Job Details

Title Avionics System Engineer
Job Family Engineering
City Duluth
State MN

*To be considered for this position, applicants must upload a cover letter*

Job Summary:

Responsible for the research, integration, testing, certification, and follow-on support of avionics and electrical components and software for a general aviation aircraft. Work closely with equipment manufacturers, as well as other systems engineers and test pilots within the organization to establish and refine cross-system requirements for a highly integrated avionics system to help ensure a high quality end user experience with a safe, robust, and intuitive system design. 


Supervisory Responsibility: 



Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Integration and testing of avionics and electrical systems and equipment, including:
    • Requirements development and traceability
    • Research and identification of potential solutions to design objectives
    • Detail design and installation
    • Test case development, execution, and troubleshooting on both bench and aircraft
  • Coordinate design development and system integration within Cirrus and with subcontractors
  • Generate high quality reports and test plans that will be used to meet FAR Part 23 requirements



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The below requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Aerospace Engineering (or equivalent) required
  • Prior experience with general aviation aircraft/avionics preferred
  • Experience with software development processes and requirements traceability preferred

Demonstrated Proficiencies/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read, write and speak the English language
  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner
  • Ability to work both independently and within a cross-functional team
  • Ability to efficiently learn new skills and manage multiple tasks
  • Use of lab equipment, such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, and spectrum analyzers

Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio)

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