Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation Autonomy Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Code 3160
Location Cambridge, MA
Location/s Cambridge, MA
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Aurora Flight Sciences is a world-leader in developing autonomy solutions for aerospace applications. The Autonomy Engineer position focuses on designing, prototyping, integrating, testing, and maturing autonomy systems.
We are seeking diverse candidates of varied backgrounds to contribute to high-functioning teams to develop next-generation autonomy systems.
0 – 10+ years experience.
Must be a US Person (citizen or permanent resident)
Bachelors degree in an engineering or applied science field or demonstrated equivalent work experience
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Excellent problem solving and general engineering skills
Demonstrated interest and capability in designing and implementing complex software systems
Experience using multiple of the following languages: C++, Python, C, Matlab, Simulink
Interest and understanding of key aspects of autonomous systems function, design, and implementation considerations
Expertise in at least one of the following areas and experience in others:
AI/ML for perception or autonomy applications
Numerical methods and computations
Route/path planning and optimization
State estimation and tracking applications
Simulation and testing
Software integration for hardware and flight tests
Additional desired qualifications:
Masters degree or higher in a relevant engineering or applied science field
Experience working in an Agile development environment
DevOps, continuous integration, and continuous development
Engineering team leadership experience
The Autonomy Engineer contributes to conceptualizing, designing, building, testing, and demonstrating autonomous system prototypes in dynamic simulation, controlled lab settings, hardware-in-the-loop aircraft simulations, and in flight on full-scale aircraft.
This is primarily a software-oriented role, but integrating with hardware systems is a vital aspect of the job.
Occasional travel may be required
Occasional work outside of normal business hours may be required to support testing and experiments or travel to customer sites
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.
As a U.S. government contractor, Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing company, is subject to President Biden’s September 9th executive order requiring COVID-19 vaccines for federal contractors. Based on the executive order Aurora is implementing a new requirement for U.S.- based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a documented disability or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement by December 8, 2021.
Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to disability or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with an approved accommodation will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.