in the application of 

materials to the design of articles subjected to high temperature environments. This individual will 

play a key role in the development of the design of aerospace vehicles and evaluation of their 


The ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills, and growth path ambitions: 

  • B.S. in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering (M.S. preferred) with emphasis on heat transfer, mechanical design, and structural analysis.
  • Experience with predicting aerothermal heating in supersonic/hypersonic environments, including the response of thermal protection materials to aerothermal environments. 
  • Experience using a variety of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and phenomenologically based boundary layer and inviscid flow codes is a strong plus.

U.S. Citizenship Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance 


Please e-mail resume to:


About Toyon Research Corporation:

Toyon is employee-owned with approximately 200 employees. Our corporate headquarters is located in Goleta, CA (near the Santa Barbara Airport and the University of California at Santa Barbara) and hosts the majority of our technical and administrative staff as well as our RF fabrication and laboratory facilities. Additionally, we have a corporate office in Sterling, VA (near the Dulles International Airport), Fort Collins, CO (near the CSU campus, and Huntsville, AL (near the U.S. Space & Rocket Center) that are growing steadily and provide key, local resources for our federal clients in each of our core business areas. Our staff possesses a unique combination of technical expertise, objectivity, and creativity, allowing us to provide responsive solutions to our customers' most difficult problems. Our technical strengths are represented by our four business areas: Antennas and RF Systems C4ISR & Missile Systems Homeland Security ISR Algorithms.

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