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Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation Embedded Systems Group Lead in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Embedded Systems Group Lead

Job Code 3042

Location Cambridge, MA

Location/s Menlo Park, CA

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Job Brief

The Embedded Systems Group Manager role requires both functional and technical leadership.

The Electronics Systems and Power Division is a high-performing multi-disciplined organization, developing state of the art platforms and systems for unmanned vehicles.

The Embedded Systems Group Manager role requires both functional and technical leadership. The Group Manager position has between 4 and 10 direct reports and is responsible for functional-management activities to include: personnel placement, team forming, recruiting, hiring, performance reviews, and process development. The Group Manager also provides full life-cycle technical leadership and contributions such as: mentoring, critical thinking, electrical and embedded-systems requirements, architecture, design review, release, test and project execution. In addition, this group is expected to lead future efforts in support of safety aspects and certification of hardware.

This position has the responsibility to lead the assigned team to execute and mature the company’s technical programs, projects, and methods (processes, tools, organization, etc.). This position is expected to be a combination of technical delivery and team leadership.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead a medium size mixed hardware/software team in the design, implementation, testing and maintenance of embedded systems

  • Ensure staffing levels and skill sets meet the needs of the organization

  • Evaluate and define requirements in cooperation with internal and external stakeholders

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to the team during design, development, testing and validation of embedded software and systems

  • Estimate and plan projects and tasks for pursuits, program planning, and execution

  • Lead and facilitate the team with good situational awareness and priority resolution

  • Drive process and standards improvement

    Desired Attributes:

  • 7+ years of professional experience developing or leading development of mixed-signal hardware and software such as FPGAs, processors, peripheral ICs, analog sensing and signal processing

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with a demonstrated history of mentoring, building trust, and developing strong relationships

  • Experience with processes and tools for requirements management, software life cycle management, change and configuration management.

  • Comprehension of the physics and scientific theories that drive technical requirements

  • Experience defining high-level architectures and understanding associated tradeoffs.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Experience with FPGA development environments and FPGA development tool flows.

  • Experience with Microcontroller IDE development environments and tool flows.

  • Experience with PCB development.

  • Experience with Circuit analysis, simulation and test

  • Experience and knowledge of C/C++ in an embedded environment, ideally running on both bare metal and an RTOS.

  • Experience using source control tools (such as Git or Subversion) and issue tracking tools (such as trac or GitLab)

    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.