Principal Analysis Engineer
Posted on 11/30/2023
INACTIVE
Archer

501-1,000 employees

Developing electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft
Company Overview
Archer stands out in the urban air mobility industry with its focus on designing and developing electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, aiming to transform the way people move and utilize time. The company's competitive edge lies in its proprietary electric powertrain system, which offers higher power density and efficiency than current market offerings, while ensuring longevity and safety at both the cell and pack level. With a team based in Santa Clara, CA, Archer's commitment to technical advancement and industry leadership makes it an exciting and dynamic place to work.
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.4B

Founded

2020

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

15%

1 year growth

91%

2 year growth

260%
Locations
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum 10+ years structural analysis experience
  • CAD proficiency utilizing Siemens NX or similar software
  • Extensive experience and understanding of current state of the art structural analysis tools with the ability to recommend specific packages for Archer’s needs
  • Experience with a wide range of materials including steel, copper, aluminum, thermoplastic composites, potting compounds, epoxies, structural adhesives, & PCBA’s
Responsibilities
  • Define and develop standard structural analysis procedures for Archer designed components and assemblies
  • Recommend instrumentation locations for physical tests
  • Correlate physical test data to analytical models
  • Establish a roadmap for aircraft-wide analysis capabilities and software packages
  • Train, mentor, and develop junior engineers to run structural analysis
  • Develop reporting templates to be used internally and for certification submissions
  • Provide consolidated reports with design recommendations to improve stiffness, durability, or lower mass
  • Evaluate manufacturing process impacts on designs
  • Provide summary analysis presentations for major design review milestones with pass/fail criteria and physical test validation plans
  • Own definition of model maturities and capability levels for using analysis to make design decisions
  • Support certification activities