Functional Test Systems Manufacturing Engineer

Archer Technologies

Archer Technologies

Covington, GA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 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:

  • Following aircraft assembly & integration, you will:
    • Provide support to the technicians performing functional tests and help them with any system troubleshooting required ensuring aircraft systems operate as designed
    • Support SIL lab line replaceable unit testing and development of regression tests
    • Assist with configuration control
    • Test readiness for system and software integration activities
    • Support aircraft flight test and aircraft/system qualification and certification.
      • Systems will include avionics, electrical, low voltage, and high voltage.
    • Examples of functional tests include exterior lighting, interior lighting, VHF communication, navigation, transponder, multi-function displays, etc.
    • Work with the engineering system owners to develop, validate, and approve functional test plans.

What you need:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering , Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Software, Systems Engineering - or similar discipline
  • 4+ years as an avionics or electrical systems engineer
  • Familiarity with aerospace design and verification processes to include; requirements development, functions development, validation and verification for detailed design
  • Strong knowledge of how aircraft systems interface with each other, capability, communication, and connectivity.
  • Must have the ability to communicate efficiently and effectively to support systems troubleshooting and performance validation
  • Experience reading and interpreting system architecture and wiring diagrams
  • Experience with model based definition
  • Aerospace production shop floor experience

Bonus Qualifications:

  • NX Experience
  • Teamcenter Experience
  • MPP Experience


  • San Jose, California
  • This role will move to Covington, Georgia in 2024 to support launching our high volume manufacturing facility

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 $108,000-$140,000. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Archer is committed to provide a safe workplace and a safe aircraft. This is a safety sensitive designated role. Employment in safety sensitive positions is contingent on successful passage of a background check and is subject to pre-employment and random drug screening.
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.