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Mountain View, CA
Departments – Propulsion /
Full Time /
Hybrid

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 Mechatronics Engineer to join our team. The goal of this role at Wisk is to design safe and reliable high power and control electronics for the aircraft’s propulsion system. You will be part of the Motor Controller team in the Powertrain IPT (integrated product team).

What you will do:

  • As part of the Powertrain IPT organization and deployed in the Motor Controller Hardware Team you will be focused on the design and development of control electronics and a high voltage inverter.
  • You will support electric motor testing on a dyno, propeller test stand, and also on an aircraft
  • You will take part in designs and participate in all aspects of lifecycle development including but not limited to: concept, detailed design, multi-functional team coordination, deployment of design into product lifecycle management (PLM) software, design verification testing, standardized documentation, requirements verification, and troubleshooting of issues during experimentation.
  • You will regularly coordinate with teams outside of the Motor Controller Team (mechanical, thermal, flight bus, systems, safety) and design to requirements as needed to meet goals of other IPTs.
  • You will help conceptualize designs that optimize the weight and power density of the propulsion unit

What you have done:

  • BSEE/BSME or comparable degree with a strong academic background with coursework and projects or professional experience in mechatronics, robotics, control systems, or automation
  • Proficiency in CAD software for mechanical design (e.g., NX, SolidWorks) and familiarity with electrical design tools (e.g., Altium Designer, Ltspice)
  • Understanding of programming languages such as Python, or MATLAB for software development and control algorithms
  • Experience in troubleshooting hardware issues during the testing phase of integrated designs
  • A good grasp of analog and digital hardware development and validation techniques

Desired:

  • Experience drafting engineering drawings both mechanical or PCBA
  • Experience with 10kW and above DC to AC or AC to DC power conversion systems
  • Familiar with electromagnetic motor design
  • Experience writing and executing test procedures for design validation and qualification
  • Ability to write GUIs in Python or Labview
  • Familiarity with electrical schematics and wire harness diagrams

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
$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 - $110,000per 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.