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Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation Autonomous AI/ML Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Autonomous AI/ML Software Engineer

Job Code 3001

Assigned Aurora Location Cambridge, MA

Locations Cambridge, MA, Manassas, VA

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Autonomous AI/ML Software Engineer

Position Overview

At Aurora Flight Sciences, we design, build, and fly advanced aircraft and enabling technologies. We are searching for a talented and self-motivated Autonomous AI/ML Software Engineer to help us advance the future of flight. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:


  • Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking AI/ML Software Engineers to contribute to the development of next-generation autonomous aircrafts. Our contributions to the aerospace industry include the world-record breaking Orion aircraft, the first fully autonomous helicopter (AACUS), a flying taxi, underwater vehicles and a solar plane to name a few. In this role, you will be part of a highly collaborative environment in which you will work independently on a multi-disciplinary team to design to develop the approach for the use of AI/ML into safety critical applications as well as mission software implementations. As such, candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills.

    Minimum Requirements

B.S. in one of the following Engineering Degrees:

  • Aerospace Engineering.

  • Computer Science.

  • Must be a US Citizen or Legal US Permanent Resident.

Relevant Discipline 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.

  • User / Ground Stations Demonstrated proficiency in AI/ML tools & techniques commensurate with background.

    Preferred Requirements

  • Master Degree in similar Engineering area.

  • Payload Control.

  • Model-Based Design and/or Model-Based Test.

  • Mathworks Simulink/Stateflow Auto-Coder Toolchain.

  • CMMI (level 3 or higher).

  • DO-178B.

  • C/C++, Qt, or Java.

  • Human Machine (HMI) Interactions.

  • Programming C/C++ Low Level Algorithms.

  • Microcontrollers and Embedded Processors.

    Physical Requirements

  • None.

    Salary Range (Annualized USD)

  • Minimum Range: $75,000.00 to $134,000.00

  • Maximum Range: $93,000.00 to $165,000.00

    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.

    Equal Opportunity Employer 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.

    Aurora Total Rewards At Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities. Aurora Flight Sciences provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location and date of hire. Please note that the salary information shown is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.