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Aircraft Battery Systems Engineer

Key Responsibilities

  • Define the requirements and specifications for the modular battery pack system.
  • Define the safety standards for battery systems certification and coordinate the battery system design and testing.
  • Develop mechanical and/or electrical concepts of aviation battery system as main energy source for propulsion
  • Work and coordinate the activities with cells and battery suppliers to define the battery pack system requirements.
  • Responsible of the supplier evaluation of multiple batteries and/or active materials from different vendors.
  • Work with internal and external teams, customers and suppliers, to manage requirements plan, system validation and verification.
  • Support Certification documents preparation
  • Support the validation and verification plans execution for DO-178, D)-311, DO-254, and CASA and EASA regulatory compliance
  • Review compliance of design to specifications and requirements, review conformance of project documents to requirements
  • Manage the requirements change process, identifying customers’ priorities and recording conflicts between individual requirements
  • Be involved in the Powerplant architecture design
  • Support System design and build of rig for ground testing integrating SIL and HIL

Requirements

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in battery systems development for Electric Vehicles
  • Experience on aircraft electric systems development is a must
  • Deep technical knowledge of batteries
  • Experience with broad array of engineering tools / languages including MatLab, Simulink, SolidWorks, CATIA, ANSYS, C++, Python, etc
  • Experience with battery design, assembly process and quality and safety requirements.
  • Experience with battery integration and package design. Knowledge of BMS and energy controls
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and follow-up skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively with others
  • Any experience with battery systems for aviation will be highly regarded

To apply for this job email your details to david@dovetail.aero