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Electric Power Systems Engineer

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking Electric Power Systems Engineers to contribute to the design and development of next generation electric and hybrid-electric power systems for manned and unmanned aerial vehicles including efficient high performance vertical take-off and landing aircraft, high-altitude UAVs and long-endurance UAVs to name a few.

As part of a highly collaborative environment you will work independently and on a multi-disciplinary team. As such, candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills.

Candidates must be a U.S. Person (U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder).

Education Requirements:        Engineering Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace or a Relevant Discipline

  • Entry Level:                        B.S. and preferably an M.S.
  • Experienced Level:             B.S. and preferably an M.S.
  • Senior Level:                      M.S. and preferably a Ph.D.

Experience Requirements (an advanced degree may qualify for years of experience):              

  • Entry Level:                        Recent Graduate to 3 Years of Relevant Industry Experience
  • Experienced Level:             3 (+) Years of Relevant Industry Experience
  • Senior Level:                      8 (+) Years of Relevant Industry Experience

Interests, Working Knowledge and Backgrounds Normally Include a Mix of:

  • Electrical engineering with a background in electro-mechanical machinery, power electronics, power distribution, and/or controls.
  • Propulsion system design, analysis, integration and testing of advanced synchronous and asynchronous components including motors, generators, power control electronics, conductors, and energy storage devices.
  • Familiarity with advanced electric propulsion system components:
    • High torque density motors
    • High performance energy storage devices
    • Power electronics
    • High voltage distribution harnesses and interconnects
  • Knowledge of system chain of
    • Power Generation
    • Electric Energy Storage
    • System Control
    • Propulsion
  • Engineering Industry Background May Include:
    • Analytical research and product development
    • Automotive or locomotive electric propulsion
    • Aerospace and aircraft propulsion

Aurora Flight Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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An Insider's view of Aurora Flight Sciences

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I look forward to coming into work every day, because the office is abuzz with excitement and innovation. Everyone is working on new things and pushing the boundaries of aerospace. The hallway chatter ranges from topics in advanced aerodynamics to when the next rock-climbing meet-up will be. I imagine this is how NASA felt during the space race.


Aircraft Conceptual Designer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Aurora is committed to solving challenging technical problems across the aerospace industry. Our team is focused on providing core functions that enable certifiable autonomy in practice, from autonomous threat detection/mitigation to planning, estimation, and control of optionally piloted aircraft in unstructured environments.


Autonomy Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

To be successful one has to be an optimist and take initiative. We are working on projects that have not been done before so every new idea or approach needs to be welcomed with creativity and an open mind. Learning is endless here, but it is up to the individual to ask questions and take ownership of their work.

Destiny Mora

Embedded Systems Engineer

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

At Aurora creativity is a necessity. Most of our projects are at the cutting edge of what’s possible and require solving one or more engineering problems that have never before been solved before. It’s in our DNA and we encourage this from Day 1.


Senior Vice President of Programs

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

This is where you get to work with the smartest people, across every discipline, on a multitude of trailblazing products. This is where your voice will always be heard. This is where you will be encouraged to try everything. This is where you want to be.


Mechanical Systems Group Lead

What are Aurora Flight Sciences Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
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