Systems Engineer | Systems

Raleigh, NC


At Beta Technologies, 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 the lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.  

The Systems Engineer will work as part of a multidisciplinary team developing airborne electronic hardware on BETA’s electric aircraft and supporting systems. As a Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for the full system and component development lifecycle for flight-critical hardware. You will play a key role in the verification and test of electronic components (i.e. Flight Controllers, Aircraft Monitoring Systems, and Battery Management Systems). You will help develop functional qualification tests according to aerospace standards.    

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Execute the development cycle for control and monitoring systems per ARP-4754A.
  • Develop, validate, and verify requirements for flight-critical components.
  • Generate requirements trace matrices and evaluate requirements flow down from the aircraft level.
  • Support the design team in architecture trade studies, subsystem development, and definition.
  • Define, capture, and analyze interface definitions and facilitate HW/SW integration efforts.
  • Lead system functional test planning and execution, review results, and prepare detailed test reports.
  • Drive efficiency improvements through test automation and the creation of data reduction tools
  • Manage problem reports and track issues discovered during testing and verification.
  • Prepare briefing materials for technical meetings and program reviews.
  • Create documentation and artifacts to support aircraft certification.
  • Assess system and component-level requirements to determine applicable test equipment categories, test methods, and procedures.
  • Use standard lab probing and troubleshooting test equipment.
  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • B.S. in Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering.
  • 1-2 years of experience in an aerospace systems development lifecycle.
  • Excellent report writing skills, attention to detail, and thoroughness.
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • M.S. in Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering.
  • Expert with Matlab and Simulink.
  • Advanced Degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with requirements management tools (Polarion, DOORS, etc.).
  • Experience doing hardware verification and testing per DO-160, MIL-STD-810 or MIL-STD-461.
  • Flight controls or flight dynamics modeling experience.
  • Flight testing and/or system-level Ironbird/lab testing experience.
  • Hands-on experience building and assembling system test setups.
  • Experience working within GIT version control or other configuration management practices.
  • Skilled with Microsoft tools (PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Word).
  • Pilot’s license or passion for aerospace and/or aviation.
  • Flight test experience.
  • Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.

    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.  

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