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 developing the fly-by-wire Flight Control System (FCS) of our aircraft ATEA, focusing on the hardware and software related to the Flight Control System. Reporting to the ‘Overall System Design’ Leader, you will ensure that the flight control software and the flight controls architecture are compliant with certification, operational and performance requirements.
Your main responsibilities will be :
Mastering the current fly-by-wire FCS architecture and its evolutions
Design and develop the FCS software taking into account safety and performance requirements
The elaboration of High Level Specifications and Low Level Specifications
Secure the interfaces with the following teams: Avionics (Display, Flight Warning), Software Integration, etc.
Define associated Verification and Validation means for the FCS software, from digital models to experimental test benches
Verify and validate the FCS software up to the flight test campaign
The job has been made for you if you : 🛠
Have a strong experience (5+ years) in software development for aerospace applications
Expertise in flight controls architecture, fault detection and reconfiguration algorithms and asynchronous processes
The ability to analyze complex system interactions for nominal and failure cases
Experience in Matlab / Simulink
Proven experience in safety standards such as DO-178C
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 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