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.

The opportunity

As a member of our System Safety team you will report to the Manager of Safety, Reliability, and Maintainability, and will help define and apply the safety standards for our first certified aircraft. You will help us overcome the challenge of providing airline-like levels of safety while offering urban air transportation at a price accessible to all, setting the bar for the entire nascent advanced air mobility industry.

What you’ll do

  • Guide team members performing the safety requirements and safety assessments of vehicle systems
  • Take ownership of safety requirements and safety assessment at the vehicle level
  • Represent System Safety in multi-disciplinary decision making and regulatory compliance activities
  • Take ownership of System Safety processes and work methods
  • Lead regulatory compliance planning and demonstration activities with oversight from team leadership and the Certification and Test organization

What we are looking for

General

  • Collaborative mindset
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication
  • Passion for learning and problem solving
  • Degree in engineering or related field

Technical

  • Experience with all types of systems commonly used on civil aircraft
  • Experience with all phases of aircraft development from concept to entry into service
  • Experience performing all types of safety analyses commonly used in civil aviation
  • Experience creating, validating, and verifying aircraft and system-level safety requirements
  • Experience being personally accountable for one or more aircraft-level safety activities on a civil aircraft certification program
  • Detailed understanding of civil aviation standards, practices, and regulations

Location

Archer is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. On-site work is preferred due to the benefit of in-person interaction for complex problem solving and collaboration, however, this position allows the possibility of remote work from any location in the U.S. with occasional company-sponsored business travel to headquarters.

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.

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