Systems Engineer


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Nov 26

Skyryse wants to allow anyone, to fly anywhere, in any aircraft, safely and as a highly experienced pilot would. Powered by the Skyryse operating system, we automate flight controls and management to achieve unmatched safety and eliminate opportunities for human error in all flight stages, and in emergency situations. We want to make flying as ubiquitous as the road and as safe as the elevator.

Why this role is mission critical: 

To support Skyryse missions, any systems, components, software or technology must be developed with the most rigorous processes to ensure they are certifiable by regulatory agencies and mostly they are safe to operate. High rigors do not mean non-value added cost, paperwork or aftermath documentations. 

In this role, you are responsible for the development of the Fly-By-Wire and Display system starting with planning, system requirements specification, system design, verification and validation of the system and software per ARP 4754A, DO 254, DO160G, DO178C, DO 331, DO 330 requirements and facilitate all FAA/DER reviews (SOI-1 to SOI-4) working closely with software group. You will be working with system architects and designers to streamline the existing system design and simulink models to be certifiable and responsible for all documentations leading to the certification of the system. You will lead the development of certiable flight automation technologies and cost-efficient processes for the new Urban Commercial Aviation industry. 

Key Objectives:

  • Develop and restructure flight automation technology working with system architects leading to certification
  • Develop and implement efficient systems engineering processes
  • Develop and maintain the certification plans and artifacts
  • Develop, design and restructure Matlab and simulink models per DO-331 requirements
  • Develop and conduct Verification, Validation and integration testing of system per ARP 4754A
  • Develop requirements for display system and data set conforming to ARINC 661, DO 200B, DO-276B and DO201 standard. 
  • Work with software group to meet all objectives of DO-178C and DO-331 objectives 
  • Work with software group in successful completion of SOI audits
  • Advocate and train the Skyryse teams to follow and contribute to the processes 

Position Requirements:   

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with a minimum of 3+ years experience in system engineering with 1+ years experience working with FAA in certification of systems
  • Working experience in ARP 4754A, DO-178/254/160 and other aerospace regulations/processes/standard
  • Experience in working with display subsystems and ARINC 661 standards
  • Experience with certification of systems and subsystems working with DER/FAA
  • Excellent communication/coaching skills 
  • Great attitude to improve processes to serve people
  • Write and review system, electronics and software level requirements
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary design reviews including PDR, CDR through different phases of development through to production readiness and certification
  • Assist in developing, writing, and reviewing certification documentation such as Certification Plans, Design Compliance Reports, etc. 
  • Self starter with ability to work independently with minimal supervision to influence organization 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD degree in electrical, computer science, mechanical or aerospace engineering discipline
  • 5+ years experience of working on certification project or FAA and/or EASA

We also have great benefits:

  • The opportunity to change the world
  • Competitive salary
  • Valuable stock option plan
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible vacation
  • A company with a huge vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, ambitious and fun to work-with colleagues!

Skyryse is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Principals only, please. NO AGENCY CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please apply directly to Skyryse. 

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