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Mountain View, CA
Departments – Energy Storage & Power Systems /
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 seeking an embedded real-time software engineer experienced in DO-178C to join our Battery Management System (BMS) software team. You will design, implement, test and integrate certifiable software that manages the aircraft energy storage and power systems.

Due to the nature of the work required for this position, this is an onsite opportunity. You will be required to work from our Mountain View office.


  • In this role you will architect the software for the BMS, to a DAL A per DO-178-C. You will actively participate in the software lifecycle, including preliminary design, requirements specification, validation and verification and transition to production.
  • You will also prepare data packages to support and participate in major program milestones such as SRR, PDR, CDR as well as support and participate in SOI audits with certification authorities.

Why we need you:

  • The successful candidate will join Wisk's 6th Generation EVTOL BMS software development team. The successful candidate will plan, develop, implement and document certifiable embedded software to support our energy storage and power system functionalities. The embedded software will support the platform boot and initialization, battery cell and IC monitoring sensor drivers, partition needs, safety, accuracy, timing and performance requirements. The successful candidate will write low level requirements to realize the related software high level requirements flowing down from system requirements and write derived requirements as necessary.


  • Develop and integrate battery controls and complex drivers for battery microcontrollers
  • Embedded development and verification of safety critical software components for the aircraft battery management system
  • Participate in the definition and documentation of streamlined software development and verification processes supporting the certification of safety critical software to comply with DO-178C
  • Work with systems engineers to decompose item requirements into high-level and low-level software requirements in compliance with DO-178C
  • Author supporting artifacts and participate in software audits with suppliers and certification authorities
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop, integrate, verify and certify complex hardware/software systems
  • Foster team collaboration to promote and support personal development
  • Work closely with BMS hardware team for software and hardware integration
  • Author scripts and utilities for automation
  • Troubleshoot software issues and fix defects


  • 5+ years of experience in a related field
  • At least a BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree
  • Proficiency with C as it relates to embedded systems
  • Familiarity with safety critical software development standards (DO-178C) to high criticality levels (DAL-A/B)
  • Hands-on experience through the Full Software Development Life Cycle (development through verification and or certification/production)
  • Understanding of communication standards and protocols (RS-422/485, CAN, ARINC-429, AFDX, Ethernet, TCP/IP, SPI, I2C etc…)
  • Familiarity with diverse tools and technologies used for the development, testing and analysis
  • Experience working on software for Battery management systems
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills


  • ARM, PowerPC architectures development experience
  • DMA implementation experience
  • Ability to read schematics and perform basic hardware debugging
  • Experience with SPI/I2C analyzer, wireshark, static and dynamic code analyzers.
  • Proficiency in Python or other scripting language
  • Have experience in requirements specification, design documentation.
  • Have a systems view, be detail-oriented and safety-oriented
  • Exposure to computer networking and networking concepts
  • Good written and verbal communications skills

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
$174,457 - $200,525 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:$174,457 - $200,525per 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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