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Senior Aircraft Integration Engineer

Skydweller

Skydweller

Mississippi, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

About Us:

Skydweller Aero Inc. is a transatlantic cutting-edge aerospace company developing solar powered aircraft solutions capable of achieving perpetual flight with heavy, and powerful payload capacity. Utilizing technology based upon the longest continuous renewably powered flight program in history, this fast-growing startup is developing a new class of unmanned aircraft, providing the persistence of geosynchronous satellites with the powerful sensing capabilities and the flexibility of a large, airborne platform. Skydweller Aero Inc. has World and US headquarters in Oklahoma City and European offices headquartered in Spain.

About the Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Aircraft Integration Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will possess a comprehensive understanding of mechanical, electrical, and avionics systems, coupled with extensive experience in aircraft integration. As a pivotal member of our engineering team in Stennis, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the seamless integration of various aircraft systems, optimizing performance, functionality, and safety.

Responsibilities:

1. Aircraft System Integration: Lead the integration efforts of mechanical, electrical, and avionics systems into aircraft platforms, ensuring compatibility, reliability, and performance.

2. Design and Development: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and refine integration strategies, incorporating industry best practices and innovative solutions.

3. Requirements Analysis: Conduct thorough analysis of system requirements and specifications to inform integration processes, identifying potential conflicts and proposing mitigation strategies.

4. Documentation and Reporting: Generate detailed documentation of integration processes, test results, and performance evaluations, maintaining accurate records and communicating findings to relevant stakeholders.

7. Continuous Improvement: Proactively identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency improvements, driving continuous improvement initiatives across integration workflows.

Desired Skills and Experience:

1. Education: Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field. Master's degree preferred.

2. Experience: Minimum of 8 years of experience in aircraft integration or a closely related field, with a proven track record of successful project delivery and leadership.

3. Technical Proficiency: In-depth knowledge of aircraft systems, including mechanical, electrical, and avionics components. Familiarity with industry standards and regulations (e.g., FAA, EASA) is essential.

4. Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with the capacity to troubleshoot complex integration issues and develop effective solutions.

5. Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to diverse audiences effectively.

6. Team Leadership: Demonstrated leadership capabilities, with experience leading cross-functional teams and fostering a collaborative work environment.

7. Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work within established timelines.

8. Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities and adapting to evolving project requirements.

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Company Benefits:

1. Health insurance: We offer health insurance to all FTEs, which can include medical, dental, and vision coverage.

2. Paid time off: This includes vacation time, sick leave, and personal days.

3. Flexible schedules: we offer flexible schedules; we help employees achieve a better work-life balance.

4. Professional development opportunities: we may offer training, educational opportunities, or tuition reimbursement programs to help employees develop their skills and advance their careers.

5. Wellness programs: we offer wellness programs that promote healthy living and can include things like gym memberships, nutrition counseling, or stress-management classes.

6. Stock options: all FTEs after one year of seniority may have the opportunity to receive options as part of their compensation package.

7. Bonuses: we offer bonuses or other forms of performance-based compensation to reward employees for their hard work and achievements.