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Staff Software Engineer

Company: Archer
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise.

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

What you'll do:

  • Lead the development of safety critical software components for the flight software, including flight controls, battery management systems, motor controls and actuators.
  • Work with systems engineers to decompose item requirements into high level and low level software requirements in compliance with DO-178C.
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop and integrate complex hardware/software systems.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our processes to increase safety and efficiency.
  • Provide mentorship to junior team members. What you need:
    • 10+ years of experience in a related field
    • At least a BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree
    • Proficiency with C/C++
    • Fluency with widely used scripting languages like bash and Python
    • Experience developing software complying with safety standards like DO-178C or ISO 26262
    • Experience developing software on bare-metal systems and Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
    • Deep understanding of communication standards and protocols (RS-422/485, CAN, ARINC-429, AFDX, Ethernet, TCP/IP, SPI, I2C, PCIe etc...)
    • Experience with board bring up and driver development
    • Ability to comprehend components datasheets and schematics
    • Familiarity with debuggers and lab instruments such oscilloscopes and bus analyzers
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills Bonus qualifications
      • Experience working on software for Flight Controls, Electric Vehicles (EV) powertrains, including motor control and battery management systems
      • Experience with VHDL and/or Verilog development
      • Familiarity with modeling tools like UML or SysML
      • Experience in Linux
      • Experience with DO-254
        At Archer we aim to attract, retain, and motivate talent that possess the skills and leadership necessary to grow our business. We drive a pay-for-performance culture and reward performance that supports the Company's business strategy. For this position we are targeting a base pay between $180,000 - $225,000. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

        Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Archer, San Jose , Staff Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , San Jose, California

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