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Mission Displays Engineer

Company: Joby Aviation
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Joby OverviewLocated in Northern California, the team at Joby Aviation is driven by our goal of creating an affordable, all-electric air transportation system. Imagine a piloted air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly carries you and your fellow passengers over the congested city streets below, enabling you to spend more time with the people and places that matter most. Since 2009, our team has worked steadily to make this dream a reality. We've designed and tested many generations of prototype aircraft capable of serving in a network of electric air taxis. We're looking for talented, committed individuals to join our team as we push onwards toward certifying the Joby aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration, scaling our manufacturing, and preparing to launch commercial service in 2025.
Joby Aviation is seeking a skilled software engineer to join our Mission Displays team. We are working to further develop our clean-sheet-design, fully-electric, eVTOL aircraft for the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industry. We are looking to add a talented C++ SW Engineer to our SW team that will design and develop safety-critical software for our integrated flight deck.

  • Design, development, and implementation of real time, flight critical, mission display software utilized within the Joby flight deck.
  • Gathering requirements from our test pilots and Joby engineers
  • Integration with internal and external software suppliers


    • Expert knowledge of object-oriented programming methodology and multi-layered system architectures
    • Expert knowledge of C++
    • Experience with modern integrated development environments and debuggers
    • Experienced in continuous integration pipelines: build, test, and report
    • Experience with version control tools such as Git
    • Open mind, with willingness to learn to new techniques and technologies
    • 2+ years experience graphics software development (OpenGL, Direct3D, Vulkan or similar cross-platform graphics API)
    • 3+ years of experience working in a related/relevant industry
    • University degree in computer science, computer engineering, physics, mathematics, or similar field; or, a very strong portfolio of designed and implemented applicable software


      • Video game and graphics design or experience designing aircraft primary flight displays
      • Piloting aircraft, avionics hardware, electric cars or similar systems
      • Understanding of DO-178C or safety critical software
      • Knowledge of and experience with real-time operating systems and embedded systems

        Compensation at Joby is a combination of base pay and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). The target base pay for this position is $104,900-$139,800/year. The compensation package will be determined by job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.Joby also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, and more.
        Joby Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Joby Aviation, Santa Cruz , Mission Displays Engineer, Engineering , Santa Cruz, California

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