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Electro-Mechanical Systems Engineer

Boom Supersonic

Boom Supersonic

Software 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 Electro-Mechanical Systems Engineer to join the Overture development team.

Responsibilities include supporting the design of the Electro-Mechanical Systems on the Overture Supersonic Airliner, working with the Overture Design Group to assist in electro-mechanical system design and support of other multi-disciplinary development activities of the Overture aircraft.


  • Work with the Overture design group supporting Electro-Mechanical & Flight Sciences disciplines to assess the functions and characteristics of various aircraft electro-mechanical systems

  • Perform assigned analysis and design tasks as assigned by the Electro-Mechanical Systems Leadership to produce equipment and systems designs that meet Overture’s requirements

  • Support development of architecture for the Electro-Mechanical Systems for Overture

  • Evaluate system and component behavior related to compliance of safety requirements and assess operational effects in presence of failures

  • Creation of tools for Electro-Mechanical Systems development

  • Capturing, validating and verifying requirements necessary for the development and certification of Overture Electro-Mechanical Systems

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

  • Working knowledge of the common industry practices used to capture requirements and associate them to electro-mechanical systems

  • Fundamental understanding of the operating principles for a wide range of sensors, such as: position sensors, velocity sensors, pressure sensors, force sensors, accelerometers, gyroscopes

  • Fundamental understanding of the mathematics and physics employed when modeling and control of physical systems

  • Fundamental understanding of the design of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical feedback control systems using time domain and frequency domain techniques.

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

Preferred Education, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience designing to requirements for an aircraft development or production program.

  • Experience supporting requirement changes for a complex program.

  • Experience working with requirements from FAA and other aviation certification agencies (EASA, Transport Canada) on requirements capture, management, validation & verification, including development of compliance checklists.

  • Experience in a leadership role on at least one project

  • Flight test program experience


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.