Aerospace Software Engineer
Aurora Flight Sciences
Manassas, VA
Job Brief

Aurora Flight Sciences is a world-leader in developing robot hardware and software for new aerospace applications.

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft. We aim to change the way we travel.

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft. We aim to change the way we travel.

We frequently achieve what others can’t due to a combination of experience, persistence, collaboration, and a culture of innovation. Projects are ambitious and risky. We apply breakthrough technologies to create a new state of the art, rather than advancing the old one.

Responsibilities
Work independently on a multi-disciplinary team to design and develop flight and/or mission-critical onboard software for UAV systems.
Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills.
Deep knowledge in a software language such as C++, Python, Simulink or Stateflow.
Design of high integrity software, or complex algorithms.
Requirements
B.S. and Preferably M.S. in One of the Following Engineering Degrees

Aerospace Engineering

Computer Science

Relevant Discipline

0-2 years of programming experience in C++, Python, Simulink or Stateflow
Candidates must be a U.S. Person (U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder).
Preferred

Interest and Working Knowledge Normally Include a Mix of:
UAS or Autonomous Vehicles
Robotic System Guidance
Navigation and Control
Ground or Airborne Mission Systems
General Aerospace Flight Control or Cockpit Avionics Systems
Ground Stations
Payload Control
Model-Based Design and/or Model-Based Test
Mathworks Simulink/Stateflow Auto-Coder Toolchain
CMMI (level 3 or higher)
C/C++, Qt, or Java
Human Machine (HMI) Interactions
Programming C/C++ Low Level Algorithms
Microcontrollers and Embedded Processors

Aurora Company Overview:
Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft. During the last three decades, Aurora has designed, rapid-prototyped, and flown an average of one new vehicle a year for both government and commercial customers. Now, as an independent subsidiary of Boeing, Aurora’s innovation is combined with Boeing’s size and strength, creating an unprecedented opportunity to shape the future of aerospace systems.

Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.