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Hyundai America Technical Center Inc.
Date Posted Feb. 10, 2023 Job ID 5506030003
Job Description

Sr. UAM Data Communication Engineer

Fremont, CA


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:

The Sr. UAM Data Communication Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and verification of several communication links for aircraft flight automation like real-time telemetry, ground link, vehicle to vehicle communication etc. from flight testing as well, flight simulator software. This role is also responsible for generating both high- and low-level requirements, performing peer reviews, developing unit and integration test plans, and completing verification and validation of several communication requirements for mission critical software.

What you can do:

  • Develop software and algorithms for aircraft communications, including like real-time telemetry, ground link, vehicle to vehicle communication, lost link, and user interface,
  • Surveying and contributing to V2V standardizations in various standard meeting.
  • Build software tools for simulation, log analysis, automated testing, and development prototyping.
  • Generate both high- and low-level software requirements, implement software algorithms, develop unit and integration test plans, and perform verification and validation of communication software.
  • Participate in the software architecture and design process of modular systems for embedded, desktop and hosted environments.
  • Analyze field reports, flight logs, fault analysis and bug reporting to ensure continued improvement of safety critical software.
  • Work collaboratively with other engineers working on software, algorithms, middleware and simulations.
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field, or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Experience developing embedded software for aviation, automotive, or robotics applications.
  • Strong knowledge of wireless communication at physical layer and/or medium access control layers such as radio modulation/demodulation, channel coding, and channel access mechanism
  • Solid understanding of standardized communication technologies such as PC5-based C-V2X, LTE-V2V PC5, IEEE 802.11p/DSRC, IEEE 802.11ad etc
  • Experience with MAVLink, ADSB, Protocol development / integration experience (LCM, MAVLink, WiFi or others)
  • Strong proficiency in C required, Knowledge of C++,Python and ROS preferred
  • Experience with model based, code generation tools (e.g. MATLAB/Simulink, SCADE)
  • Experience in simulations and verification methodologies
  • Experience with ISO 26262, DO-178C, or other safety-related software and product development processes
  • Proficiency with Git, Linux and embedded RTOS(s)
  • Strong proficiency in modern software development workflows and practices, including version control, build and test systems, and peer review

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Master’s degree 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, disability status or any other category or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Individuals with disabilities may request a 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 will include access to certain technology and/or software source code that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation.
The pay range for this position is:
$166,400$232,960 USD

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