Systems Engineer - High Voltage System

South Burlington, VT
AIRWORTHINESS – 01-7302 Systems /
Full Time Exempt /
The ideal Systems Engineer candidate has a BS in electrical engineering or another relevant engineering discipline and is a systems engineering guru that understands the critical importance of a clear and unambiguous requirement set. 2+ years of experience with high voltage direct current power distribution and protection systems. Knowledge of Part 23, 25, or 27 aircraft or rotorcraft development programs leveraging requirements-based development and demonstrated experience with Application Lifecycle Management software tools preferred. The individual should have an in-depth understanding of SAE ARP4754A and ARP4761 and a passion for safety and safety analysis in the form of Functional Hazard Assessments, Fault Tree Analyses, Common Cause Analyses, and FMEAs.

The candidate should be comfortable working with a cross-functional team of certification engineers, DER’s, design engineers, and other systems engineers and be able to provide critical design feedback as it relates to safety and requirements. The candidate should expect to contribute as a team member to establish, manage and ensure compliance to the customer, regulatory, aircraft, and system-level requirements including demonstrating compliance through safety assessment.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

    • Aircraft, System, and Component requirements generation, management, validation, and verification
    • Aircraft and system integration activities, including test rig development, and a desire to be hands on in support of development and certification testing
    • Support of ARP4761 safety analyses
    • Support of certification process, including generation of Means and Methods of Compliance, generation of technical positions, and presenting to both internal and external stakeholders, including DERs and regulatory authorities
    • Generation of certification and qualification documentation (plans, procedures, test reports)
    • ALM environment workflows

Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

    • Aerospace certification process
    • SAE ARP4754A and ARP4761
    • RTCA DO-160G, DO-331, and DO-178C

Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

    • Experience with batteries, battery recharging, high voltage, and associated safety standards and design standards (RTCA DO-311A, SAE J1772, IEC 61851)
    • Matlab / Simulink
    • Polarion ALM
    • Python or other test automation approaches
    • High-level electrical circuit design and analysis
    • Experience working safely with high voltage, or willingness to learn safety procedures

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Inclusivity Statement
Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.

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All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

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