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Hyundai America Technical Center Inc.
Date Posted Jul. 19, 2022 Job ID 5212949003
Job Description

Sr. Flight Control Systems Engineer

Irvine, California

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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. Flight Control Systems Engineer works with the systems lead to establish architecture, define requirements, create and analyze system safety in development of the flight controls systems. This position helps to define the system standard methodologies and system philosophy.

What you can do:

  • Establish and review architecture including hardware, actuator, and sensor decisions in creation of flight-critical flight controls system
  • Aid development of redundancy management system with supplier
  • Partners with team leader to develop and review flight control system requirements process in defining the fly by wire system
  • Collaborate with colleagues on powertrain, avionics, and other engineering teams for flight controls interface
  • Work with certification team to aid in establishing certification basis for flight controls
  • Participate and review system safety analysis to ensure aircraft safety within the flight controls design architecture
  • Participate in system integration with actuation and avionics teams
  • Develop and participate in system level testing of flight control system verification
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in aerospace, electrical, or a relevant engineering field
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in flight control systems for primary control systems (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Experience with system safety including analyzing fault trees, system safety reliability, FHA, SSAs, common mode analysis, zonal analysis
  • Bulk of flight controls experience in fly-by-wire aircraft control systems design
  • Some experience with hardware development of flight control computers
  • Some experience in analyzing and choosing sensor packages (inertial, GNS, airdata)
  • Basic understanding DO-178B/C, DO-160, DO-254, ARP 4754A, ARP 4761
  • Strong knowledge in defining, reviewing, and maintaining system requirements
  • Highly collaborative and phenomenal communication 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
  • Proficiency with Excel VLOOKUP, pivot tables, MS Office Suite

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Master's degree is a positive
  • Experience with actuator architecture development – EMA experience desired

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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