Systems Engineer Specializing in Aviation Research
  • Architecture Technology Corproation
  • San Jose, CA
  • July 30, 2019
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Job Description

If you have experience with Aircraft operations or air traffic management, then we want to talk to you.

Systems Engineer - Specializing in Aviation Research

 Silicon Valley

Our Systems Engineers are responsible for making improvements to models currently in production, as well as, dreaming up new and interesting projects. As someone who is passionate about solving problem via data, you’ll apply those skills to help our clients’ innovative, cutting-edge real time solutions. Solutions that will be applied to the National Air Space (NAS).

As a Systems Engineer specializing in Aviation Research, you’ll develop innovative new concepts, design, apply data-driven analysis techniques, and implement advanced algorithms for; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), United State Air Force (USAF), United State Army (US Army) and many other Federal Agencies.

Some of the recent project this position has worked on are; Urban Air Mobility (UAM), In-time System-wide Safety Assurance (ISSA), Trajectory Based Operations (TBO), Air Traffic Automation, Airborne Aerial Networks, Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs), Flight Simulators, Air Traffic Management Simulators and Commercial Space Launch.

You will find while working at Architecture Technology Corporation (ATCorp), there is no shortage of opportunity to make a significant and lasting impact. Our teams are constantly developing and receiving patents for our technology concepts. Core daily activities include:

  • Design and implementation of next generation decisions support tools; automation systems, models, simulators and data driven solutions
  • Originating ideas for new solutions and products
  • Proposal writing
  • White paper writing

Our Systems Engineers are writing the white paper their peers are reading.

We are looking for individuals with a Bachelor Degree or higher in:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Physics
  • Statistics

You must have experience with / in:

  • Algorithm Development
  • Data Analysis
  • Advanced Data-Driven Techniques
  • Fundamental Modeling and Simulation
  • Java or C/C++
  • MATLAB, Python
  • NoSQL Databases
  • Relationship Databases

When you are ready to take your career to a new level, we’d love to talk to you!

With over 35 years of experience, Architecture Technology Corporation (ATCorp) offers our customers demonstrated results and solutions through proven and effective technology development and application. As a small business, we do very big things. We have the advantage and ability to quickly adapt. This allows us to provide our customers with flexibility in creating, custom, cutting edge, systems with features that meet their next generation requirements.

We currently have offices in Minneapolis MN, Washington DC, Falls Church VA, San Jose CA (Silicon Valley) and Ithaca NY. This position will be located in sunny San Jose CA.

If you are ready to do something BIG we want to talk to you!

Why work with us?

First, we don’t just talk about our great work life balance and work culture, we truly live it. For the last seven years, we have won the When Work Works Award. In 2018, we were one of only ninety seven companies in the US who received the When Work Works Award. When Work Works, recognizes employers that excel at offering a variety of employee initiatives such as work-life fit policies, flexible scheduling and transition to parenthood programs. Two-thirds of an organization’s winning score is based on a survey of its employees. In short, our employees love working here.

Second, our benefits package is great! We offer; Award Winning Work Place, 40 Hour Work Week, Flexible Work Schedule, Competitive Pay ($80k - $150k), Generous Paid Time Off (PTO), Floating Holidays, Paid Holidays, Extended Leave Bank (ELB) (can be used for Paternity leave), 401(k) with employer matching, Health and Dental Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Fitness Discounts, Long Term Disability (LTD), Short Term Disability (STD), Life Insurance, Jury Duty Pay, Bereavement Pay, Pet Bereavement Pay, Employee Assistance Program and Relocation (where applicable).

Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Candidates will be required to pass a background check. Per government contract requirements, candidates for these positions must be a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.

Systems Engineer - Aviation Research

Reports to Technical Director

Job summary

  • Design and or innovate new idea and technologies
  • Programming and research
  • Confirms product performance by designing and conducting tests
  • Extensive regular contact with assigned project clients
  • Participating in client/contractor meetings and resolving client/engineering and management project issues
  • Creating system and software architectures
  • Developing, testing, and deploying software
  • Large-scale Software Systems Integration and test
  • Building commercial products
  • Conduction research and development
  • Providing customized consulting services
  • Application of systems analysis techniques and procedures
  • Determine hardware, software or system functional specifications
  • Assist in achieving project goals
  • Work with multiple projects
  • Interface with various departments
  • Other jobs as assigned by supervisor

Abilities Required

  • Self-starter, able to drive projects to completion in circumstances where little guidance and support is available
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must play well with others


  • Full-time
  • Exempt

Disclaimer - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.