Staff Systems Test Engineer

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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 a Staff Systems Test Engineer to join the Systems Test Team and support the aircraft level integrated testing. You will be responsible for designing, procuring, assembling and commissioning test assets used for the Verification and Validation (V&V) of Wisk Generation 6 Aircraft Systems.

What you will do:

  • Lead the design architecture of integrated system test assets.
  • Drive a cross functional team to develop test asset specifications and test plans.
  • Lead the development of the test asset from conceptual design to final commissioning.
  • Write test specification, assembly document, operation manual and test procedures.
  • Develop wiring diagrams and mechanical drawings.
  • Select and integrate transducers and data acquisition devices into test setups.
  • Develop test scripts in Labview and Python.
  • Automate test execution, data collection and post-processing to increase test cadence. and reporting, ease operation and increase safety.
  • Source and coordinate external suppliers and lab.
  • Support procurement and hands-on assembly of the test fixtures.
  • Define the certification and conformity path for the integrated test asset.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, electrical and software issues during testing.
  • Maintain test stations, configuration management, calibration log and upgrade them with the latest hardware and software versions.
  • Ensure and improve safety protocols.

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
  • Hands-on experience assembling test fixtures and executing tests.
  • Experience with system level testing.
  • Knowledge of aircraft system architectures, avionics, and/or high voltage power distribution
  • Experience managing complex test program and multi-functional teams


  • Familiar with aerospace processes and standards: e.g. DO-160, DO-178, ARP4754A
  • Familiar with with National Instrument (NI) tools and hardware (Veristand, Labview, PXI)
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Coding experience (C++, Python, Labview)
  • CAD modeling experience (NX preferred)
  • 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
$150,163 - $172,601 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:$150,163 - $172,601per 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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