Aircraft Design Engineer 1

Location: US-Illinois-Chicago
Department: Onboard Services R&D (3174)


About Anuvu 

For over a decade, our clients in aviation and maritime have used our technology-driven products and services to keep their passengers entertained and connected to the things they love, from anywhere in the world. Brands such as Southwest Airlines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Emirates and Celebrity Cruises have trusted us to provide solutions from high-speed broadband internet to movies, television and games.  

Our team of global experts take pride in providing clients what they need today while creating a strategic road map for tomorrow through reliable, scalable, and affordable content and connectivity solutions designed to meet the ever-changing technology needs of our clients' passengers and guests. 

Be Part of the Movement 

Anuvu is embarking on a new chapter with a new story to tell. As one of the leading providers of high-speed connectivity and entertainment solutions for worldwide mobility markets, we deliver what customers need today, while remaining flexible and future-focused.  

Role Summary

The Aircraft Engineering group is primarily responsible for the development and certification of connectivity and wireless IFE systems and components for line fit and retrofit of commercial aircraft. This role is responsible for generating and checking wiring diagrams, mechanical engineering drawings and designs for modifications to commercial aircraft. Partnering with Software Development, Systems Engineering and Hardware Engineering as appropriate.  Performing system test design and execution as needed.

This a contract to FTE role. You will be converted to FTE if performance is satisfactory after 6 months.

Location: Lombard, IL

Remote Options: You will work on a hybrid arrangement, but will eventually be in the office full-time. Initial training lasting a couple of months is in the office full-time.

What You'll Be Doing 

  • Design the electrical aspects for the integration of Anuvu’s broadband and video-on-demand systems into the aircraft.
  • Accomplish detailed design of aircraft equipment installations and modifications.
  • Prepare and/or check documentation to ensure satisfaction of customer, company and regulatory requirements.
  • Work to quickly resolve manufacturing and installation problems.
  • Monitor and report status against project requirements.
  • Provide electrical engineering expertise and communicate relevant information within the organization and supporting groups.
  • Perform additional duties as directed, some travel and on-aircraft testing may be required.

What We’re Looking For  

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 2-3 years of experience in aviation/aerospace preferred.
  • Requires working knowledge of and experience with aircraft design methodologies and standard practices.
  • Requires working knowledge of CAD; Solidworks and AutoCAD preferred. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be comfortable working with aggressive deadlines.
  • True self-starter with the ability to create alternative solutions.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of STC process and experience working with FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) a plus.

This Might Be the Right Place if You…. 

  • Are a team fit; can help advance our global, inclusive culture. 
  • Are self-starter who likes to roll up your sleeves and take initiative with minimal direction.  
  • Can think about tomorrow, while getting your work done today. 
  • Are a collaborative team player. 
  • Are curious and open to learning and finding new solutions. 
  • Are able to provide and accept feedback in a constructive manner.  
  • Are organized, have strong communication skills, and do whatever it takes to get things done. 

The Benefits of Working Here 

A career with  Anuvu is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills within a culture that thrives on collaboration and innovation. In addition to being a part of an amazing group, we also have competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k, disability and life insurance, flexible scheduling, pet insurance, and discounts on gym membership, concerts, amusement parks, hotels, and more!

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Anuvu is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Due to COVID, our interviews are now done in a safe environment using online platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams. 

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