Senior Autonomy Systems Engineer
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Merlin Labs

51-200 employees

Autonomous flight technology company
Company Overview
Merlin, an aviation technology company, offers a dynamic and engaging work environment where employees can directly see the impact of their contributions towards the advancement of autonomous flight. The company's competitive edge lies in its focus on autonomous flight technology, a niche yet rapidly growing sector within the aviation industry. As a leader in this field, Merlin provides an unparalleled opportunity for its employees to be at the forefront of technological progress in aviation.
AI & Machine Learning
Food & Agriculture

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding





Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Mojave, CA, USA • Cambridge, MA, USA • Denver, CO, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Vision
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
AI & Machine Learning
Software Engineering
  • BS in Aerospace, Electrical, or Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or a related subject, MS preferred
  • 7+ years of experience conducting systems engineering for aviation products. We are open to a range of experience; role level will be commensurate with experience
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex architectural and systems engineering related problems
  • Familiarity with advanced technologies and their applications, including at least one of machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, or natural language processing
  • Travel required to support team meetings and flight test activities (10% or less)
  • Participate in the development of concepts of operation, system architecture (including functional and physical architectures), system requirements, and system interfaces for new functions and features. On this small team, you will own significant pieces of these activities yourself
  • Work with the R&D software team to capture high level requirements as they are developed
  • Support activities to verify software and systems, including simulator, lab, and flight testing
  • Participate in industry standards development for topics relevant to Merlin advanced capabilities
  • Work across the hardware, software, and system safety teams to capture, document, and communicate requirements and interfaces
  • Serve as a leader, bringing together the disciplines necessary to make the whole system successful
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in software engineering, such as developing software requirements, programming in a language such as Python or C++, and using tools such as git
  • Familiarity with standards relevant to aviation systems certification, such as ARP4754A, RTCA DO-178B/C, RTCA DO-254, and RTCA DO-160
  • Pilot experience is a plus