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Software Systems Engineer

Apply Now Job ID 5179017003 Date posted 06/23/2022

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 Software Avionics System Engineer works with other members of the avionics software development team to generate high-level software requirements for our eVTOL aircraft to develop all application software running on our aircraft management computer, including logic, displays, guidance, navigation, and controls. The Systems Engineer responsibilities will include analysis, generation of avionics requirements, writing of systems tests, evaluation of test results, and coordination of software safety and certification activities.

What you can do:

  • Creation of Systems and Software avionics requirements for both prototype and production vehicles utilizing requirements management tools (i.e., DOORS)
  • Generation of high-level avionics software architecture, application detail design, and cockpit displays
  • Technical interaction with all other aircraft disciplines for the generation of avionics software requirements to satisfy the needs of the different engineering teams
  • Production of documentation to support avionics system certification to required standards
  • Assist in building a lab for testing and integration of avionics applications and systems
  • Generate and manage the avionics requirements lifecycle
  • Additional duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in system performance analysis and/or systems requirement generation (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Test case generation experience
  • Preferred experience with avionics systems
  • Preferred experience with model-based simulation and code generation tools (e.g., MATLAB/Simulink, SCADE)
  • Preferred experience with DOORS, Rhapsody
  • Preferred experience with regulatory authorities (e.g., FAA)
  • Preferred experience with an embedded programming language (e.g., C, C++, Rust, Ada)
  • Preferred experience with embedded devices
  • Preferred experience with Real-Time Operating Systems
  • Familiarity with avionic systems
  • Strong systems/architectural thinker
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong logic and problem-solving skills
  • Able to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

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, 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: ta-support@supernal.aero

This position may 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.

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