Modern aircraft development requires demonstrated compliance to a variety of FAA rules, guidance documents, and industry standards. The Development Assurance Group is critical to ensuring Joby’s compliance to ARP4754A for systems development, DO-178C for software development, and DO-254 for electronics development. In addition, this group guides Joby’s cybersecurity efforts and is paving a path toward future certification of autonomous vehicles. The skilled engineers within this group have established company plans, standards, policies, and procedures for meeting the various development assurance guidelines and now serve in both a mentoring and oversight capacity for Joby. As a clean sheet aircraft developer, our attention to safety and the regulatory guidance is central to everything we do. Nowhere is this more the case than in our state-of-the-art fly by wire flight control system. Our new and novel ‘unified’ design combines both control surface and propulsion system controls and will be implemented using industry leading tools, both for conventional code development and via model-based development techniques. To ensure compliance with relevant guidance, Joby is looking for an experienced software engineer with flight controls and, ideally, engine control, experience who also has a solid understanding of the intent behind the guidance in DO-178C, DO-331, and DO-332. This role would be one of oversight and mentoring to the broader development team and the individual is expected to either currently hold or be capable of obtaining an FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) credential as a Joby Company DER. Experience in the application of DO-254 for airborne electronic hardware is desired but not required.
Our goal is to find individuals who are open to new challenges and are willing to roll up their sleeves and do what is necessary to help the team certify our aircraft with a constant attention to safety and airworthiness compliance. The successful candidate may find themselves briefing the FAA one day, auditing a peer review process the next, and helping author compliance documentation the day after.
POSITION MAY INCLUDE ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY THAT IS SUBJECT TO U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS
Joby Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer