Software Engineer - Python Developer

South Burlington, VT


We are seeking a versatile and capable software engineer to join our team with a focus on supporting R&D flight test efforts including system configuration, network communications, and data collection.  The ideal candidate is an experienced Python developer who enjoys working on diverse projects and is comfortable operating in a fast-paced environment.  They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the needs of cross-disciplinary teams. The person in this position will work in a small team environment and support the development and testing of eVTOL aircraft.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the software needs of various teams including flight test and instrumentation.
  • Design, write, test and deploy production-ready code with a focus on data capture, storage, manipulation, and communication
  • Build -> Measure -> Learn.  Think like an entrepreneur.
  • Perform code reviews for other software engineers
  • Participate in the software guild(s) to improve Beta’s software organization.
  • Mentor interns and junior engineers

  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • 3+ years developing software in Python in a professional environment
  • Strong familiarity working with and configuring Linux systems including shell scripting
  • Experience with network programming and message passing protocols such as MQTT
  • Experience configuring, running code, and interfacing with peripherals on lightweight computers such as Raspberry Pis
  • Experience working with Git version control and CI/CD systems.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Stellar troubleshooting skills with the ability to spot issues before they become problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

  • Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Experience developing software in C/C++
  • Experience using infrastructure as code frameworks such as Ansible for deployments and system configuration
  • Experience working with Controller Area Network (CAN) buses
  • Experience working with LabView, TestStand and/or National Instruments systems
  • Experience with data visualization
  • Experience deploying and using monitoring and alerting tools such as Prometheus and Grafana
  • Experience working with cloud platforms such as AWS

  • Video Interview:

    Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ( We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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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.