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Job Category: Sr. Systems Engineer- Integrated Flight Controls (Remote)

Company: Alten

Job Id: 2936





Note: Due to nature of work, only US Persons (citizens or permanent residents) need apply for this position. 


Who We Are:

We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, whether that’s by shaping the future of space exploration, saving lives with medical devices that set a new standard of care, or creating the fully autonomous electric taxi of tomorrow. Our team of more than 600 people works across industries including aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, unmanned systems and robotics, automotive OEM and tier 1 suppliers, commercial vehicle, electric vehicles, rail, and more. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers. 


ALTEN Group, our parent company, has been a leader in engineering and information technology for more than 30 years. ALTEN Group operates in 30 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and employs more than 36,000 people, 88% of whom are engineers. The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing. 


When you join ALTEN Technology USA, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees by building relationships and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level. 


Job Summary

  • We are looking for a Sr. Systems Engineer focused on Flight Controls or Vehicle Management Systems to join our team. The goal is to host and integrate the most critical functions supporting system automation, motion control and health status of the vehicle during all the phases of the mission. We work with a team of systems engineers and integrators to deliver a product complaint to a reliable and safe operation
  • You will lead functional, logical and physical architecture design and integration, by supporting the full product life cycle, from concept to detailed design, integration and verification. You will contribute to requirement and design documents, support trades and manage interfaces, among other System Engineering deliverables
  • The successful candidate has proven experience with fly-by-wire flight controls or other safety critical control systems full life cycle development. The candidate should be proactive, self-motivated, able to work in ambiguous situations, and have good prioritization skills

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned. -

  • You will contribute and guide a high performing Systems Engineering team to develop functions, architecture, requirements, integrate between system interfaces, and develop process strategy, responsible for delivering high quality Systems Engineering artifacts for a novel type of aircraft development targeting the autonomous UAM market
  • You will review safety critical system integration activities based on today's best system engineering practices, lessons learned and guidelines
  • You will lead multiple trade studies needed to achieve the most efficient and optimized safety critical systems architectural solutions that meet performance, size, weight, power, and safety requirements as applicable from the FAA/EASA regulations
  • You will lead the system requirements development and validation efforts for the Vehicle Management System IPT
  • You will exemplify the culture, mission, values, vision, and quality policy of the organization, while supporting the team with technical guidance and mentorship



  • B.S. in engineering and 8 years experience in control systems development
  • Hands on experience in development and decomposition of requirements, developing and allocating functions, and interfacing with certification and systems safety teams to deliver certification deliverables.
  • Experience with ARP4754, ARP4761 
  • Familiarity with DO-160, DO-178, DO-254
  • Experience in requirements management tools such as Polarion, Doors, Requiem etc. 
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills


Qualifications -

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. 

  • Familiarity with DO-160, DO-178, DO-254
  • Experience in requirements management tools such as Polarion, Doors, Requiem etc. 
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience with an aircraft or UAM development program
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements such as Part 23/25, Part 33, and Part 35
  • Familiarity with MBSE methodology and tools (SysML, Cameo or other)
  • Have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision, with the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced and challenging environment


Salary Range: $120,000-170,000





ALTEN Technology is a an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.