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 Electric Propulsion team is responsible for design, integration, qualification, and certification of the energy storage system, high-voltage distribution, electric motor, and power electronics.  The candidate will work closely with Battery Technology & Innovation, Airframe, Assembly & Integration, Vehicle Management System, Flight Controls, and System Safety teams to ensure the high-voltage distribution system is optimally crafted to provide a safe and reliable means to distribute propulsive power across the aircraft.

What you can do: 

We are looking for a self-starter and highly motivated engineer to serve as the domain specialist on high voltage system design and qualification, and aircraft grounding and E3 strategy.  The ideal candidate has significant experience and expertise in high voltage system design from conceptual design through qualification and certification of the system, and has worked in the aerospace industry.

Responsibilities will include providing the Electric Propulsion team mentorship on propulsion system protection strategy, performing system optimizations, and participating in component and system testing and qualification activities.  The candidate will also provide oversight on supplier discussions to ensure high-voltage design requirements and safety concerns are addressed.  The candidate will lead aircraft grounding and Electromagnetic Environment Effect (E3) strategy development and requirements definition, and own the effort to establish electrical safety culture at Hyundai UAM.

What you can contribute:

  • Expertise with design and qualification of 500-2000 VDC systems
  • Experience with full life-cycle of power distribution system development, qualification, production, and product support
  • Proficiency with lighting, HIRF, magnetic effect, voltage spike, and susceptibility testing; proficiency in E3 qualification standards and testing

You may also be able to:

  • Contribute familiarity with practical application of DO-160
  • Contribute working knowledge of OSHA medium voltage safety standards
  • Contribute electrical wiring schematic development and CAD modeling

GAM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected characteristic. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process due to a physical or mental disability, please contact TA Support at ta-support@hyundaigam.com

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon GAM’s receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

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