Project Engineer | Airborne Software

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At Beta Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.

The Project Engineer for Airborne Software will apply their deep knowledge of RTCA DO-178C and supplements, best practices for real-time safety-critical embedded software development, and project engineering mastery to plan, organize, direct, forecast, and track the work of the Airborne Software team members to achieve best-in-class project execution. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of organizing and tracking embedded software projects in the aerospace domain, understanding of the dependencies and sequencing of tasks to comply with objectives of RTCA DO-178C, RTCA DO-330, and RTCA DO-331, and recognition and awareness of the interactions and transitioning of work performed by adjacent engineering disciplines.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Analyze software project scope and status to develop and maintain detailed schedules and forecasts of activities, milestones, and deliverables
  • Interact with adjacent engineering disciplines to identify, forecast, and track dependencies of the software projects and estimate and/or measure impacts to project execution
  • Consume detailed supplier schedules and coordinate, manage, and track supplier software activities and milestones
  • Supply detailed status, milestone and deliverable forecasts, and other pertinent information to the Beta project engineering team for maintenance of the integrated master schedule
  • Raise awareness of notable accomplishments and achievement of significant milestones in company forums and reports
  • Distill complex schedule and execution data into easily digestible formats for presentation to key internal and external stakeholders
  • Perform schedule risk management including risk identification, scoring, mitigation planning, tracking, and reporting
  • Develop alternative execution scenarios for comparison with current state to determine best strategic approach to project completion

Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • Minimum 7 years experience in project engineering of software projects in the aerospace industry
  • Strong track record of successful software project execution
  • Deep knowledge and experience with the activities and outputs required for DO-178C Level A compliance
  • Experience with RTCA DO-330 tool qualification objectives, activities and outputs
  • Experience with RTCA DO-331 model-based development objectives, activities, and outputs
  • Experience with Stage of Involvement reviews and communication with FAA personnel and DERs
  • Excellent team communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to lead large and complex projects
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of an integrated team

Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Knowledge of and experience with Project Management tools (MSProject, Jira, others)
  • Experience with Google G-suite including Drive, Mail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Charts
  • Experience with Collaboration tools such as Confluence and Slack
  • Relevant experience in other regulated industries will be valued