Flight Software Engineer - Two Opportunities Available

Houston, TX - Hybrid Remote /
Enterprise and Info Technology /
Full Time
/ Hybrid
Who We Are: 

We are a hypersonic transportation startup focused on doing what people once thought was impossible. Our virtuoso engineers will change the future of flight because you will help them navigate the road to that opportunity. Critical to our success is your expertise in developing mission critical flight and safety software. 

What You’ll Get to Do: 

Impact the Company
We want you to design, develop, and test flight and safety software in collaboration with the Lead Flight Software Engineer and Flight Software team. Your knowledge of C, C++, or Rust and definition of how the flight and safety software is developed, tested, and qualified will be instrumental in ensuring the success of our mission.   

Impact the Technology
You will be working directly with the Lead Flight Software Engineer and Avionics engineers with opportunities to make hardware recommendations.  Your ideation and guidance will shape the software capabilities of the spaceplane. 

Impact the Customer Experience
Your knowledge and experience will enable you to provide features to passengers.  You will have an opportunity to provide the necessary features for passenger travel, and a few bells and whistles as well. 

Impact Our Teams
We trust your experience to build functional, reliable, efficient, secure, modular, and maintainable software.  We want you to support your teammates by sharing your ideas, and giving and receiving feedback to improve the software solutions.  If you see a need to improve what we’re doing or create something new - go for it!

What You Have

    • You have 4-8+ years of experience developing embedded software in C++, C, or Rust for avionics, automotive, or any safety critical industry.
    • You have 4-8+ years of experience qualifying mission critical flight and safety software.
    • You have a high level of comfort working collaboratively and partnering with teams across departments, as it takes a team to go hypersonic.
    • You are flexible and have the ability to adapt quickly to changes to company or team goals. You never know when a breakthrough is going to happen or a new opportunity is going to arise. 
    • We have lots to do - you have the ability to manage multiple deliverables simultaneously and proactively communicate changes to plans and/or roadblocks.
    • Bachelors' degree with a concentration in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent qualification.We’re trusting your communication and influencing skills are amazingly effective.
    • And, of course, conduct all activities with the highest integrity and work ethic.

What Will Set You Apart

    • Masters' degree with a concentration in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent qualification.
    • For new grads, relevant internships and research projects are impressive and will be considered when we review your resume.
    • Passion for rockets, planes, hypersonic travel…basically things that go incredibly fast at the edge of the Earth’s atmosphere and outer space.
    • Financial acumen – we all watch how we spend our moneyMilitary experience - critical thinking and strategy will help guide this role
    • Curiosity – thinking and sharing different ways to help us grow; don’t be afraid of pushing boundaries or challenging conventional thinking.
Benefits:
Venus Aerospace employee benefits include a 401(k) plan, stock options, and medical benefits, including dental and vision. Our people work a 9/80 flexible schedule, have unlimited PTO, and receive professional development opportunities.

Compensation:
In the U.S., the standard base pay ranges for these roles are $80K-$140K annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amount will vary depending on factors including experience, performance, education, location, and other job-related factors.

Location:
Hybrid, travel to Houston, TX

About Venus Aerospace
By enabling one hour global travel, Venus Aerospace is transforming the world and our access to it. We’re building a zero-carbon emission spaceplane that will enable one-hour global travel. We are a diverse, veteran team with extreme experience in successful new space, commercial, R&D, and government/military programs.
 
We are looking for incredible, motivated, enthusiastic people that want to build a world-changing culture and organization. You will be helping Venus grow and develop, so flexibility and a sense of adventure is quintessential. We are looking for all-around AWESOME people to help us grow.
 
We’ve done the professional grind, and we’ve got a better approach. We take “Home for Dinner” seriously – we want you to work for us and be “home for dinner”. Family is important and we don’t want you to miss out on what matters most. If that appeals to you, we’d love to connect!


ITAR Requirements
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be able to meet ITAR requirements (U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State). You can learn more about ITAR here.

Venus Aerospace Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Venus Aerospace is governed on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.