Hyundai Motor Group is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. The Group’s Urban Air Mobility Division is designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities, allowing passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Simulations Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, and validation of a vehicle flight simulator. The ideal candidate will have strong problem-solving skills and be able to work well both on an individual basis and in a team environment. The ideal candidate must work well with engineering colleagues, customers, and contractors to affect implementation of system requirements.

What you can do:

  • Design, implement, and test a simulation environment for the development and validation of aircraft autonomy software

  • Work cross-functionally to develop a high fidelity model of the vehicle for hardware-in-the-loop and software-in-the-loop testing

  • Work closely with autopilot and autonomy engineers to derive aircraft simulator system requirements, required functionality

  • Optimize algorithm performance across a wide range of development platforms and embedded systems

What you can contribute:

  • Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Robotics, Aerospace Engineering, or other related fields; or Ph.D

  • 5+ years of experience in building systems/algorithms for vehicle simulators, environmental models, or video games

  • Expertise in physics simulation and hardware in the loop simulation

  • Expertise in with aircraft flight simulators, physics engines, and visualization tools.

You may also be able to: 

  • Program with strong Python and C/C++ implementation experience

  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of environmental models, physics engines, collision physics, rendering engines, Unity, Unreal, etc

  • Develop and integrate tools for photo-realistic 3D rendering

  • Support hardware test fixtures for aircraft avionics systems

  • Work with both internal and external customers

  • Demonstrate comfort with ISO 26262, DO-178C, or other safety-related software and product development processes


Candidates applying for positions with the UAM division must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is an Equal Opportunity Employer included Disabled and Veteran. VEVRAA Federal contractor.

This position includes access to technology and/or software source code that is subject to U.S. export controls.  We will not consider applicants for this position for whom an export license will be required.

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