5 reasons why
  1. WE’RE BUILDING AMERICA’S NEXT X-PLANE
    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Aurora the prime contract to develop and build the Agency’s Vertical Takeoff and Landing Experimental Plane (VTOL X-Plane). This historic breakthrough in aviation technology could lead to revolutionary advancement of the U.S. military’s mission capabilities. At Aurora, you have a chance to be part of the team aiming to redefine the future of vertical flight.
  2. GROUNDBREAKING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
    Don’t wake up ten years from now wondering “what if?” This is your chance to be a part of some of the most exciting advancements of our lifetime: unmanned aircraft systems and robotics.
  3. SIZE DOES MATTER
    With a workforce of nearly 500 employees, our engineers never get lost in the crowd. At Aurora, engineers personally move their ideas forward in the innovation process and are there on the flight line when their design takes to the air.
  4. JOB SECURITY IN A CULTURE OF INNOVATION
    The projections for the growth of the drone industry are astronomical. At Aurora we are using that growth to inspire new and innovative technological breakthroughs that have real-world applications. From building robots that fly aircraft, to designing drones that stay aloft for months at a time, our engineers innovate with a passion.
  5. BE A PART OF HISTORY
    Four words you’ll never hear Aurora management say to our engineers are “don’t push the boundaries.” Our founder and others in senior management were young MIT engineers when they designed, built and flew a human-powered aircraft that set the world distance record for a flight from Crete to Santorini. Fast forward a quarter century, and our team set the world unmanned endurance record with the 80-hour flight of our Orion drone for the U.S. Air Force. Constantly pushing boundaries and breaking the innovation mold is how our company’s founders have always operated.
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Upcoming Recruitment Events

Aurora will be on-site and recruiting at the following events… Be sure to swing by our booth/location to meet with current employees and learn about current opportunities available!

University of Kentucky 2016 Engineering & Computer Science Career Fair
September 27
Lexington, KY
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Tufts University Fall Career Fair
September 30
Medford, MA
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University of Colorado Boulder Tech Day
October 4
Boulder, CO
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Northeastern University Career Fair
October 6
Boston, MA
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Come Design the Future With Us!

Aurora consistently wins new and exciting business that requires a constant need to find talent. Click below to link to our list of current openings in each of our worldwide locations. But keep checking back, as this list changes almost daily to keep up with new programs. Click here to start your search.

We’re always looking for great talent! If you don’t see an opening that matches your skills but are interested in a career with us, please send us your resume.

Aurora is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.