Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows 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 Lead Autonomous Embedded Software Engineer is a key member of the Digital Platform team. This role will work with other members of the team to develop all fundamental software for an on-board embedded software platform, which provides the foundation for Advanced Air Mobility vehicle Intelligent systems, including autonomy and vehicle health software. The ideal candidate will have strong software development expertise, outstanding problem-solving skills, and can work well both independently and with a team. This position requires someone who is flexible and can collaborate functionally with other Engineers, colleagues from other teams, customers, clients, contractors, and is passionate about supporting the success of our organization.

What you can do:

  • Build and develop embedded software serving as the foundation for autonomy and AI/ML infrastructure, such as data infrastructure for autonomy including high-efficiency data communications, storage, pre-processing, and compression
  • Incorporate various autonomous sensors to compute platforms for both edge computing and central computing for CPU and GPU, Write device driver software for various sensors and accessories
  • Build and implement middleware to support autonomous application, data infrastructure, messaging subsystems, and robust mechanisms and modules for stability
  • Build architecture and high-level design documents for autonomous platform and middleware, while closely collaborating with system engineering resulting in robust architecture that meets or exceed requirements
  • Engage with vendors’ technical team members, evaluate product technical capabilities, and find opportunities for cross-collaboration
  • Collaborate with System Engineers, architects, and other Developers to implement software adherent to requirements and safety standards
  • Work alongside testing and integration engineers on troubleshooting and bug fixing
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related fields
  • A minimum of ten (10) years experience as an embedded system software technical lead or architect (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • At least 3 years’ experience working on autonomous driving or autonomous control software platform for automotive, robotics, autonomous aircraft system
  • Experience implementing software for all layers: driver and BSP, middleware, and application.
  • Experience with RTOS systems and Linux
  • Experience with AI/ML optimization in embedded system
  • Experience crafting solutions to provide system performance and stability
  • Experience in all aspects of software engineering planning and processes
  • Proficient understanding of autonomous platform data manipulation and message handing
  • Validated C/C++ programming skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Self-motivated and driven personality

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Advanced degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related fields
  • Experience in developing the architecture for Run-Time Assurance (RTA) systems
  • Experience with ISO 26262, DO-178C, or other safety-related software and product development processes

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:

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 Supernal’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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