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Fremont, CA
Departments – Systems Test & Simulation /
Full Time /
On-Site

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 staff project engineer to lead the development and operation of an integrated test lab used to test a complex eVTOL aircraft. The incumbent will manage the activities required to define, develop, implement and commission the integrated test lab, 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 an integrated test asset 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 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.
  • Contribute towards the development of efficient tools and processes to be implemented within the team and across IPTs.
  • Act as a scrum leader

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 integrated test facilities including iron birds, systems integration test beds, hardware in the loop environment
  • 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

Desired:

  • Experience working with high voltage battery operation and propulsion
  • Familiar with communication protocols (Ethernet, A429, RS-485)
  • Familiar with aerospace processes and standards: e.g. ARP4754A, DO-178C, DO-254
  • Strong engineering fundamentals and hands-on experience
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup environment.

Who you are:

  • Strong project management skills
  • Problem-solving abilities with a detail-oriented approach
  • Ability to multitask and effective time management skills
  • Highly motivated, self starting individual with a broad set of skills and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • Safety-conscious and solution-oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • Strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and to change course as needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • Motivated by difficult challenges and eager to make commitments and deliver results
$157,557 - $181,100 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:$157,557 - $181,100per 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 committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity, and we encourage individuals from all backgrounds, including those from marginalized or underrepresented groups in the tech industry and aerospace, to apply for our job openings. We consider every candidate who shares our passion for making the impossible possible, even if they may not strictly meet all preferred requirements. We firmly believe that a diverse range of perspectives can profoundly influence both our product and our company culture.

Wisk HQ 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.

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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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