Full-Time

Senior Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer

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Archer

Archer

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft

Hardware

Senior

San Jose, CA, USA

Requirements
  • B.S. in Engineering
  • 5+ years experience as instrumentation engineer & experimental flight test
  • Experience with data acquisition hardware and telemetry operations and standards
  • Experience with instrumentation systems design and implementation on experimental aircraft
  • Assist maintenances on FTI systems and sensors
  • Experiences on creating procedures and reports
  • Flight test configuration management process experience
  • Must be able to distinguish colors
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs unassisted
Responsibilities
  • Support the development and certification of Archer’s piloted eVTOL aircraft project
  • Maintain configuration control of the data acquisition system
  • Design, install and maintain the data acquisition system and associated hardware and software
  • Ensure data is processed post-flight
  • Develop software to create GUI interfaces required for real-time and post-flight data visualization on and off aircraft
  • Ensure flight test instrumentation activities are completed on time and within budget
  • Key advisor to the Instrumentation manager regarding all aircraft instrumentation activities
  • Develop processes and documentation to support the installation and maintenance of flight test instrumentation
  • Collaborate with the flight test, engineering and certification teams to plan and perform all required development and certification flight test activities
  • Collaborate with all engineering design and analysis teams to establish a comprehensive instrumentation plan including, but not limited to all strain monitoring, temperature monitoring, vibration monitoring, pressure monitoring, airflow monitoring, etc.
  • Assist in designing instrumentation wiring, termination, and integration with the aircraft
  • Assist in designing all hardware required for flight test including but not limited to instrumentation racks, air data booms, Flutter, DGPS, Workstations, Video systems, Telemetry,etc.
  • Assist in training Technicians about FTI systems and sensors

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

17%

1 year growth

79%

2 year growth

212%