At Ascendance we are building tomorrow’s hybrid-electric aviation with ATEA, a unique Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft powered by STERNA, our in-house hybrid-electric propulsion system. We focus our efforts in designing an innovative, safe, silent, clean and affordable aircraft that will be able to blend into existing infrastructures and regulations to ease its deployment and maximise social acceptance.
If you are looking for a place where you will have a direct impact on very ambitious products, where you will work close to the hardware and where you can witness the result of your hard work quickly, board ATEA and come fly with us toward the future of aviation!
Your role : 🔎
You will be responsible for designing the flight control laws, at the heart of the intelligence of ATEA. Directly reporting to the Flight Control System leader, you will therefore ensure the flight control algorithms are compliant with certification, operational and performance requirements.
Your main responsibilities will be :
Mastering the current flight control laws (FCL) architecture and proposing rationalized improvements
Consolidate FCL specifications
Design and develop FCL taking into account safety, performance, and corner case assessments
Specify implementation constraints interfacing with the Avionics team to ensure FCL are adapted to the onboard calculator
Develop human pilot behavioural models
Define associated Verification and Validation means, from digital models to experimental test benches
Verify and validate FCL up to flight testing campaign
The job has been made for you if you : 🛠
Have strong experience (10+ years) in automation & control, flight controls, control allocation and fly-by-wire systems
Have deep understanding of aircraft flight dynamics
Gave general knowledge of overall aircraft design and design convergence
Flight testing experience is a plus
An experience of CS-23 and CS-27 certification requirements is a plus
We are meant to work together if you : 💚
Are sensitive to the climate change impacts
Have ability to work autonomously with a drive for initiative related to the start-up environment and work in a small team
Be solution and delivery-oriented
You are a real team player who wants to build a big success story with us
You are passionate about new tech
What we offer :
An international and dynamic team
A remote policy to allow you flexibility
A dynamic workplace providing equal opportunities for disability, gender equity… Everyone is welcome at Ascendance!
Recruitment process :🕐
Application evaluations (CVs….)
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Non-discrimination and diversity are our priorities. AFT is open to hire personalities with their own differences.