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Principal Systems Engineer
Hypersonic Mission Systems Integration, DC
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related field; advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in aircraft systems engineering, including at least 4 years of experience with DoD aircraft systems
  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams to develop and integrate complex aircraft systems
  • Strong knowledge of aircraft mission systems, including EO/IR targeting, radars, navigation, and communications
  • Knowledge of relevant DoD and FAA regulations and requirements for flight
  • Experience with development, simulation, and testing tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to convey technical information as simple, easily understood concepts
  • Lead the design and integration of mission systems on DoD aircraft, including radars, sensors, navigation, communications, and other critical systems
  • Analyze system requirements and constraintsto identify, modify, or develop solutions that meet operational needs and ensure the highest levels of safety and reliability
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams both internal to Hermeus and with external partners to develop open / modular system architectures, interface requirements, and performance metrics
  • Develop and execute integrated test plans and procedures to validate system-level performance and compliance with requirements
  • Manage the integration of new systems and components into Hermeus aircraft, ensuring compatibility and maintaining system performance
  • Develop external vendor partnerships and manage these relationships throughout the development, integration, and test cycle
  • Support Business Development and government relations teams on outreach and proposal efforts
Desired Qualifications
  • Active Top-Secret security clearance is preferred
  • Advanced degree (master's and up) in Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related field is preferred
  • Experience working on fighter, bomber, or autonomous aircraft is preferred
  • Ability to support work travel (up to 30-40%)

51-200 employees

Hypersonic aircraft travel
Company Overview
Hermeus is a startup developing hypersonic aircraft on a mission to radically accelerate air travel. On the path to hypersonic passenger aircraft, Hermeus is partnering with government agencies including the US Air Force and NASA to develop a series of autonomous aircraft that derisk the technology and solve urgent national security challenges.
  • Paid family leave
  • Employer-paid health care
  • Stock options
  • Competitive salary
  • PTO
  • Team bonding
Company Core Values
  • Wagyu bliss
  • Team Hollywood
  • Minutes to midnight
  • P-80