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Electrical Systems Engineer - Technical Specialist 2

Boom Supersonic

Boom Supersonic

Software Engineering, IT, Other Engineering
Centennial, CO, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 17, 2023

About Boom Supersonic

Boom Supersonic is transforming air travel with Overture, the world’s fastest airliner — optimized for speed, safety, and sustainability. Serving both civil and government markets, Overture will fly at twice the speed of today’s airliners and is designed to run on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Boom’s vision is to bring families, businesses, and cultures closer together through supersonic travel and make the world dramatically more accessible.

Are you passionate about building the supersonic future? Come join the team and help us make aviation history!

Role Overview

Boom Supersonic is seeking an Electrical Systems Engineer Engineer to define, develop, design, verify, and conduct certification activities of the Electrical System for the Overture Supersonic Aircraft Program.


  • Define safety critical architectures for electrical systems including electrical power (primary, secondary, and emergency), lighting, ice protection, engine controls and fuel systems

  • Define electrical system requirements, statement of work, and coordinates supplier activities

  • Responsible for developing electrical system through requirements development, design, and verification activities including qualification and systems level testing

  • Collaborates with cross functional team(s) to develop and validate electrical interface requirements for avionics, power plant, mechanical systems, EWIS, and structures

  • Collaborates with cross functional team(s) to develop and validate requirements for electrical systems

  • Define logical control models and requirements for various electrical system hosted

  • applications

  • Define and show compliance for responsible systems to 14CFR Part 25 regulatory certification requirements

Required Education, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree in engineering with 5 to 12 years of experience in aerospace or an equivalent combination of technical education and aerospace experience

  • Experience with aircraft control systems

  • Experience following system certification plans

  • Understanding and experience with RTCA DO-160G, RTCA DO178C, RTCA DO-254, and SAE ARP4754A

  • Experience with applicable avionics and electrical system 14CFR Part 25 regulatory certification requirements

  • Excellent problem solving leadership skills; capable of solving hard, complex, ambiguous technical problems and capable of helping others do the same

  • Designed and participated in systems and equipment level testing

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with different groups internally and externally

Preferred Education, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience working with MIL-STD-704E, MIL-STD-461G, SAE ARP4761

  • Experience with requirements management tools. (particularly ENOVIA 3DX, Jama, DOORS)

  • Experience with aircraft level testing

  • Experience with analyzing aircraft bus power quality.

  • Experience writing system certification plans

  • Experience managing supplier relationships

  • FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) or previous experience as and ODA Unit Member/Authorized Representative


The Base Salary Range for this position is $96,000 - $150,000. 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.

ITAR Requirement

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.