Sensing Systems Engineer

South Burlington, VT


The Systems Engineer will work as part of a multi-disciplinary development team designing and building a subscale, Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) for package delivery, specifically this position implements, debugs, and evaluates sensing systems needed for autonomous operations. Successful execution will require cross-functional engagement with EE, ME, Software, and Manufacturing roles. This role will include hands-on work in prototype development and validation. The successful candidate has experience with fast-paced prototyping and validation testing.


  • BS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related degree from an accredited University.
  • Experience building out motion and sensor platforms
  • Experience qualifying, testing/verifying, sensing hardware with respect to a defined performance window
  • Experience translating higher level customer requirements to performance criteria that should feed into designs.
  • Ability to dive in when appropriate to solve problems using tools such as modeling languages or tools, systems modeling, and statistical analysis among others
  • Capable of simplifying a complex problem and provide an initial analysis to scope critical constraints and feature sizing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Preferred Knowledge/Experience

  • Testing and reliability experience especially in outdoor environment
  • Experience with Inertial Sensors (IMU, AHRS, INS)
  • Experience with sensors typically used in drones (RADAR, LIDAR, Optical Flow, altimeters)
  • Python or other test scripting languages
  • Previous involvement in achieving regulatory approvals in greenfield applications
  • Experience working under software quality guidelines for safety critical systems such as ASTM-F3201 or DO-178C
  • Experience with Google G -Suite and Slack
  • BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

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

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