Join Our Team as a Staff Aircraft Flight Dynamics Simulation Engineer
Are you passionate about aviation, advanced air mobility, and the future of transportation? We're seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Staff Aircraft Flight Dynamics Simulation Engineer. This position is pivotal in shaping the future of aircraft simulation and autonomous air-taxi operations.
What You'll Be Doing
As a key player in our team, you'll have the opportunity to:
- Lead the design and development of advanced simulations for various applications, from single- and multi-agent scenarios for complex algorithm development to operator/‘pilot’ training.
- Develop, validate, and deploy cutting-edge simulation capabilities related to aircraft flight dynamics, including flight mechanics, flight controls, GNC, and aerodynamics.
- Foster expertise within our department in flight dynamics disciplines and the simulation of flight dynamics.
- Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to identify simulation system requirements, plan milestones, and deliver crucial tools/capabilities to support product development.
- Drive end-to-end simulation development efforts to support our long-term vision of autonomous air-taxi ConOps.
- Work in agile teams to manage the development backlog and ensure that the needs of internal groups and IPTs are met.
- Define and meet long-term simulation requirements, including certification aspects of the simulation platform.
To excel in this role, you'll need:
- A bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline with over 10 years of relevant experience.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in simulating aircraft flight dynamics, aerodynamics, flight controls, and GNC, preferably in a real-time simulation environment.
- Proficiency with ARINC 429 and/or ARINC 664.
- Experience with Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) and System-In-the-Loop (SIL) simulations and test environments.
- Familiarity with aircraft avionics, aircraft systems, and aircraft operations.
- Strong skills in C/C++ and Python.
- Outstanding software architecture design and development capabilities.
- A creative approach to problem-solving.
- Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills.
Desired Skills and Experience
While not required, the following skills and experiences are a definite plus:
- A genuine passion for aviation and advanced air mobility.
- The ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with changing needs and requirements.
- Familiarity with cloud technologies (GCP, AWS, Azure).
- Proficiency in Matlab/Simulink, C#, or Java.
- Previous experience in designing aircraft systems.
- Knowledge of ARINC 708, ARINC 615, ARINC 610, MIL-STD-1553, MIL-STD-1760, or CAN bus.
- Past involvement in developing embedded avionics software.
- Experience with certification standards like DO-178, DO-254, or similar.
- Familiarity with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Model-Based Design (MBD) tools and methodologies.
- Previous work on the design, development, testing, and certification of Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTDs).
- Experience as an Integration Specialist on FSTDs.
- Knowledge of FAR Part 60 (FAA) or equivalent regulations.
- Prior leadership and/or management experience.
- Past involvement in project/program engineering and management.
If you're ready to embark on an exciting journey in aircraft flight dynamics simulation and be at the forefront of transforming air mobility, we encourage you to apply and become a part of our dynamic team. Your passion and expertise can shape the future of transportation.