Aerodynamic R&D Engineer

Aerodynamic R&D Engineer

Power Curve is a small but growing company with ambitious targets. We carry out a wide range of activities within wind energy focussed around our three core business areas of Solutions, Consultancy, and Digital Services.

You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of blade aerodynamics projects ranging from blue-sky technology development to consulting for major OEMs. You will work across the value chain from first product sketches through to tooling design and field testing.

We are looking for an early career, ambitious engineer to expand our R&D team and contribute to a rapidly growing product and service portfolio.


  • You will report to the Chief Technology Officer
  • You will carry out a variety of simulation activities such as CFD, Blade Element Momentum, and aeroelastic studies
  • You will contribute to consultancy projects such as blade aerodynamic design reviews and CFD studies

Qualifications and required criteria

  • MSc in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering or similar
  • MSc in a wind turbine-focussed field OR at least 1-2 years’ wind industry experience

Experience of:

  • Blade Element Momentum and preferably aeroelastic models
  • General aerodynamic design principles of blades and aerofoils

Desirable criteria

Experience of:

  • CFD simulation, preferably using StarCCM+
  • Coding in Python

Working knowledge of:

  • Blade aeroelastic analysis
  • Blade structural design principles


  • You have technical fluency in English and experience writing technical reports for a wide variety of audiences
  • You are self-motivated and enjoy the freedom of responsibility to shape your role
  • You are focussed on quality and delivering to deadlines
  • You are familiar with common project management processes
  • You cope well with a highly varied workload that changes regularly
  • You have a creative mindset for solving problems
  • You are comfortable working in international and cross-cultural teams



What we offer

You will work in a fast-paced environment with a highly-skilled team who are committed to advancing wind turbine aerodynamic technology. You will have the opportunity to learn and develop your skills through interaction with experienced colleagues, and dedicated training. PowerCurve participates in multiple funded cross-industry research projects that you will get to participate in. You will be offered an attractive compensation package based on your qualifications.

The position is full-time at our office in Aalborg, Denmark; however, a degree of hybrid home-working will be considered.

Please submit your resume in English to Nicholas Gaudern, Chief Technology Officer:


About Power Curve

Power Curve was founded in 2013 and since then has installed close to 1000 aerodynamic upgrade kits around the world. We have a wide range of aerodynamic, loads, and simulation expertise and are proud to act as consultants for some of the largest OEMs, operators, and certification bodies around the world.



About PowerCurve

We strive for better solutions in everything we do. Improving wind turbine power performance is meaningful and a win-win proposition as all parties involved stand to gain, including the environment.

Meet the team

We are a team of dedicated people that all works together towards the same goal: shaping power performance for our clients' wind projects. 


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