Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > Career Center > Job Seekers > Job Search
Job Title: Sr. Flight Controls Systems Engineer
Company Name: Supernal
Location: Irvine, CA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/24/2024
Expire Date: 08/04/2024
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Engineering, Information Technology, Transportation, Quality Control, Research & Development, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Sr. Flight Controls Systems Engineer

Rise above. Are you ready to take human possibility to a new dimension with us?


Supernal is an Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company thats developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and the ground-to-air ecosystem to support the emerging industry. By creating a sustainable, integrated, and human-centered ecosystem, we are committed to taking a thoughtful and responsible approach to entering the AAM market with a product that meets the high level of safety and reliability in todays air transportation system.


The future of mobility starts with people. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving peoples ability to move whether for work or play. Join our dynamic team as we strive to be a part of something greater where potential powers tomorrow!


Supernal provides an inviting open-space workplace designed to foster collaboration, which aligns with one of our core values. This position is required to work on-site 5 days a week.

What we do:


The Sr. Flight Control Systems SW Engineer works with the systems lead to establish architecture, define requirements, create and analyze system safety in development of the flight controls systems. This position helps to define the system standard methodologies and system philosophy.


What you can do:



  • Establish and review architecture including hardware, actuator, and sensor decisions in creation of flight-critical flight controls system

  • Aid development of redundancy management system with supplier

  • Partners with team leader to develop and review flight control system requirements process in defining the fly by wire system

  • Collaborate with colleagues on powertrain, avionics, and other engineering teams for flight controls interface

  • Work with certification team to aid in establishing certification basis for flight controls

  • Participate and review system safety analysis to ensure aircraft safety within the flight controls design architecture

  • Participate in system integration with other systems

  • Develop and participate in system level testing of flight control system verification

  • Other duties as assigned


What you can contribute:



  • Bachelors degree in aerospace, electrical, or a relevant engineering field required

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in flight control systems or similar highly integrated and complex systems

  • Familiar with system safety including analyzing fault trees, system safety reliability, FHA, SSAs, common mode analysis, zonal analysis

  • Bulk of flight controls experience in fly-by-wire manned and/or autonomous aircraft control systems design

  • Some experience with hardware development of flight control computers

  • Development standards:

  • Basic understanding - ARP 4761

  • Good understanding - DO-160 and ARP 4754A

  • DO 178B/C and DO 254 understanding is a plus

  • Experienced with Flight Controls System (or similar system) integration in the aircraft

  • Experienced with verification of requirements during flight and/or lab testing


You may also be able to contribute:



  • Strong knowledge in defining, reviewing, and maintaining system requirements

  • Highly collaborative and phenomenal communication skills

  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints

  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation.

The pay range for this position is:
$180,100$218,300 USD

Click HERE or visit: https://jobs.supernal.aero/benefits to view our benefits!



Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other category or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: ta-support@supernal.aero


This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code subject to U.S. export controls laws and regulations. If an export authorization from an applicable US regulatory agency is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernals receipt of such regulatory authorization(s) and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations pursuant to such authorization(s).


Share |
Contact Information
Company Name: Supernal
Website:https://ad.doubleclick.net/ddm/clk/545457268;354472587;a?https://jobs.supernal.aero/job/-/-/36653/65509327216?gh_src=a87d62233us&utm_source=hbcuconnect.com&utm_medium=job_posting&utm_campaign=Annual&utm_content=niche_site&utm_term=354472587&ss=paid
Company Description:

Please visit our employer showcase!
Apply Now | Forward Job to a Friend | More Jobs From This Employer

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
tanisha grant has logged 36884 blog subscribers!
cheer leader has logged 4854 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Member Activity
rochelle terrell just edited her profile. 09:07PM
rochelle terrell just became a new member. 08:57PM
sumon mondal just became a new member. 09:27PM
patrice morgan just became a new member. 09:52AM
rolawnza galloway just became a new member. 11:21AM
kyle logan just joined a new club (entrepreneurs of hbcu's). 12:24PM
kyle logan just became a new member. 12:17PM
lisa batiste just became a new member. 03:10PM
ulrika marm just became a new member. 12:29PM
dareyl brown just became a new member. 08:12AM
jason jones just became a new member. 06:47PM
david bennett just edited his profile. 04:54PM
>> more | invite friends