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Senior Electronics Engineer

Raleigh, NC

Description

At Beta Technologies, together we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.  

The Sr Electronics Engineer is responsible for driving the development of innovative electric aircraft systems from conception through assembly and then through test/validation.  As a Sr Electronics Engineer, you will drive the design and development of electronic systems used for flight controls, power conversion, and battery management. In this role, you will work as part of an integrated team developing airworthy electronic components for Beta’s eVTOL aircraft and participate in certification activities. 

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Design and develop electronics for flight controls and power conversion systems used in electric aviation.
  • Design electronic hardware including input power and input signal filters to meet the EMI/EMC requirements of DO-160
  • Capture schematics utilizing passives and ICs for circuit board assembly support functions
  • Design digital circuits using clocked components such as digital ICs, microprocessors, muxes, buffers, ASICs, FPGAs, logic gates, memory devices and serial communication devices such as CAN bus, ARINC-429 or RS-232
  • Design interconnecting cabling, grounding schemes, bonding methods, signal isolation and power isolation techniques to meet EMI/EMC requirements
  • Design electronic hardware to meet requirements for power interruption, under and overvoltage conditions, current inrush and power factor
  • Design DC/DC or DC/AC power converters
  • Set up, execute, and analyze circuit simulations using PSpice or other circuit simulation tools.
  • Compute power budgets and perform thermal analyses
  • Calculate board-level reliability estimates
  • Participate in certification activities for electric aviation
  • Use standard lab probing and troubleshooting test equipment

  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • B.S. (M.S. desired)  in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 10+ years of experience in electronics design preferably in aerospace or medical applications
  • Experience in schematic Capture using Altium or equivalent
  • Experience with SPICE-based modeling software for power electronics (PSIM, LTSpice, etc).

  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Advanced Degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience, focusing on flight controls or power conversion systems.
  • Experience working within GIT Version control or other configuration management practices.
  • Experience with RTCA DO-254 design assurance practices for electronic hardware
  • Understanding of PCB layout and knowledgeable about assembly standards.
  • Understanding of or experience with component derating
  • Experience with PCBA DFM guidance 
  • Ability to evaluate transfer functions for gain, phase margin and stability in the frequency domain and stability and step response in the time domain
  • Familiarity with embedded software development in C
  • Experience in electrical design documentation, lifecycle and transition to production.
  • Pilot’s license

  • 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.

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    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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