Systems (Aircraft) - Senior Engineer

Reno, NV
Aircraft Development – Systems Engineering
What We're About
Aerion is on a mission to change the face of global mobility through supersonic flight. Our leadership, engineers, and support staff all share a passion for building a new kind of aerospace company – one that asks questions, stays agile, and is not afraid to try new things. We are creating a company culture based on collaboration, data driven decisions, and adaptability. Working at Aerion is so much more than just building the world’s first supersonic business jet – it’s bringing the aerospace industry to the modern age and beyond.

Here's the Deal
As a Senior Systems Engineer you will report to the Systems Engineering IPT Lead. You will support all aspects of the systems engineering design and integration activities for the AS2 program.  

On any given day you might:

    • Maintain System Engineering processes and methodologies across the entire engineering organization.
    • Track systems performance against requirements for V&V
    • Ensure systems designs meet operational & functional requirements
    • Analyze systems for affordability, safety, reliability, and maintainability
    • Support studies for test-ability, human systems integration, survivability, and vulnerability
    • Develop, manage, & document systems requirements, including review of systems architectures
    • Coordinate civil safety assessment processes in accordance with ARP4761, including but not limited to Functional Hazard Assessments (FHAs), Preliminary System Safety Assessments (PSSAs), System Safety Assessments (SSAs), Fault Tree Analysis (FTAs), and Common Mode Analyses (CMAs).
    • Assist in configuration management of aircraft systems.
    • Audit and report progress against requirements to provide traceability
    • Work closely with program IPTs to ensure systems requirements are met through design, testing, verification and validation.

We’re looking for someone who has:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering or similar (Master's in Systems Engineering preferred)
    • 5+ years of hands-on experience in systems engineering for complex aerospace development programs
    • Strong understanding of complex systems development methods, systems testing practices, and process and tools
    • Understanding of multiple engineering disciplines, such as aero, mechanical, electrical, and computer architectures
    • Ability to interpret the results of engineering analyses
    • Current knowledge of FAA regulatory requirements and airworthiness
    • Knowledge of EASA and ICAO regulatory requirements and airworthiness highly desired
    • Applied knowledge of Systems Engineering industry guidelines and regulations (SAE ARP4754, SAE ARP4761, MSG-3, etc.)
    • Experience with RELEX, PowerLOG, EAGLE, SLICWave, or similar RM&S software applications is desirable.
    • Problem-solving skills across multi-disciplinary skill sets
    • Expertise in RM&S of commercial or business jet cockpits highly preferred
    • Highly self-motivated with a strong bias for action
    • Demonstrated success working within highly empowered teams and working with a diverse group of people

We want to build a company around people who are:

    • Highly self-motivated with a strong bias for action
    • Effective at nurturing strong professional relationships
    • Committed to fostering a culture of empowerment & creativity
Let's Build a Company Together
We're looking for people from scrappy startups, established corporations, and everything in between. Bring your ideas and experiences, be ready to innovate and learn, and together we'll revolutionize the aerospace industry!