Archer is an aerospace company based in Palo Alto, 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:
Lead the development of a comprehensive Concept of Operations to enable self-piloted operations of an eVTOL aircraft in the national airspace.
Build, lead and mentor a multi-disciplinary team to define and prototype a certified avionics autonomy suite
Define roadmaps and schedules, organize and prioritize the work, track and communicate progress
Own the system level requirements of the autonomous system, and work with the team to decompose these requirements into subsystem and item level requirements in accordance with ARP4754A
Work closely with industry and academic partners, regulators, and standardization bodies, to consolidate the Concept of Operations, nurture technology roadmaps, and establish a robust certification plan
Work jointly with the System Simulation team to ensure that the system design satisfies the business objectives
What you need:
10+ years of experience in a related field, including experience managing teams
Degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace or related field
Deep understanding of Systems Engineering principles, including ARP4754A or similar
Broad knowledge of avionics, including Fly-by-Wire systems, Flight Management Systems, Autopilots, Communication and Surveillance, etc.
Strong background using Polarion, DOORS or similar requirements management tool
Excellent technical writing, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills
Experience with Model Based System Engineering (SysML/UML)
Experience with Agile/SCRUM methodologies
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.