Staff Project Engineer, Systems Test

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Fremont, CA
Departments – Systems Test IPT /
Full Time /

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all-electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!

We are looking for an experienced Project Engineer to lead the development and operation of test assets used to test the different systems onboard Wisk Gen 6 eVTOL aircraft. The incumbent will manage the activities required to define, develop, implement and commission several test assets, track the project status from initiation to delivery and operation, create and manage the project schedule, coordinate departmental and cross-functional teams including engineering, procurement, manufacturing, quality assurance, and configuration management.

What you will do:

  • Lead the standing up of test assets from concept to operation.
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to ensure that the test asset is provisioned with the equipment in accordance with the requirements.
  • Assure that the test asset is configured as designed and specified.
  • Conduct design and test readiness reviews as required.
  • Assure that the test asset documentation is complete and correct; this includes specifications, design, and operation & training manuals.
  • Deliver the test asset in time to support the test program master schedule.
  • Plan all activities and equipment deliveries in accordance with the test program master schedule.
  • Coordinate activities for specification definition, design, procurement, assembly, commissioning and operation.
  • Coordinate with Facility and IT teams as required.
  • Source and manage external suppliers.
  • Act as a scrum leader
  • Facilitate Agile activities including sprint planning, daily-stand-ups, sprint reviews and retrospectives
  • Collaborate with product owners and stakeholders to build and prioritize backlog

What you have done:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, or related engineering degree
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience on aircraft verification program including test for certification credit
  • Experience with setting up labs and operating test equipment.
  • Knowledge of aircraft system architectures, avionics, and high voltage power distribution.
  • Experience managing complex test program and multi-functional teams
  • Familiarity with Agile scrum methodology


  • Experience working with high voltage battery operation and/or electric motors.
  • Familiar with aerospace processes and standards: e.g. DO-160, DO-178, ARP4754A
  • Strong engineering fundamentals and hands-on experience
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup environment

Who you are:

  • You are a highly motivated, self starting individual with a broad set of skills and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You are a solution oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • You have strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • You can adapt quickly or propose changes needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • You embrace challenges and take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player
$146,431 - $168,311 a year
Compensation and Benefits:
In addition to offering a great work environment and the opportunity to be part of the team making electric autonomous flight a reality, at Wisk, we offer excellent total rewards which include a competitive base salary, annual bonus, long term incentive, 401K, health benefits and much more.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay Range the Company expects to pay:$146,431 - $168,311per year - The starting base salary within this range for this role varies based on factors such as your geographical location, and your relevant job-related experience that is consistent with a business necessity.
We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 11 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching vested immediately, commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, wellness allowances, snacks, drinks, fruit, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and much more.

Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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