Staff Systems Engineer, Propulsion

Number of employees

900

San Jose, California, United States, United States

Posted on: 2024-02-21

Category: transportation

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Archer is an aerospace company building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft focused on improving mobility in cities. The company's mission is to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. Archer is designing, manufacturing, and operating a fully electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150mph while producing minimal noise. Archer's team is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 100 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise. 

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

What you’ll do: 

  • Author and take responsibility for the Propulsion System product requirements
  • Ensure the requirement set is complete and correct, with traceability to and fulfilling higher-level requirements
  • Coordinate with other System Engineers to ensure the fully integrated aircraft meets its requirements and is optimized
  • Collaborate with the Propulsion System technical lead and safety engineer to define the functional breakdown, and identify functional and physical interfaces
  • Participate in architecture definition, trade studies, and multidisciplinary integration problem solving
  • Develop lower-level requirement sets with support from the technical lead and subject matter experts
  • Coordinate the Validation and Verification processes for the Propulsion System, ensuring the plans are followed and process independence is maintained
  • Contribute to improving internal processes and tools

What you need:

General

  • Collaborative mindset
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication
  • Passion for learning and problem solving
  • Degree in engineering or related field

Technical

  • Experience developing electric propulsion systems or systems containing large electrical motors on one or more vehicles
  • Detailed knowledge of Systems Engineering processes and activities
  • Experience on one or more programs with a formal Systems Engineering process
  • Significant experience using one or more requirements management tools

Bonus Qualifications: 

  • Understanding of the Systems Engineering standard used in civil aviation and the underlying reasons and purpose for each process and activity
  • Experience on one or more civil aviation programs with a Systems Engineering process used for certification credit
  • Familiarity with the regulations and standards applicable to transport and general aviation aircraft
  • Experience developing highly integrated aerospace systems
  • Experience executing formal Validation and Verification activities in a civil aerospace program
  • Experience developing or using Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) models and tools

 

Please note that this job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position and does not include an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications

At Archer we aim to attract, retain, and motivate talent that possess the skills and leadership necessary to grow our business. We drive a pay-for-performance culture and reward performance that supports the Company’s business strategy. For this position we are targeting a base pay between $151,680 - $189,600. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Archer is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities, and those with sincerely held religious beliefs. Applicants who may require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should provide their name and contact information to Archer’s People Team at [email protected]. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

 


Archer is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position at the present time.
Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Archer Aviation does not engage with external recruiting agencies/individual recruiters with whom it does not have a prior written agreement. Archer reserves the right to make use of any unsolicited resumes that it receives and bears no responsibility for payment of any fees asserted from the use of unsolicited resumes. If you are a recruiting agency or individual recruiter wishing to do business with Archer, please reach out to [email protected]. All employment processes are managed by the Archer People Team.

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