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Sr. Avionics Software Engineer

Apply Now Job ID 5080448003 Date posted 05/02/2022

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 Senior Avionics Software Engineer is responsible for assigned components for a groundbreaking new aviation system that includes hardware/software, selection of suppliers, and make or buy decisions. The role will be accountable for certain connecting systems, applications, sensors, etc. without errors

What you can do:

  • Development of Flight Critical Electric Vehicle Battery Management System Interface and critical connection points
  • Building interfaces to peripheral avionics such as ADS-B Transponder, TCAS, NavCom Radios, Displays, Flight Controls and other avionics
  • Apply Aviation I/O Protocols for Serial Databus Communications Incorporate Datalink, Radar, Sensors, Video, Cameras (both InfraRed and Visual)
  • Develop high and low-level software requirements
  • Develop embedded flight-worthy software and product development software tools
  • Actively Participating in the Software Development Process and Certification using DO-178B/C
  • Apply software engineering knowledge in support of the design, development, T&E, implementation, maintenance, and administration of new and/or existing software systems
  • Support developing/updating applicable program documentation for software engineering relevant requirements
  • Apply an understanding of aeronautical vehicle systems and/or airborne or related ground systems avionics operational flight program capabilities to support the core engineering tasks as they relate to software engineering, software security, and cybersecurity
  • Build and approve software artifacts
  • Collaborate with internal multi-functional teams and external customers and certification authorities
  • Provide estimations for new software pursuits and rework activities
  • Requirements generation, design and architecture development, integration, verification, validation, and document for existing and new safety critical products
  • Monitor and report project execution using standard metrics for scheduling and budget to leadership
  • Model Base Design techniques used in the development life cycle process
  • Develop and demonstrate a deep technical understanding of product families

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics related field
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of proven experience in a similar role (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Model-Based design experience using MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience with C/C++ or similar high-level programming language

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:

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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