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:
Develop battery control systems for Archer’s high voltage battery management system
Design the control architecture necessary for safe and efficient flight
Work in model based design environments to create, test and validate battery control and estimation algorithms
Work with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and verify battery management and charging system features at component, subsystem, and aircraft levels.
What You Need:
MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field with a background in control systems theory
5+ years of experience in a related field
Expertise in battery algorithms (e.g., contactor management, cell state estimation, power and energy prediction, charge control, diagnostics and prognostics)
Working knowledge of lithium-ion battery electrical, chemical, mechanical, and thermal characteristics
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Experience with high voltage battery systems
Experience with new product development in regulated industries (e.g., aviation, medical devices)
Knowledge of FAA aircraft certification requirements for Part 23 aircraft
Experience with DO-160, DO-178C, and DO-254 standards
Experience with ARP4754 development process
Experience with ISO 26262, ISO 15118, SAE J1772 standards
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 $148,000 - $185,000. 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.