Senior Flight Software Engineer

Mountain View, CA or Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 133K - 239K
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Reliable Robotics

We believe aircraft should fly themselves. Advanced automation will make aircraft safer, more available, more affordable and fundamentally transformative to the way goods and people move around the planet.

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We believe aircraft should fly themselves. Automated aviation systems will enable a future where air transportation is safer, more convenient and fundamentally transformative to the way goods — and eventually people — move around the planet. We are a team of mission-driven engineers with experience across aerospace, robotics and self-driving cars working to make this future a reality.
As a Senior Flight Software Engineer at Reliable Robotics, you will bring leadership and hands-on software skills to automate the operation of highly complex aircraft systems. Our Flight Software teams are deeply involved in all aspects of the development and certification of the Reliable Robotics autonomy stack, and play a central role in bringing our aircraft to life.
In your role as Senior Flight Software Engineer, you will lead projects to develop C++ software in a bare metal environment that works with sensors & control systems, robustly handles system faults, and integrates with other vehicle subsystems. You'll define software architecture and high-level requirements to set direction for project teams. You'll create processes to increase software quality and safety. When projects reach critical decision points, you'll evaluate technical and scope trade-offs to choose the best path forward. You'll mentor other engineers to help them grow in all aspects of their jobs.

Basic Success Criteria

  • Thorough understanding of computer architecture, operating systems and networking
  • Significant industry experience developing software for embedded, high performance, safety critical applications, or similar environment
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Criteria

  • Significant industry experience developing software in C or C++
  • Experience working in a DO-178 environment or similar
  • Experience developing products from concept to launch
  • Exposure to control theory, linear algebra, optimization algorithms, aircraft dynamics, or similar
  • Experience in hardware / software integration
Flight Software links together the mechanical, avionics, algorithmic, and embedded worlds to actually make the airplane fly. The core nature of the role offers the opportunity to lead projects with cross-disciplinary teams solving complex, novel problems in the areas most exciting to you.
Senior Flight Software Engineers can work on site at our headquarters in Mountain View, CA or fully remote.
The estimated salary range for this position is $133,500 to $239,000.  At Reliable Robotics, we strive to provide competitive and rewarding compensation based on experience and expertise, as well as market conditions, location, and pay equity.  
In addition to base compensation, Reliable Robotics offers stock options, employee medical, 401k contribution, great co-workers and a casual work environment.
Reliable Robotics does not presently sponsor candidates for employment visas. In order to comply with export control regulations applicable to our technology and products, all candidates for this position must reside in the United States and be “U.S. persons” for purposes of the Export Administration Regulations (i.e., a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as refugees or granted asylum in the U.S.) or otherwise eligible to access our technologies without an export license.
At Reliable Robotics, our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workforce.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, ancestry, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability or medical conditions, national origin, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment and promotion is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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Region: North America
Country: United States
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