Who we are: 

Archer is an aerospace company building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft focused on improving mobility in cities. The company's mission is to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. Archer is designing, manufacturing, and operating a fully electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150mph while producing minimal noise. Archer's team is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

What you’ll do:

  • Participate in the verification and validation of the flight software and requirements 
  • Participate in studies to help design the aircraft and inform requirements
  • Design and implement the algorithms that enable safe flight for our aircraft 
  • Work with the Flight Test team to design tests that safely evaluate the vehicle capabilities
  • Implement the models required to simulate our aircraft properly
  • Analyze flight data to improve our models

What you need:

  • Graduate degree in related field OR Bachelor’s and 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in C/C++ and MATLAB/Simulink
  • Strong knowledge of vehicle dynamics, sensor fusion, localization, optimization, and control theory
  • Familiar with military or civilian aircraft requirements
  • Familiar with DO-178c and safety critical software
  • Experience with sensors and robotic algorithms that are required for autonomy

Bonus Qualifications: 

  • Experience with certified flight control software



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