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In the heart of Silicon Valley, at the intersection of aerodynamics, autonomy, and electric propulsion — we’re changing personal aviation.

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With simulations and prototypes, CAD and carbon fiber, we’re designing, building, and testing better ways to get from A to B.

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We’re always looking for creative people who can make the impossible happen.

  • Sr. Electrical Engineer: Avionics Systems

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    We are currently seeking Sr. Electrical Engineer with broad experience to join the embedded systems group. The Electrical Engineer will work closely with Senior Systems and Software engineers and will own hardware development of subsystems from inception to deployment. Should be able to contribute broadly but will be primarily responsible for hardware development.

    Required:

          • Experience with design and implementation of advanced electronics
          • Comfortable with all aspects of electronics design including
       - Analog Sensor Interfaces
       - Power Supply Design
       - Microprocessor/MCU Integration
       - Digital Design (1MHz to 200MHz)
       - Digital Peripheral Selection and Integration (ADC, Memories, UART, etc.)
          • B.S. in Electrical Engineering with 5 or more years of applicable experience
          • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic and highly interactive startup environment
          • Must be hands-on and able to work independently with minimum supervision
          • Good understanding of serial bus interfaces  like RS-422, RS-485, CAN, RS-232, SPI, I2C
          • Good understanding of EMI, RFI, ESD, transient suppression and I/O protection schemes

    Desired:

          • Experience with relatively complex embedded systems design, implementation and testing
          • Experience with sensors and sensor interfacing techniques (filters, A/D interfacing, etc)
          • Some experience with electromechanical drivers
          • Robust power supply design
          • DO-160, DO-254 compliance testing experience very desirable
          • Ability to write test code in C for board verification and on-board diagnostics valuable
          • Experience with ALTIUM schematic capture and layout tools

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

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  • Manufacturing and Tooling Engineer

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    We are seeking a hands-on composites Manufacturing and Tooling Engineer to join our team developing an electric aircraft. This position will participate in conceptualization, design, drawing production, sourcing, and manufacture of tooling, structural composite parts and support equipment. A strong mix of composites design and manufacturing skills and experience is required (laminate drawings, lay-up procedures, manufacturing documentation, etc.). The ideal candidate will also have extensive experience with a wide variety of aerospace composite tooling materials and manufacturing methodologies, including autoclave and OOA processes, vacuum bagging, bladder molding, compression molding and lost mandrel molding.

    Required:

          • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience
          • 3 to 5 years of 3D CAD experience, including surfacing. SolidWorks experience a plus

          • Knowledge of materials and processes to support build schedule and ensure part quality
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Proficiency with low rate production structural composites tooling design and manufacture (epoxy board, composite and metallic)

          • Experience with secondary bonding theory and methods, and the design and construction of assembly and bonding fixtures

          • Ability to develop, read and comprehend drawings, and experience with ASME Y14.5
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Passion for design excellence

          • Enthusiasm and desire for work in a hands-on, fast paced R&D environment 

          • Comfortable working with aggressive schedules and changing requirements
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Excellent computer skills (Mac OS and Windows)
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Excellent communication skills
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Ability to lift tools and parts up to 50 lbs


    Desired:

          • Experience with ply template creation or flattening software

          • Experience with nesting software and laser projection syste
          • Experience with metrology, part inspection, and assembly tool alignment


    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

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  • Aircraft Technician

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    We are currently seeking an aircraft technician to support aircraft integration, maintenance, operation, modifications, and repairs of a prototype aircraft. The technician will work with the crew chief and engineers to install systems and troubleshoot issues. 

    Required:

          • Minimum 3 years industry experience 
          • Ability to work closely with engineers during prototype integration and testing
          • Avionics and wire harness installation
          • Wire harness fabrication and repair
          • Works well independently and in teams
          • Self-starter
          • Detail-oriented
          • Fluent with mechanical assembly procedures
          • Willingness to travel with the aircraft to support ground and flight testing

    Desired:

          • Experience working in an R&D prototype aircraft development environment
          • Familiarity with composite airframes

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

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  • Electronics Technician: Avionics Systems

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    We are currently seeking an avionics technician with experience assembling, integrating, and testing avionics, to join our software and avionics group. The position will require work on components such as flight computers, control systems, servo actuators, displays, transceivers, power supplies, wire harnesses, test fixtures, etc. The candidate must be able to build, install, troubleshoot, and maintain electrical assemblies using industry standard methods, while maintaining records and logs.



    Required:

          • Minimum of a high school diploma with three or more years experience as a technician or aviation mechanic installing aircraft electronics and systems
          • Working knowledge of basic electronics
          • Must be able to work from drawings with minimal guidance
          • Strong soldering and mechanical assembly skills
          • Understanding and use of basic electronics tools (Oscilloscope, DMM, crimpers, basic shop equipment, etc)
          • Strong background in troubleshooting and repair of wiring and avionics systems
          • Able to select and manage parts from a BOM, assemble boards and test
          • Good communication, problem solving and organizational skills
          • Working knowledge of basic computer applications

    Desired:

          • Electronics Associate degree, military training or above
          • Experience with Altium Designer or equivalent schematic/drawing tools
          • Experience with electromechanical systems and sensors (servos, motors, shaft encoders)

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

     

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  • Flight Test Engineer

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    We are currently seeking talented driven engineers to join our team responsible for aircraft testing. We have both junior and senior roles open. These engineers work closely with avionics, electric propulsion, structural, aerodynamics, and controls engineers to support testing of sub and full-scale aircraft, and their subsystems. Additional responsibilities include test plan and test card writing, data analysis and documentation, on-aircraft troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, and software issues, and real-time monitoring of data during flight tests.  They also design, build, and operate test setups to support developmental and qualification testing of subsystems. 

    Required:

          • Bachelor's or advanced degree in applicable engineering field, or equivalent
          • 5+ years experience manned flight testing, preferably in a prototyping environment (Sr. role only)
          • Proficiency in data analysis with MATLAB, Python, or other scripting tools

          • Hands-on project experience

          • Ability to work closely with engineers and other test personnel to design and execute complex tests on fast-paced schedules


    Desired: 

          • Expertise in aerodynamics or controls (Sr. role only)
          • Experience flight testing manned or unmanned vehicles

          • Experience with sensors and data acquisition, including selection, installation, and calibration

          • Private Pilot License
          • Model (R/C) airplane pilot
          • Proficiency with model (R/C) airplane fabrication methods including wet-layup, vacuum bagging, balsa/ply construction, basic wiring, etc.

          • Proficiency in Solidworks or other 3-D CAD package

          • Machine shop experience

          • Experience designing, building, and/or debugging electrical circuits and systems
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Familiarity with C

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

     

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  • Engineering Test Pilot

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    We are currently seeking talented and experienced engineering test pilots. These pilots will work closely with avionics, electric propulsion, structural, aerodynamics, and controls engineers to design and test full-scale aircraft and their subsystems. Additional responsibilities will include test planning, risk management, operations management, data analysis and documentation.

    Required:

          • Bachelor's or advanced degree (or equivalent)
          • Commercial Pilot License, multi-engine land, rotorcraft-helicopter (or powered-lift)
          • Test Pilot School graduate (NTPS, USNTPS, USAFTPS, ETPS, EPNER or equivalent)
          • 3+ years experience as a developmental test pilot
          • Ability to work closely with engineers and other test personnel to design and execute complex, high-risk flight testing on fast-paced schedules

    Desired:

          • Experience flight testing aircraft with augmented, fly-by-wire flight control systems
          • Experience managing high-risk flight test activities

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

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  • Power Electronics Engineer

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    We are currently looking for a Power Electronics Engineer. This position consists of working in an engineering team developing propulsion systems for an electric aircraft. The engineer would be responsible for developing power electronics assemblies, such as high power density controllers for brushless permanent magnet motors, DC/DC converters and other weight-optimized power electronics. The candidate will participate in concept development and will be responsible for power electronics architecture trade studies, detailed performance analysis, optimization and component specification. The candidate would also be heavily involved in schematic capture, PCB layout, implementing control algorithms and performance validation testing at the power electronics and propulsion system levels.

    Required:

          • Experience designing for and troubleshooting EMI/EMC related issues
          • Familiarity with aerospace development best practices and standards
          • PhD with two years experience, MSEE degree with at least four years of experience, or a BSME degree with at least eight years of experience
          • Prior experience developing multi-kilowatt power electronics
          • A good grasp of analog and digital hardware development and validation techniques
          • Ability to model, simulate and optimize performance
          • Great interpersonal skills
          • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Desired:

          • Familiarity with DO-160 certification and aerospace development best practices and standards+
          • Experience with weight minimization is strongly desired
          • Experience developing thermal management approaches for power electronics
          • Familiarity with the latest SiC and GaN power electronic devices
          • Experience writing and executing test procedures for design validation and qualification
          • Familiarity with MIL-STD-461

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more. 

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  • Controls Engineer

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    We are seeking a Flight Controls Engineer to join our Guidance, Navigation, and Controls Group to design and implement control algorithms and supporting software for manned and unmanned air vehicles. The engineer will develop software tools for modeling, controller analysis and flight data analysis. They will also support aircraft simulation development.

    Required:

          • B.S. or M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science

          • Strong physical modeling background

          • Strong software engineering skills (C, python)
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Familiarity with Unix environment
Familiarity with linear control theory


    Desired:

          • Good grasp of aerodynamics and aircraft flight dynamics

          • Experience with simulation environments

          • Experience with computer hardware

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

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  • Composites Manufacturing/ Lay-Up Technician

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    We are seeking a composite manufacturing technician to help us build prototypes of a new, advanced aircraft. Candidates will work closely with our engineering team and will perform a wide variety of hands-on composite fabrication and assembly tasks in a fast-paced R&D environment.

    We are a small company and this position is responsible for a wide variety of composite manufacturing tasks including tooling fabrication, tool prep for lay-up, hand lay-up of pre-preg composite material using a variety of techniques and processes, vacuum bagging, precision trimming, fixturing and bonding, and general assembly.   

    Required:

          • High school diploma or equivalent experience
          • Minimum of three years composites lay-up, bonding, or assembly experience
          • Able to read and understand composite engineering drawings and ply schedules including notes and tolerances
          • Strong craftsmanship skills and experience with various types of hand tools and hand-held power tools
          • Broad experience with a wide variety of epoxy resin systems, pre-preg materials, woven and unidirectional carbon fiber, fiberglass, structural adhesives, syntactic fillers, tooling boards and honeycomb and foam core.
          • Composite bonding experience with a variety of adhesive systems; good understanding of the bonding process and surface preparation
          • Extreme attention to detail and continual pursuit of perfection
          • Excellent listening and communication skills
          • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
          • Strong team player

    Desired:

          • Substantial out of autoclave pre-preg processing experience
          • RTM or VARTM experience
          • Bladder or compression molding lay-up experience
          • Autoclave/oven operating experience including software set-up and recipe creation/editing
          • Experience with ply-cutting equipment and nesting software
          • Ability/experience operating a laser projector during pre-preg lay-up
          • Ability/experience operating a laser tracker for part validation or fixture set-up
          • Significant tooling experience
          • Ability to operate a forklift

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

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  • Mechanical Engineer, Power and Propulsion

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    We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our small team developing components of an electric aircraft. These components include lift fans and propellers driven by electric motors, power electronics cooling systems and enclosures, and more. The candidate will participate in concept development, design, structural analysis, drawing creation, documentation, assembly and component level test.  Weight minimization and structural optimization are critical to this role.

    Required:

          • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, or related field
          • 3+ years of relevant work experience
          • Experience with 3D modeling using Solidworks or an equivalent CAD system
          • Ability to analyze and optimize for weight reduction
          • Strong experience performing structural finite element analysis
          • Enthusiasm and desire to design a large quantity of high performance hardware
          • Demonstrated ability to go from concept to hardware in minimal time

    Desired:

          • Strong interest in aviation
          • Knowledge of aerospace development best practices and standards
          • Familiarity with MATLAB or equivalent analysis tool
          • Experience with detailed design and development of lightweight electro-mechanical systems, mechanisms, actuators, etc.

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more. 

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  • Battery Engineer

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    We are currently seeking an engineer to join our small team designing advanced battery systems for electric powered aircraft. This position will involve developing advanced battery systems, designing and executing experiments to characterize cells and packs, and analyzing battery system data from flight and ground tests.

    Required:

          • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field
          • 1-5 years of relevant work or research experience
          • Proficient in MATLAB or equivalent scientific computing language
          • Demonstrated application of analysis, design, and testing to solve complex engineering problems
          • Excellent communication and documentation skills

    Desired:

          • Proficient with 3D modeling using SolidWorks
          • General machine shop experience
          • Data acquisition and analysis experience
          • Experience with numerical methods and optimization
          • Knowledge of lithium ion battery chemistries
          • Experience with RTCA DO-311
          • Pilot training or an interest in aviation

     

    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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

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  • Mechanical Engineer: Battery

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    We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our small team developing advanced battery systems for electric powered aircraft. This position will involve developing large (>20 kWh) high power (>100 kW) lithium-ion battery systems, designing and executing experiments, data reduction and analysis. The candidate will be expected to support building and testing of prototypes, including hands-on fabrication. The candidate must be able to work independently and thrive in a fast paced work environment.

    Required:

          • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field
          • 3+ years of relevant work experience
          • Proficient with 3D modeling using SolidWorks
          • Extensive hands-on experience with precision hand tools
          • General machine shop experience
          • Strong organization and documentation skills

    Desired:

          • Knowledge of lithium-ion batteries
          • Experience in design for manufacturability 
          • Experience with welding of dissimilar metals

            • Experience with finite element analysis
            • Data acquisition and analysis experience
            • Proficient in MATLAB or an equivalent scientific computing language
            • Pilot training or an interest in aviation

      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, 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with company matching, commuter checks, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, year-end bonuses, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong table, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

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