Full-Time

Senior Engineer

Flight Controls Software

Posted on 6/10/2024

Archer

Archer

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft

Hardware

Senior

San Jose, CA, USA

Required Skills
Bash
Python
MATLAB
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in a flight control software or a related field
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree
  • Proficiency with C/C++
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Fluency with widely used scripting languages like bash and Python
  • Experience developing software complying with safety standards like DO-178C to high criticality levels (DAL-A/B)
  • Understanding of communication standards and protocols (RS-422/485, CAN, ARINC-429, AFDX, Ethernet, TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Familiarity with debuggers and lab instruments such oscilloscopes and bus analyzers
  • Experience with Model Based Software development and certification (DO-331)
Responsibilities
  • Develop safety critical software components for Archer’s flight control system
  • Participate in planning, design, scheduling, prioritizing, and tracking the project
  • Work with system engineers to decompose item requirements into high level and low level software requirements in compliance with DO-178C
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop and integrate the complex hardware/software flight control system
  • Development of software plans, processes & guidelines
  • Software requirements decomposition, analysis, definition, and traceability
  • Software design and development, performance, risk, safety, operation and cost optimization trade studies, and lead / conduct design reviews
  • Software analyses, requirements-based testing, and structural coverage analysis
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our processes to increase safety and efficiency

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.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.4B

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

39%

2 year growth

203%