Electrical Engineer

Raleigh, NC


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 Electrical Engineer will work as part of the team developing BETA’s electric aircraft and supporting systems. As an Electrical Engineer, you will help design and develop electronic systems used for flight controls, health monitoring and battery management. In this role, you will work as part of an integrated team helping to develop and certify electronic components for Beta’s electric aircraft.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Help develop electronics for flight controls and HUMS systems used in electric aviation
  • Capture schematics to support printed circuit board assembly functions
  • Analyze electronic hardware including input power and input signal filters 
  • Design and analyze digital circuits using clocked components such as digital ICs, microprocessors, muxes, buffers, ASICs, FPGAs, logic gates, memory devices, and serial communication devices used for CAN bus, ARINC-429 or RS-232
  • Analyze analog signal input conditioning circuits
  • Use PSpice or other circuit simulation tools to validate electric circuits
  • Compute power budgets and perform thermal analyses
  • Calculate board-level reliability estimates
  • Use standard lab probing and troubleshooting test equipment
  • Build and test prototype hardware
  • Develop electronic test fixtures (bed-of-nails) and write hardware test procedures
  • Review PCB layouts and coordinate with contract manufacturers
  • Investigate electronic component candidates and work with sourcing to procure parts
  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 3+ years of experience in electronics design and schematic capture using Altium or equivalent
  • Experience with SPICE-based modeling software for power electronics (e.g. LTSpice).
  • Experience with component management, part selection, derating, and part obsolescence
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Experienced in PCB layout and knowledgeable about assembly standards
  • Advanced Degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with layout tools, KiCad, PCB123 or Altium
  • Experience working within GIT version control or other configuration management practices
  • Experience with requirements-based design
  • Ability to evaluate transfer functions for gain, phase margin and stability
  • Pilot’s license or interest in aviation
  • 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.

    Video Interview:

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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.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.