Controls, Modeling & Simulation Engineer

South Burlington, VT


The Controls, Modeling, and Simulation Engineer is a core member of the Model Based Design (MBD) team at BETA. The team member would be responsible for the development of control systems and models in the MATLAB/Simulink environment for aircraft systems.

Depending on the candidate’s areas of expertise/interest, the candidate will focus on or more of the following systems:

  • Electric propulsion unit (motor drive system)
  • Flight controls
  • Aerodynamics 
  • Battery management systems
  • Essential Functions

  • Development of controllers in Simulink that will be used to generate embedded C code
  • Modeling of physical system
  • Implementation on hardware in the loop (HIL) systems
  • Design verification
  • Tool development (task automation, optimization)
  • A typical candidate would meet the following requirements, but exceptions can certainly be made:

  • A bachelors of science degree in a STEM field
  • 5+ years working with MBD tools (e.g., Simulink, SCADE, LabVIEW)
  • 5+ years experience in object-oriented programming
  • 2+ years working with embedded C
  • Experience generating DO-178 and/or DO-331 compliant code
  • Expertise in motor controls, flight controls, or battery management systems
  • Strong fundamentals in physics
  • 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.