HIL Lab Manager Engineer (Night Shift)

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Mountain View, 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 Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) Lab Manager Engineer to join the Systems Test Team and manage several HIL test stations during the night shift to support remote test operation. You will be responsible for managing the test rack configurations, run diagnostics and help troubleshoot hardware and software issues. This position requires to be onsite and would be a night shift from 6 pm to 4 am approximately.

Why we need you:

  • In order to accelerate our schedule, we are running tests around the clock with different teams across the globe. You will be the onsite support to various test teams working on our Battery Management System (BMS), Vehicle Management System (VMS) and Systems Integration HIL test stations. The successful candidate will be computer savvy, work autonomously, hands-on and eager to solve problems.

What you will do:

  • Work with remote test teams to set up and troubleshoot issues on various HIL Test Stations.
  • Assist in guiding test operators through step-by-step solutions in a clear, concise manner.
  • Configure hardware, software and simulation on different HIL test stations per the test team request.
  • Maintain HIL test stations, operation manuals, configuration management and calibration logs.
  • Load software and firmware update on aircraft equipment and avionics systems.
  • Setup and configure Linux and Windows computers (BIOS, install software).
  • Troubleshoot and resolve configuration and connectivity related issues.
  • Diagnose issues on the HILs, whether they are hardware or software related.
  • Organize the HIL lab, implement inventory and tool control.
  • Inspect and perform routine maintenance on the HIL test stations.

What you have done:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical, Software or related engineering degree
  • Excellent Python and/or C software scripting skills.
  • Proficient with Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Experience with Serial Protocols (RS485, RS422), Ethernet and networking.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.


  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in a Lab environment
  • Proficient with National Instrument (NI) hardware and software (Veristand, Labview, PXI)
  • Strong fundamentals and hands-on experience in analog and/or power electronics design
  • Experience interpreting PCB Schematics, Interface Control Documents (ICDs) and component datasheets
  • Experience using oscilloscopes, multimeters as well as tools such as CANalyzer and bus analyzer.
  • 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 safety-conscious and 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
$95,700 - $110,000 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:$95,700 - $110,000 per 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.

Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.