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UAV Software Architect

Job Brief

seeking Software Architect to contribute to the development of next-generation autonomous aircraft.

 

The Software Division is a multi-disciplinary team to design and develop flight and/or mission-critical onboard software for UAV systems.

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking Software Architect 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,  a flying taxi and a solar plane to name a few.

In this role, you will be part of a highly collaborative environment in which you will work independently on a multi-disciplinary team to design and develop flight and/or mission-critical onboard software for UAV systems. As such, candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills.

Requirements

  • 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
    • Computer Science
    • Relevant Discipline
  • Interest and Working Knowledge Normally Include a Mix of:
    • UAS or Autonomous Vehicles
    • Ground or Airborne Mission Systems
    • Air Traffic Control and Interfaces to the national networks
    • Flight Sequencing Protocols and Optimization
    • User Interface design considerations and user task management
    • Task handoff with positive control
    • Model-Based Design and/or Model-Based Test
    • DO-178B/C
    • Software that is distributed across geography with multiple levels of safety up to and including
    • C/C++, Qt, or Java

Typical Applicants will have the following background

  • Exceptional experience in the field of architecture, developments, and deployment of safety critical applications.
  • Extensive knowledge of practices and procedures related to real-time distributed architecture.
  • Proficient with Web frontend such as JavaScript, jQuery, and others. 

Aurora Company Overview:

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles.  Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft.  During the last three decades, Aurora has designed, rapid-prototyped, and flown an average of one new vehicle a year for both government and commercial customers. Now, as an independent subsidiary of Boeing, Aurora’s innovation is combined with Boeing’s size and strength, creating an unprecedented opportunity to shape the future of aerospace systems.

 

Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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