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:

We are looking for a strong Process Assurance Manager to play a key role in the development of eVTOL advanced air mobility product & services solutions. This position requires a professional with airborne systems development process assurance experience capable of leading the definition and development of the process assurance department using demonstrated expertise in definition and application of processes and procedures in alignment with guidelines and standards issued by regulatory and standards organizations. This position will apply process assurance principles and methods for research, design, and evaluation of applied processes and related evidence during all phases of the product development process. This role will be involved in duties bound to auditing and verification of alignment to process plans through process audits, ongoing monitoring, and reviews related to aircraft and systems related achievements. This position will work with other engineering subject areas and will collaborate closely with systems engineering, software, complex electronics hardware specialists, and DERs on the best approaches to achieving objectives.

What you can do:

  • Review process assurance plans for compliance to requisite standards (based on SAE ARP 4754A/ED-79A, SAE ARP 4761/ED-135, RTCA DO-178C/ED-12C, RTCA DO-326A, RTCA DO-254/ED-80)
  • Ensure development is in accordance with the requisite plans and standards, produce required artifacts
  • Supervise/Audit alignment to testing, verification, and validation planning documents
  • Attend reviews
  • Provide Software/CEH Test witnessing
  • Audit configuration, change management process, and problem report resolution
  • Attend Change Management Board meetings
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering field required, aerospace, computer science, or electronics major preferred
  • 10+ years' experience in process assurance management in the aerospace industry  (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Minimum of 4 years of managerial experience (budgetary and disciplinary responsibility for a team of engineers)
  • At least 3 years of experience in aircraft/system development per ARP-4754A
  • Experience in developing real-time safety critical software applications to DO-178C (i.e. a former hands-on role in airborne software development)
  • Experience, knowledge of sophisticated electronic hardware (CEH) per DO-254
  • Knowledge of aircraft design and functions
  • Knowledge of the RTCA DO-326A and DO-335 for cyber security process development and alignment
  • Expert knowledge of standards SAE ARP 4754A/ED-79A, SAE ARP 4761/ED-135
  • Experience using C/C++ programming languages
  • Familiarity with VectorCAST and Doxygen tools (or similar)
  • Proficiency with IBM DOORS NG, Rhapsody, and Relyance Software
  • Experience with avionics data buses, e.g. ARINC 429, ARINC 825, ARINC 664, MIL-STD-1553B
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • Understanding of Requirement-Based Engineering (RBE) philosophy
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality
  • Additional academic training in Systems Engineering and Formal Methods Verification
  • Experience working with government regulatory agencies
  • Standout colleague ability to work well with others while still assuring quality and independence
  • Sound analysis and judgment capability

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Electronics Engineering preferred

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: ta-support@supernal.aero

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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