Senior/Staff Systems Engineer, Avionics

Archer Technologies

Archer Technologies

Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise.

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform a wide range of tasks including: requirements development, system modeling, safety analysis, verification procedure creation, test execution and preparing certification documentation
  • Perform Integration activities of the Flight Deck Avionics System in the Avionics and Integrated Labs
  • Coordinate Integrated Avionics related development, integration and verification activities between Archer teams and suppliers
  • Assist with definition of installation and qualification requirements for equipment within the Avionics System
  • Participate in architecture definition, trade studies, and mutli-disciplinary integration problem solving
  • Ensure the requirement sets are complete and correct, with traceability to and fulfilling higher-level requirements
  • Coordinate with other System Engineers to ensure the fully integrated aircraft meets its requirements and is optimized
  • Based in Archer HQ, San Jose, CA. Travel: 10% or less

What you need:

  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication
  • Passion for learning and problem solving
  • Collaborative Mindset, Willingness to step in and support where needed
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering (or related field)
  • 10+ years of experience in Integrated avionics systems development, integration and/or installation
  • Experience on one or more programs with a formal Systems Engineering process
  • Experience with: 14 CFR Part 23 and/or 25 Certification, ARP-4754/ARP-4761, DO-254, DO-178b/c, DO-160
  • Experience with functional and non-functional requirement definition for Integrated Avionics computing and networking components
  • Experience executing formal Validation and Verification activities in a civil aerospace program
  • Significant Experience with Requirements Management Tools such as Polarian and/or DOORS

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience with: 14 CFR Part 91 and/or 135 Certification
  • Experience with general aviation VFR/IFR flight operations
  • Experience with Communication, Navigation, and Surveillance Systems
  • Experience developing or using Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) models and tools
  • Experience with Agile development methods

At Archer we aim to attract, retain, and motivate talent that possess the skills and leadership necessary to grow our business. We drive a pay-for-performance culture and reward performance that supports the Company’s business strategy. For this position we are targeting a base pay between $151,680-$189,600. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.