Mission Display Software Engineer

Joby Aviation

Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Full time

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Feb 20

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Joby Overview

Located in Northern California, the Joby Aviation team is steadily working toward our goal of creating an affordable, all-electric air transportation system. Imagine an air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly and quickly carries you over the traffic congestion below, giving you back the time that otherwise would have spent sitting in traffic. Since 2009, our team has been making this dream a reality, designing and flight testing a prototype aircraft capable of serving in a network of electric air taxis. We’re looking for talented individuals to join our team as we push onwards toward certifying the aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration and preparing for commercialization with launch targeted in select markets for 2024. 


Joby Aviation is a seeking a skilled software engineer to join our mission display team that is working to further develop our clean sheet design, fully electric, eVTOL aircraft for the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industry. We are growing aggressively and so are looking to add to our SW team a talented C++ SW Engineer that will design and develop safety critical software for our integrated flight deck.


  • Design, development, and implementation of real time, flight critical, mission display software utilized within the Joby flight deck.
  • Gathering requirements from our test pilots and Joby engineers


  • University degree in computer science, computer engineering, physics, mathematics, or similar field; or, a very strong portfolio of designed and implemented applicable software
  • 3+ years of experience working in a related/relevant industry
  • Expert knowledge of object-oriented programming methodology and multi-layered system architectures
  • Expert knowledge of C++ 
  • Knowledge of and experience with real-time operating systems and embedded systems
  • Experience with modern integrated development environments and debuggers
  • Experienced in continuous integration pipelines: build, test, and report
  • Experience with version control tools such as Git
  • Open mind, with willingness to learn to new techniques and technologies


  • Experience with or knowledge of DO-178B/C, particularly writing requirements
  • Experience with Requirements Management Tools such as Polarion, DOORs, or Jama
  • Knowledge of and experience with real-time operating systems and embedded systems
  • Experience with agile practices

Pursuant to various local, state, and federal regulations, you must show proof of your full COVID-19 vaccination status prior to your start date. Exemption requests are available for bona fide religious and medical circumstances.

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