Preliminary Design Specialist, Aircraft Systems at Boom Technologies, Inc (Greater Denver Area, CO)

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About Boom Supersonic
Boom Supersonic is the Denver-based company redefining commercial flight by bringing supersonic flight back to the skies with Overture. This historic airliner is designed and committed to industry-leading standards of speed, safety, and sustainability. Boom’s vision is to bring families, businesses, and cultures closer together through supersonic travel and make the world dramatically more accessible.
Boom is the first commercial airplane manufacturer to commit to a carbon-neutral flight test program and to build sustainability into its entire aircraft program. The company is backed by world-class investors and has 30 aircraft on pre-order. Founded in 2014, Boom has assembled a team of over 150 full-time employees who have made contributions to over 220 air and spacecraft programs.
Are you passionate about building the supersonic future? Help us make aviation history.
Role Overview 
We are seeking a Preliminary Design Specialist, Aircraft Systems to join our team. You will be responsible for developing the systems architecture for Overture as well as the Systems Engineering process at Boom Supersonic. Additionally, you will be a part of a world class team of engineers.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Work hand-in-hand with the Certification Manager, Chief Engineer, and Program Leadership to architect a world class approach to systems engineering
  • Lead the trade studies of aircraft systems to find the right solution for Overture
  • Design (CATIA) high level (low fidelity) system layouts to support the system trade studies
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related experience required
  • 10+ years experience on at least one aircraft program from initial concept through flight and certification
  • Fundamental understanding of every key technical discipline (configuration, aero, systems, propulsion, structures, software/avionics, flight test, manufacturing)
  • Part 23 or 25 certification experience (part 25 preferred)
  • Familiarity with: Guidelines for Development of Civil Aircraft and Systems per ARP 4754, Aircraft Safety Assessment Process per ARP 4761 Software Development Life Cycle per DO-178 and Environmental qualification per DO-160
  • 5+ Years experience with Product Life Cycle software system management (DOORS, TeamCenter, Jama, 3DS, etc.)
  • Excellent problem solving leadership skills; can lead a team through solving hard, complex, ambiguous technical problems
  • Persuasive—must be able to win support of internal and external parties alike
  • Strong communication skills, the ability to interface effectively with different groups internally and externally
  • High bar; builds and retains world-class teams
It would be great if you had:
  • Masters/PHD in related field of engineering
  • Member of aerospace industry advisory and / or rule-making boards

The Base Salary Range for this position is $135,000-$225,000 and represents the low and high end of the range for this position. Actual salaries will vary based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Boom’s total rewards package for employees. Other rewards may include performance bonuses, long term incentives/equity, an open PTO policy, and many other progressive benefits.

To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here (
Boom is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
Want to build a faster future? Come join Boom.  
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