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SUAS Program Manager

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 day ago
+23
Aurora seeks a passionate, experienced small unmanned aerial system (SUAS) Program Manager to manage the development of small unmanned aerial vehicles and other autonomous robotics systems. The right candidate will enjoy working in, building, and inspiring teams of incredibly smart people to solve challenging, mission critical problems with high-tech solutions and strive to build great products.

Senior Model-Based Systems Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+23
Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking experienced Model-Based System Engineers to contribute to the development of next-generation autonomous aircraft. 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’s Systems Engineers help lead the design and development of our aircraft, including supporting requirements definition, safety analyses, and certification processes. Systems Engineering also supports verification testing and flight testing activities for those aircraft and their subsystems. We are looking for experienced model-based systems engineers to support us as we evolve our practices from more traditional methods into more model-based approaches.

Aircraft Loads Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+23
We are currently seeking an experienced aircraft loads engineer to support a variety of aircraft development programs.  The position requires a solid mathematical background, a detailed conceptual understanding of aircraft dynamics, and strong attention to detail. The applicant is expected to have experience with static and dynamic loads derivation for aircraft. Aurora’s motto is “Fly Early, Fly Often” with rapid design cycles and early prototyping. Working closely with aerodynamicists, detailed designers, and analysts, the Aircraft Loads Engineer will provide load cases informing the aircraft development process.

Electrical Librarian

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+23
Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking an Electrical Engineering Librarian to support the design and development of next generation unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).  Aurora Flight Sciences designs, builds and flies next generation aircraft technologies.  Recent projects have focused on man-portable UAS, all-electric and hybrid-electric aircraft, cockpit robotics, and solar powered systems.

Enterprise Network Manager

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+23
Aurora is seeking an experienced Network Manager to analyze, integrate and refine strategic requirements for Aurora’s network maintenance, upgrade, and design process. The successful candidate will act as a technical expert in the creation and documentation of strategic designs. Leads the research, development, documentation and deployment of emerging technologies and techniques. Prepares, deploys and coordinates installation of advanced implementation packages. Acts as an expert in the resolution of advanced and complex maintenance problems. Develops strategic budget and business plans and develops and implements multi-technology action plans. Coordinates multiple engineering projects to ensure successful implementation and reduce total cost of ownership. Manages a team of distributed network engineers across Aurora locations.

Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+23
The incumbent will evaluate, develop, investigate and perform EHS operations concerning the fire, emergency, safety, and environmental programs for Aurora Flight Sciences. The position will be based in Cambridge, MA but travel to the other Aurora facilities will be required. The EHS specialist is also responsible for all EHS policies including the federal, state, and local regulations and codes.

Human Factors Design Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+23
Work with multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, including experts in robotics, autonomy, aerodynamics, flight controls, structures, flight testing, and human factors to develop user interfaces for human-robot and human-autonomy interaction. Incorporate human factors, human systems, and cognitive engineering elements into current and future research and development programs. Apply expertise in knowledge elicitation, systems engineering, user interface design, human subjects testing, training programs, and procedures in support of developing new interface systems and methodologies. Develop designs and software requirements for innovative user interfaces, potentially including novel interface modalities (e.g. augmented reality, speech interaction) for human interaction with robotics and autonomous systems. Support software architecture definition for those systems.

Project Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+23
  Description Job Qualifications (basic job description): The Project Engineer will support the Program Chief Engineer (CE) with the following: Manage the program technical statement of work (SOW) segments to ensure effective execution to contracted milestone events Lead project schedules for all technical tasks and resources, using a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in Microsoft Project, in the execution of customer technical requirements

Software Group Manager

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
3 days ago
+23
As a Software Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of software engineers and will directly support programs in the development and maturity of flight and Autonomy software requirements, architecture, design, code, release and test. As a technical delivery and team leader, you will be expected to lead the team with development process rigor and by ensuring the highest level of capability, consistency and quality of Aurora’s software capabilities, methods, processes, tools, and of your team.

Propulsion Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
3 days ago
+23
We are currently seeking propulsion engineers for multiple positions at Aurora Flight Sciences to join the Power & Propulsion Group at our Research and Development Center in Cambridge, MA. The group supports propulsion-related aspects of the development of advanced aircraft ranging from small unmanned aerial systems to large commercial transports, and conducts research on novel power and propulsion system concepts. The successful candidate will support ongoing programs concerned with the design of highly integrated air vehicle propulsion systems. Typical candidates will have an engineering degree from an accredited university and experience in the aerospace or power industry.

Quantitative Research Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
3 days ago
+23
Quantitative Research Engineers create novel data-driven solutions which enable Aurora Flight Sciences to incorporate statistical understanding and advanced techniques drawn from research in cutting-edge aerospace applications.  We work as a feedback loop between operational deployments at scale and algorithm design for autonomy, using model-based reasoning to characterize, support, and improve our  products.  You will be part of a team of developers creating a platform encompassing sensing, inference, and decision making capable of robustly handling complex and uncertain environments and generating evidence of safety and efficacy.

IT Support Specialist

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
5 days ago
+23
Aurora Flight Sciences (Boeing Subsidiary), is seeking bright, adaptable, and hardworking applicants to work at our corporate location in Cambridge, MA. IT Client Support Technician will work with Aurora teams to provide and support the IT equipment and services they need. We treat Aurora employees as our customers and provide timely, accurate, and professional support. A successful Client Technician excels in a fast-paced, team environment and possesses excellent communication skills. They have a high degree of technical aptitude over a scope of IT software, hardware, and networking disciplines.

Test and Evaluation Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
5 days ago
+23
Aurora Flight Sciences’s Test and Evaluation Group supports Aurora’s efforts in the test and evaluation of parts, component assemblies, subsystem assemblies, and full vehicle assemblies as part of our vehicle research and development programs. Test and Evaluation Engineers are expected to support programs from initial stages through completion, providing guidance on the development of test plans for vehicles, the development of test support equipment and instrumentation, and the eventual execution and documentation of test results. This also includes planning and supporting flight test operations in conjunction with our flight operations team and Aurora’s cadre of test pilots. These activities may also include qualification and certification test activities. T&E Engineers are expected to work closely with engineers from other sectors of the engineering organization, including structures, avionics, software, mechanical and propulsion systems. T&E Engineers are also expected to work closely with the other groups in the Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test Division, including the Systems Engineering Group and the Chief Engineers.

Perception Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
5 days ago
+23
Aurora Flight Science is a world leader in the development of highly autonomous aircraft.  We are seeking a dynamic individual who can aid in Aurora’s efforts to perform novel perception technologies on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).  The Perception and Sensing Group performs a key role in autonomy research at Aurora, developing hardware and computer vision software to architect vehicle autonomy solutions using vision-based localization and mapping algorithms.  The successful candidate will perform independent and team research and development involving architecting, coding, simulation, and integration of sensor systems to enable flight vehicle autonomy. 

Conceptual Aircraft Design Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+23
Aurora Flight Sciences is currently seeking a mid-level engineer to join the  Advanced Concepts Group of the Cambridge Research and Technology Center.  In this role, the candidate will pursue advanced research in aerodynamics, modelling and multi-disciplinary optimization in a fast-paced development environment and contribute to the maturation of unconventional aircraft configurations for both commercial and military applications. The candidate will be expected to conceive and evaluate clean-sheet concepts making use of a variety of enabling technologies, and support these programs from preliminary design through fabrication and flight test.  

Robotics Software Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+23
Aurora Flight Sciences is a world-leader in developing robot hardware and software for new aerospace applications. We develop and apply state-of-the-art technologies in sensing, actuation, planning, design, and system verification & validation to bring innovative robot prototypes to life. Minimum Requirements: 2 – 5 years experience Must be a US Person (citizen or permanent resident) Candidates must demonstrate interest and ability to design and

Program Cost / Schedule Analyst

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+23
•             Develop basis of estimate (BOE) to support proposal estimating. •             Solicit and evaluate supplier quotes and subcontract proposals. •             Create a resource-loaded IMS in Microsoft Project.•             Establish the project baseline. •             Create and maintain the project schedule and costs. •             Assist project manager with regular planning.

Systems Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+23
Define concepts of operations (CONOPS) for various new proposed programs and refine existing CONOPS for existing programs. Define top-level stakeholder requirements for systems, as well as subsequent levels of requirements for subsystems. Track defined requirements against testable and verifiable milestones as the program evolves. Support the generation of safety related artifacts (FTA, FMEA) per SAE ARP4761. Write and execute test plans in support of requirements verification. Define and track programs risks, including mitigation plans to reduce program risk over time.

Electrical Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+23
Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking Electrical Engineers for the design and development of next generation autonomous systems of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).  Aurora Flight Sciences designs, builds and flies new aircraft platforms every year with multiple programs in process at any time.  Recent projects have focused on man portable UAS, fully electric aircraft, cockpit robotics, vertical takeoff and landing aircraft and solar powered systems.

System Safety Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
+23
Systems Safety Engineering within the Systems Engineering Group are responsible for the execution of systems safety assessments for our programs. Core responsibilities include contributing to the design and development of aerospace vehicles and processes from a safety perspective, documenting various system safety analyses, building and maintaining Aurora’s Hazard Database, and assisting with safety-related requirements management. Safety Engineers are expected to lead those activities, taking ownership of the development of artifacts such as Functional Hazard Assessments, FMEAs/FMECAs, PSSAs, SSAs, and other items throughout a program’s lifetime, working closely with other discipline experts to populate those items and drive design changes.

Mechanical Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Design and analyze UAV mechanical systems, subsystems and components including control surfaces, actuation systems, landing gear, brakes, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, ground service equipment, etc.; determine requirements to meet customer specifications; conduct trade studies and analyses; prepare documentation for design reviews; prepare drawings for manufacturing and assembly; develop design validation procedures; develop design validation test plans; conduct design validation tests; analyze test data and prepare test reports.

SEIT Division Manager

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Aurora Flight Sciences has an opening for a Systems, Integration, and Test (SEIT) Division Manager. The person in this position has the responsibility for ensuring the highest level of capability, consistency and quality in Aurora’s work in this portion of the engineering organization. This position has the responsibility to lead the division’s engineering teams (the Chief Engineers forum, the Systems Engineering Group, and the Test and Evaluation Group) to envision, develop, test, modify, and deliver practical solutions to technical problems within this area. The division manager is also responsible to mature the company’s technical capabilities and methods (processes, tools, organization, etc.) within the engineering teams that comprise the division.

Business Development and Strategy Manager

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Aurora Flight Sciences is seeking a Business Development and Strategy Manager to join an innovative and dynamic team that develops and tests industry-leading aerospace products and vehicles.  This individual will be working with a multi-disciplined, fast paced team and should be prepared to work on a large variety of interesting projects. We are looking for an independent thinker that is self-motivated, goal oriented, and willing to learn something new every day!

Sr. GNC Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Aurora Flight Sciences is seeking a Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Engineer to lead development, research, and analysis in all areas of guidance, navigation, and control for autonomous aircraft   . Specific areas of interest include advanced control methods, simulation, and state estimation for fixed wing, tiltrotor, rotorcraft, or very flexible aircraft (VFA).  Aurora uses advanced, industry leading techniques to simultaneously accomplish robust and adaptive control. The GNC engineer will contribute to those algorithms on quick turn, first of a kind aircraft, truly advancing the GNC profession.

Robotics Research Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
The Robotics Research Engineer contributes to conceptualizing, designing, building, testing, and demonstrating robots for aircraft manufacturing, ground operations, and flight. This work is performed in dynamic simulation, controlled lab settings, hardware-in-the-loop simulations, and on full-scale flight or manufacturing systems.    The Robotics Research Engineer position is for candidates with demonstrated ability to propose, execute, and communicate innovative robotics research who wish to continue leading innovative research. The candidate must also contribute as a Subject Matter Expert in their expertise area(s). 

Software Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
We are looking for outstanding software developers across all levels of experience to join our team and participate in the full lifecycle of the software development process, from supporting software requirements definition and architecture to supporting system integration testing and verification.  Ours is a highly collaborative environment, so candidates must have excellent communication skills, and be willing to take on new tasks and learn new techniques. At a minimum we are looking for developers with demonstrated experience in either Embedded C programming, C++ and object-oriented programming, Python, or Matlab/Simulink.  Candidates must hold a four-year technical degree and they must be a US Person (US Citizen or US Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder).

Battery Systems Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking Battery Systems Engineers to contribute to the design and development of next generation electric and hybrid-electric power systems for manned and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) including efficient high performance vertical take-off and landing aircraft, high-altitude and long-endurance (HALE) UAVs, and megawatt-scale electrified propulsion aircraft to name a few.

Electric Power Systems Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking Electric Power Systems Engineers to contribute to the design and development of next generation electric and hybrid-electric power systems for manned and unmanned aerial vehicles including efficient high performance vertical take-off and landing aircraft, high-altitude UAVs and long-endurance UAVs to name a few.

Embedded Systems Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Primary responsibilities will include developing embedded software and avionics hardware for small flying robotic aircraft. Ideal candidate has experience programming OS applications as well as embedded processors. Prior programming experience required with preference to candidates with C/C++, Java and Linux experience.  Candidate must be knowledgeable on common embedded communication buses such as I2C, CAN, Serial and SPI.

Executive Assistant

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
The Executive Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Senior Vice President for Programs, their direct reports and supporting teams.  The candidate is expected to have strong written and verbal communication skills as the position includes coordinating with other Aurora business sectors, government personnel, and our customers.

Program Manager

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Aurora Flight Sciences is seeking an experienced Program Manager to lead a multi-disciplinary team focused on large-scale, complex autonomous vehicles. In this role, you will oversee the research, development, integration, testing and demonstration of cutting edge autonomous vehicle technologies for a military customer. This role involves direct interaction with world-class engineers, Aurora senior management, and a variety of engaged customers.

Quality Manager

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Quality leader for the AMA site focusing on assuring the delivered aerospace work product (HW and SW) demonstrably conforms to prescribed requirements, and the processes by which the work product is developed/produced are suitably controlled in compliance with AS9100D/AS9115/DO-178C.

Robotics Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
The Robotics Engineer contributes to conceptualizing, designing, building, testing, and demonstrating robot prototypes, in dynamic simulation, controlled lab settings, hardware-in-the-loop aircraft simulations, and in flight on full-scale aircraft. Position is available for both hardware and software-oriented roboticists.

Autonomy System Designer/Architect

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
We are looking for an Autonomy Systems Architect to help us design and deploy next generation aircraft systems to enable unmanned aircraft to safely fly within the National Airspace System (NAS). This individual will apply strong systems engineering skills, software engineering skills, and autonomy domain knowledge to solve the challenges in engineering unmanned aircraft that effectively interact with air traffic control and other airspace users to achieve regular access to the NAS. Working within a multi-disciplinary team, this individual will take these autonomy systems from concept to the field, making critical contributions to the architectural concept design of autonomy software systems  for both existing and new, purpose-built aircraft.

Autonomy Engineering

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
We are seeking talented individuals with a variety of skills outlined below at various career levels to join our Intelligent Systems Group. You will contribute to the full-life cycle of vehicle development to deliver practical technical solutions including planning, estimation, and control of cutting-edge autonomous aircraft and multi-vehicle systems.

Aeroacoustics Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
We are currently seeking an Aeroacoustics Engineer to support a variety of programs being developed in the Advanced Vehicle Research Division.  Working closely with aerodynamic and structural analysts, the Aeroacoustics Engineer will provide preliminary and detailed acoustic analysis of proposed novel aircraft designs with the intention of minimizing ground noise footprint.

Aerodynamicist

Aurora Flight Sciences
Cambridge
1 week ago
Develop aircraft aerodynamic design requirements and aerodynamic planning for projects; design aircraft lofts using high- and low-fidelity modeling tools; wind tunnel test planning which includes defining instrumentation requirements, facility selection, and model requirements; test data reduction; Perform preliminary and detailed aerodynamic analysis on air-vehicles to support the creation of an aerodynamic database and estimating aircraft performance. A successful candidate will be able to work as part of a highly integrated aerodynamics team that is able to develop new and novel design concepts while thinking outside of the box of traditional air-vehicle design philosophies and methodologies.  The candidate must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment on multiple, interdisciplinary projects.