Staff Systems Engineer

Fly By Wire

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft



San Jose, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • 10+ years of experience in a related field
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace or related field
  • Experience developing requirements specifications for control systems
  • Good understanding of computer architecture, embedded software, communication standards and protocols (RS-422/485, CAN, ARINC-429, Ethernet, TCP/IP etc…)
  • Good knowledge of ARP-4754A, DO-254 / DO-178C / DO-331 standards
  • Experience with all phases of aircraft development from concept to certification and entry into service
  • Good knowledge on 14 CFR parts 23/25/91/135 and applicable guidance materials
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Lead the architecture, development and certification of Flight Control Electronics for Archer's Aircraft Fly by Wire Flight Control System
  • Define roadmaps and schedules, organize and prioritize the work, track and communicate progress
  • Propose and evaluate technical concepts, perform trade-off analyses, and support the development of the Fly by Wire system functional and physical architectures in accordance with ARP 4754A
  • Support the definition and execution of the certification plan, and validation and verification plan
  • Define and validate the control electronics, and associated items requirements, including functional requirements, requirements implemented by hardware, and requirements implemented by software
  • Contribute to the integration and test of the system, support laboratory and aircraft integration, laboratory, ground, and flight test campaigns
  • Work closely with suppliers to select, procure, design, and build components for the Fly by Wire system
  • Work closely with other systems teams that interface with the Fly by Wire system, and other Archer teams including Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, Certification, Flight Test, and others

Archer is developing electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft for urban air mobility networks, with a focus on innovating in powertrain technologies to enable the commercialization of eVTOL aircraft. The company is building a proprietary electric powertrain system that is significantly more power dense and higher efficiency than what is in the market today, while maintaining a long service life.

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San Jose, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth