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Hyundai America Technical Center Inc.
Date Posted Jul. 13, 2022 Job ID 5221816003
Job Description

Aerospace Research Engineer

Fremont, California


Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

Aerospace Research Engineer initiates, proposes, leads and completes projects with several entities on UAM operation technology. This role collaborates with Policy, Regulatory, R&D, Engineering, and other multi-functional teams.

What you can do:

  • Develop and implement data analysis, statistical analysis, and optimization algorithms based on data and business/Engineering/ecosystem requirements using any technological tools as deemed vital
  • Develop, enhance, and implement predictive components within the network, and create analytical tools to provide network planning solutions
  • Lead large-scale modeling projects, identify requirements and build methodology and tools that are statistically grounded
  • Collaborate across organizational boundaries, apply statistical methods to data, develop optimization and machine learning models and deliver from concept through to execution, including the software implementation in a production environment in collaboration with Autonomy software teams
  • Develop shared solutions and approaches to key UAM integration and scaling challenges through innovation and consensus-building across industry and government such as supporting development of industry consensus standards and requirements
  • Strategize with Supernal’s Policy, Regulatory and Partnership teams to advance innovative solutions through government and community acceptance
  • Initiate, propose, lead and execute projects with universities, government and new startups on various novel UAM operation technology
  • Write and publish White papers as SME
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering or a related field
  • 10+ years' experience (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Aviation domain expertise
  • Expertise in complex and distributed computing systems and system architecture
  • Proven experience building consensus across industry and government
  • Ability to achieve strategic goals and evolve product strategy based on research, data, and industry trends in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively convey complex concepts to a range of audiences
  • Ability to lead and influence teams of experts in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow-up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Experience with Machine Learning desired
  • Master's Degree or PhD preferred

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws and certain software that can only be used and accessed by US Persons.  Accordingly, this position is limited to applicants that are US Persons, i.e., a US citizen, a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).