Senior Software Verification Engineer

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Remote United States
Departments – Software Certification /
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 Senior Software Verification Engineer to join our software Chief Engineer’s Office team. The goal of an Senior Software Verification Engineer at Wisk is to define software verification environment inline with software verification strategy, interact and work with and provide guidance to Integrated Product Team (IPT), perform review of software life cycle artifacts produced by various IPT to ensure they comply with standards and plans, create, review tool qualification plans and tool qualification data, identifying and defining common configuration settings for verification tools, considering various aircraft and ground system; required for testing on host as well as target, collecting software coverage data, generating traceability reports, verification reports; leading and attending software reviews with various certification authorities.

Why we need you:

  • With that vision in mind, we are looking for a Sr. Software Verification Engineer who can take a systematic and disciplined approach in defining verification approach, identifying verification tools and environments, understand software verification scope, proactively work with software teams and provide guidance in performing software verification for aircraft systems.
  • To support software certification needs ensuring correctness and completeness of software verification data required for software reviews with certification authorities including tool qualification
  • In this role, the candidate must be proactive, forward thinking and self-motivated with the ability to inspire and influence a team of like-minded engineers.

What you will do:

  • As part of the Chief Engineer’s Office organization, you will act as a Senior Software Verification Engineer focusing on verification and certification aspects for a novel type of aircraft development targeting the autonomous UAM market
  • You will collaborate with SW teams, review software life cycle data including DO-178C, DO-331, provide guidance and ensure compliance with software plans and standards
  • You will define the requirements, configuration setting and guide in implementation of Hardware-Software Integration Testing, Software-Software Integration Testing, and Low Level Test Environments used for software verification
  • You will collaborate with SW teams in defining development, verification tools, tool qualification planning in compliance with DO-331 objectives, provide guidance and ensure compliance
  • You will author and collaborate on developing software certification plans (PSAC, SVP, etc), standards (Software Requirements, Modeling, and Code) and help build company process assets
  • You will interact with Program teams at Wisk to keep the overall company vision and schedule aligned
  • You will mentor SW team members on software verification and certification aspects.
  • You are familiar with DO-178C, DO-330, DO-331 certification
  • You are familiar with FAA certification experience

What you have done:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics discipline
  • 10+ years of hands on experience in embedded software verification for safety critical aircraft systems
  • You have experience in DO-178 B/C, DO-330, DO-331, working with multiple certification authorities (FAA, EASA, TC, etc) and clear understanding on requirements for SOI audits
  • You have experience with software verification coverage and analysis tools
  • You have experience in scripting languages such as Python
  • You have experience in developing, updating and reviewing software plans and standards
  • You have great interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), passionate, ability to learn and guide the team
  • You have proven success to work with geographically dispersed team


  • SW Verification experience in the Matlab/Simulink Environment
  • Any knowledge of system verification and validation is a plus

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
$122,018 - $140,250 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:$122,018 - $140,250per 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, communication allowance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as flight lessons, wellness allowances, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, 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.