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Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation Autonomy Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Autonomy Engineer

Job Code 3160

Location Cambridge, MA

Location/s Cambridge, MA

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Autonomy Engineer

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.

Minimum requirements:

  • 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

  • Software engineering

  • 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

    Responsibilities

  • 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.

Government Contractor

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.

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