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Flight Operations Engineer Jobs in Bend, OR at Edge Autonomy

Title: Flight Operations Engineer

Company: Edge Autonomy

Location: Bend, OR

Work Location: Bend, Oregon
Full Time Position
Edge Autonomy, headquartered in San Luis Obispo, California, is a leader in unmanned and autonomous systems technology and was established with the goal of developing the most advanced platforms and sensors in the unmanned systems market. Edge Autonomy brings a diverse ecosystem of unmanned platforms, EO/IR camera payloads, and unmatched global reach with manufacturing and flight test facilities that service customers with innovation, speed, and agility. Learn more about Edge Autonomy at www.edgeautonomy.io.
Purpose of the Position
The purpose of this position will be to fly the drones.
Responsibilities
This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Perform technical analyses related to requirements definition, software and hardware design, functional as well as reference architectures, and integration and testing of autonomous unmanned aircraft systems.

Provides systems engineering expertise to assist government and industry partners to ensure effective integration and interoperability of UAV platforms with ground systems.

Assist in the development of system performance metrics and technical performance measures used to verify achievement of capability objectives.

Assist Government personnel in maintaining quality assurance and configuration control of complex software systems as they evolve.

Applies knowledge of the state of technology in Unmanned Aerial Systems, military aviation human architectures, aircraft mission systems integration, and optimally, interoperability with autonomous systems. Generate relevant documents and presentation materials to support the clients.

Testing and Validating UAV system performance

Troubleshooting autonomous flight systems

Working with operational teams on root cause analysis

Required Qualifications
· US Citizenship with the ability to obtain or currently has DoD Secret Clearance
· I9 documentation at hire
· Background Check
· 7+ years’ experience in systems engineering
· Strong experience and technical understanding of UAV or other platforms including flight control systems
· Strong experience in RF/Radio data links including Remote Controls, and Digital radios, and GNSS/GPS systems
· 3-5 years’ experience in the integration of hardware and software in UAS
· MS Project is highly desired
· Knowledge of configuration management and change control procedures is a plus
· Knowledge of software quality assurance methods is a plus
· Knowledge of STANAG-4586 and experience with UAS/UAV/RPV command and control
· Ability to travel on occasion
· Ability to take initiative and think proactively
· Ability to work some extended hours (early/late shifts as required, etc.)
· Knowledge of facility regulations and safety standards (OSHA, EPA, ADA, NFPA)
Hiring Requirements

If a Provisional Offer of Employment is extended, a background check is required, and the Offer of employment is contingent on the results.
This is an hourly position requiring 40 hours a week during normal business hours. Additional hours may be required to support development or production goals.
Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is a condition of employment at Edge Autonomy. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Edge Autonomy will be required prior to starting employment with the company.

A Note on Our Response to COVID-19:
Our workplace requires that all employees be fully vaccinated. Persons with documented medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs will be reasonably accommodated in accordance with applicable law. Employment is contingent upon proof of vaccination or exemption.
Edge Autonomy is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees. While we continue to meet our commitments delivering the highest quality product to our customers, the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees and their families remains our top priority. As the situation evolves, so does our plan. Not only are we following all CDC, state, and local guidelines, but we’re taking extra precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We remain vigilant and will continue to be proactive in keeping our community safe.
What we Offer:
At Edge Autonomy we care about all team members. We offer a positive culture with opportunities for career growth, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision insurances, paid vacation time, paid holidays, additional paid sick time, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with up to 4% company matching contribution.
Edge Autonomy is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
Edge Autonomy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
All job requirements are subject to possible revision to reflect changes in the position requirements or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a threat or risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to which will be required in this position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor/manager (within guidelines and compliance with Federal and State Laws). Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.
A Note on Our Response to COVID-19 (and Contagious Diseases):
Our workplace requires that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid 19. Persons with documented medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs will be reasonably accommodated in accordance with applicable law. Employment is contingent upon proof of vaccination or exemption.
Edge Autonomy is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees. While we continue to meet our commitments delivering the highest quality product to our customers, the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees and their families remains our top priority. As the situation evolves, so does our plan. Not only are we following all CDC, state, and local guidelines, but we’re taking precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 or new variance outbreaks. We remain vigilant and will continue to be proactive in keeping our community safe.
Veterans Status
To our veterans and separated service members, you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Edge Autonomy. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Edge Autonomy seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Edge Autonomy home.
ADA
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the candidate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Most work performed in enclosed buildings. This position is primarily housed in a temperature-controlled office. While performing the duties, candidate is frequently exposed to computer terminals, sitting, and standing for long lengths of time. Frequent and prolonged periods of time looking at a computer screen. Walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, sitting, bending during each workday. The vision requirement includes, close vision, distant vision, computer vision. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard. Usage of copier machines, printer machines, and machines designated to engineering practices. Carrying up to 50 pounds. PPE for production, as well as PPE for Covid and infectious diseases include facial mask, protective gloves as necessary. These ADA requirements are not inclusive of the performed and responsibilities to be held by the candidate.
All responses will be handled with strict confidentiality.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $64,108.98 – $138,093.90 per year
Benefits:

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Schedule:

8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

Bend, OR 97703: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)

Experience:

MATLAB: 1 year (Preferred)

Security clearance:

Confidential (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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