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What you build can change how we use the sky

You come to Aurora to build things that people have never seen before – the next generation of aircraft configurations, advanced propulsion, and autonomous technologies. We are a team of passionate people moved by the idea that what we build can change how we use the sky.

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Engineering

Our engineering teams work on the cutting-edge of aerospace technology, from novel configurations and electronic propulsion to autonomy and robotics. Best of all, we test our work on real air vehicles, so you can see your innovation take flight.

“I became an engineer because I was drawn to the idea of turning possibility into reality. At Aurora Flight Sciences, I’m surrounded by people who look at hard problems and weird ideas and say, ‘yeah, we can do that,’ and then go off to prove it. I feel like I’m making history and shaping the future.” 
Jessica R. Jones, AerodynamicistJessica R. Jones, Aerodynamicist

Engineering

Our engineering teams work on the cutting-edge of aerospace technology, from novel configurations and electronic propulsion to autonomy and robotics. Best of all, we test our work on real air vehicles, so you can see your innovation take flight.

“I became an engineer because I was drawn to the idea of turning possibility into reality. At Aurora Flight Sciences, I’m surrounded by people who look at hard problems and weird ideas and say, ‘yeah, we can do that,’ and then go off to prove it. I feel like I’m making history and shaping the future.” 
Jessica R. Jones, AerodynamicistJessica R. Jones, Aerodynamicist
“I’ve been with Aurora for over a decade, and I continue to be challenged and inspired by my job. Flight testing is part of our DNA here, and there is always something new taking flight. We often work on fast-paced, dynamic programs while making sure safety is top priority. There’s truly never a dull moment!”
Carrie Haase, Chief PilotCarrie Haase, Chief Pilot

Flight Operations

Flight and system test operations bring innovation to reality. Pilots, planners, data analysts, safety and maintenance experts, and more execute flight and system tests on a variety of airframes from small to large, piloted, remotely piloted, and autonomous.

Flight Operations

Flight and system test operations bring innovation to reality. Pilots, planners, data analysts, safety and maintenance experts, and more execute flight and system tests on a variety of airframes from small to large, piloted, remotely piloted, and autonomous.

“I’ve been with Aurora for over a decade, and I continue to be challenged and inspired by my job. Flight testing is part of our DNA here, and there is always something new taking flight. We often work on fast-paced, dynamic programs while making sure safety is top priority. There’s truly never a dull moment!”
Carrie Haase, Chief PilotCarrie Haase, Chief Pilot

Manufacturing

A manufacturing role with Aurora means you’ll be producing aerospace components and complete airframes using advanced composite technology and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes.

“The best part about being an engineer is that moment when something that has been conceptualized finally becomes a physical functioning system. Every day at Aurora I get to experience those moments while working at the cutting edge of advanced composite manufacturing. I’ve worked on a multitude of programs, from prototypes to starting a production program from scratch. Here, I can make a true impact on our success.”
Jake Waldrep, Lead Manufacturing EngineerJake Waldrep, Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing

A manufacturing role with Aurora means you’ll be producing aerospace components and complete airframes using advanced composite technology and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes.

“The best part about being an engineer is that moment when something that has been conceptualized finally becomes a physical functioning system. Every day at Aurora I get to experience those moments while working at the cutting edge of advanced composite manufacturing. I’ve worked on a multitude of programs, from prototypes to starting a production program from scratch. Here, I can make a true impact on our success.”
Jake Waldrep, Lead Manufacturing EngineerJake Waldrep, Lead Manufacturing Engineer
“Working at Aurora means working with great people who do really cool things. I love being part of an exceptional team that keeps this exceptional business running, and helping lead Aurora’s chapter of Boeing Black Employees Association has enabled me to make an even bigger, positive impact on the company and community.”
LeRoi Washington, Client Services ManagerLeRoi Washington, Client Services Manager

Corporate

Our corporate teams include finance, HR, IT, purchasing, and business development; just to name a few. These functions are critical to keeping Aurora running and growing.

Corporate

Our corporate teams include finance, HR, IT, purchasing, and business development; just to name a few. These functions are critical to keeping Aurora running and growing.

“Working at Aurora means working with great people who do really cool things. I love being part of an exceptional team that keeps this exceptional business running, and helping lead Aurora’s chapter of Boeing Black Employees Association has enabled me to make an even bigger, positive impact on the company and community.”
LeRoi Washington, Client Services ManagerLeRoi Washington, Client Services Manager

Aurora Life

Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups

Our affinity groups unite employees to help them build communities and fulfill their potential. ERG-led meetings and events bring together people across our sites to create connections and celebrate our diversity.

Benefits

Benefits

Aurora’s benefits include shared-cost health, dental, and vision insurance; employer-paid life and disability, and time off for new parents (including adoptions). We offer a bonus plan, and our 401K program includes a match of $1.40 for each $1.00 contributed up to 5% of base salary.

Flexible Work

Flexible Work

Many of our positions are eligible for flexible work schedules and hybrid home-office working arrangements. We can help equip your home workspace, and fully remote positions are considered for the right candidate.

Community Outreach

Community Outreach

Aurora supports activities in STEM education such as rocket camps, site tours, and community college coursework. Our employee-led Engagement Teams drive participation in a variety of local charitable events and have fun doing it.

Professional Development

Professional Development

With makerspaces, a mentor program, frequent lunch-n-learns, and an educational assistance program, Aurora employees have many opportunities to explore their creativity and expand their knowledge.

COVID Safety

COVID Safety

In adherence with Boeing policy, Aurora strongly encourages employees to get vaccinated and will continue to follow federal, state and local requirements.

Intern Program

Aurora interns actively participate in real-world assignments, help solve challenging problems, and contribute to the next generation of autonomous aircraft. Aurora offers competitive compensation, as well as housing and transportation allowance if required.

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Careers with Aurora Swiss

Aurora has an international presence through its subsidiary research and development center in Lucerne, Switzerland. Citizens of Switzerland or an EU/EFTA country are encouraged to apply for opportunities in engineering, management, internships, and more.

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Aurora Locations

Manassas, Virginia

Aurora’s headquarters is located at Manassas Regional Airport. This multi-building site includes three aircraft hangars, engineering development and build spaces, test labs, remote flight operations centers, fully equipped workstations, and a makerspace where engineers can explore their creative ideas.

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Our Cambridge office, new in 2022, is located on the MIT campus, across from the Kendall T-station. We also have a new, multi-functional lab space located in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston. Both locations are modern workspaces in vibrant neighborhoods.

Columbus, Mississippi

Aurora Mississippi is a proud member of the Golden Triangle Regional Airport community. Consisting of over 120,000 square feet of space and including technologies such as automated fiber placement, this site is a hub for advanced manufacturing and an active participant in local STEM education programs.

Bridgeport, West Virginia

Aurora West Virginia houses some of the most advanced technology in robotic manufacturing, such as our Flexible Robotic Composite Manufacturing Cell (FRCMC). Bridgeport is located in North Central West Virginia and is perfect for those looking for a small, family-friendly community.

Lucerne, Switzerland

Home to Aurora Swiss Aerospace, Lucerne is an idyllic small city located south of Zurich. This modern workspace hosts engineers specialized in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), particularly in lightweight structures, autonomy, and flight operations.

Satellite Locations

Many jobs at Aurora are eligible for remote or hybrid working arrangements from home or from select Boeing offices across the U.S. These sites offer flexibility for our employees’ working locations as well as the opportunity to foster connections with our Boeing colleagues.

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Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Read our Applicant Privacy Policy

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