Position : Software Engineering Group Leader
Aurora Company Overview
Aurora Swiss Aerospace GmbH, started in Lucerne in 2013, is a research and prototype engineering company, specializing in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) but also supporting the development of manned aircraft.
Over 80 employees work in the areas of lightweight structures and autonomous systems.
Aurora Swiss Aerospace can also draw on the 30 years of experience that Aurora Flight Sciences, our American parent company, has in the development, design, manufacturing, operations, and support of advanced UAS systems.
Since 2017 Aurora is a subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Now Aurora’s speed and innovation is combined with Boeing’s size and strength, creating an unprecedented opportunity to lead the development of technologies and platforms for the future of aerospace mobility.
Recent projects at Aurora Swiss Aerospace include the Odysseus large-scale solar-powered UAS, the Boeing Passenger Air Vehicle (a so-called flying taxi for Urban Air Mobility), and several on-going projects not yet unveiled to the public.
As a Software Manager, you will be responsible leading a team of software engineers and will directly support programs in the development and maturity of flight and Autonomy software requirements, architecture, design, code, release and test.
As a technical delivery and team leader, you will be expected to lead the team with process rigor and development by ensuring the highest level of capability, consistency and quality of Aurora’s software capabilities, methods, processes, tools, and of your team.
In addition to the functional management role, the Group Manager may be required to support UAV programs directly either in IPT lead role or technical software delivery role.
This is one of the strengths of Aurora in being able to offer both group leadership and technical execution.
Position open to Swiss and EU / EFTA citizens or holders of other Swiss work permits.