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Stratolaunch, LLC Sr. Avionics Engineer, Instrumentation in Mojave, California

Position Summary

Stratolaunch is seeking a Sr. Avionics Engineer, Instrumentation to complete the development of the Roc Carrier Aircraft avionics and instrumentation systems. This position will focus on both the development of new airborne support equipment design from concept to execution & upgrade of legacy Roc Data & Instrumentation systems.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead Data Acquisition & Instrumentation system development on the Roc Aircraft

  • Train and act as primary DAS lead in mission control center

  • Maintain and upgrade the current DAS and instrumentation systems on the Roc Aircraft

  • Act as central contact for any DAS expansion/addition requests

  • Perform or oversee wire diagram generation/modification

  • Manage overall DAS & Instrumentation configuration

  • Support pre- and post-flight test activities

  • Support custom software used in the integrated system

  • Contribute to the integration of complex aerospace systems

  • Perform detail design, procure parts, advocate design through review process, document design

  • Execute project ranging from procurement, detail technician direction, aircraft configuration control

  • Test project as required, lead testing, evaluate data and hold closeout reviews

  • Prepare project for flight and brief status at Flight Readiness Reviews and other similar events

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with Data Acquisition Systems

  • Experience with Instrumentation Systems

  • Experience with Labview

  • Experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio)

  • Experience with configuration management systems, Jira, Bitbucket, confluence

  • Experience with risk management

  • Excellent written & verbal communication

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from accredited institution and 8-plus years of relevant experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • US. Person Status

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aircraft and/or launch vehicle development experience

  • Fluency in C++, Python

  • Experience in Linux

  • Embedded software

  • Experience in Network Engineering

  • Hands-on aircraft build, piloting, and flight test experience

Applicants must be a US citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for this role.

Stratolaunch is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Our management team does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, especially with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law:

Job Category: Engineering