UAV Systems Engineer

Boeing   •  

Manassas, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 247 days ago

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Job Description

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking System Engineers to contribute to the development of next-generation autonomous aircrafts. Our contributions to the aerospace industry include the world-record breaking Orion aircraft, the first fully autonomous helicopter (AACUS), a flying taxi and a solar plane to name a few.

Aurora uses an iterative, tailored approach for the system design activity. You will be part of a highly collaborative environment in which you will work independently and on a multi-disciplinary team to plan, design and develop systems, write test plans and test cases, conduct unit integration and perform system level testing. As such you must have excellent organization and communication skills, the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills to balance the facets of system design maturity, schedule and risk (technical and programmatic).

  • Candidates must be a U.S. Person (U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder).
  • Education Requirements:    B.S. and Preferably M.S. in One of the Following Engineering Degrees
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • System Engineering
    • Relevant Discipline
  • Experience Requirements:    2 (+) Years of relevant System Design experience
  • Interest and Working Knowledge Normally Include a Mix of:
    • UAS or Autonomous Vehicles
    • Liquid and/or Electric Propulsion
    • Autonomy / Robotic System Guidance
    • Ground or Airborne Mission Systems
    • Safety Critical / MILSTD 516C Airworthiness / Aircraft Certification process
    • System Design (system safety, RAM, FMECA, etc.)
    • Model Based System Engineering
    • SysML use and management
    • Product Lifecycle Management, SysML, and requirements tracking software integration
    • DOORs or similar tool
    • Familiarity with Matlab to assess configuration options
    • CMMI (level 3 or higher)
    • Human Machine (HMI) Interactions