Senior Staff Airframe Design Engineer
Posted on 1/20/2024
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

90%

2 year growth

260%
Locations
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
SolidWorks
CategoriesNew
Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • 10+ years of experience with lightweight structures (aircraft, spacecraft, other high performance vehicles)
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field
  • Strong CAD skills in NX (preferred), Solidworks, Catia or Creo
  • Knowledge of FAA aircraft certification requirements for Part 23 aircraft
Responsibilities
  • Lead the development of major structural airframe assemblies from preliminary design through certification, and manufacturing ramp up
  • Prioritize task allocation to other team members to achieve the schedule milestones
  • Apply in depth understanding of load paths, design best practices, and hand calcs to design robust structural configurations
  • Develop company standards for composite and metallic part CAD models and drawings
  • Work closely with and mentor other engineers on the design, stress and M&P teams
  • Provide technical guidance on design concepts (risk vs. cost vs. performance)
  • Support manufacturing to validate and verify that designs meet requirements and specifications
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with the design of small passenger aircraft or helicopters
  • Broad experience across a range of airframe structures (fuselage, wing, pylons, empennage)
  • Experience with composite laminate definition in FiberSim