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

  • Aerodynamics Engineer

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    We are seeking an Aerodynamics Engineer to support design, development, and testing of a small aircraft. The position involves generating aerodynamic analysis at various levels of fidelity, from vortex lattice methods to Navier-Stokes solutions, fitting models to those results and comparing them with flight test data. The aerodynamics group is responsible for supporting airframe design, propeller design, performance and stability analysis, handling qualities analysis and flight testing.

    Required:

          • B.S. in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent degree) with 5 or more years of academic or industry experience.

    Desired:

          • Experience with aerodynamic database development
          • Experience with flight testing and corresponding data post-processing
          • Experience with potential flow methods
          • Experience with CFD analysis and gridding
          • Familiar with airplane dynamics and airplane performance analysis
          • Familiar with physics of airplane propellers and helicopter rotors
          • Experience with FAA regulations and certification.

    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 (company pays 100% of employee premium), 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong and foosball tables, 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 Controls Group. We design, analyze and implement control algorithms for unconventional manned and unmanned air vehicles. Our group is involved in physical modeling, controls and estimation, control law development with test pilots in simulated environments, software development, flight testing of small scale unmanned airplanes, supporting manned flight testing … and whatever else is needed to make things fly.

    Required:

          • B.S. or M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science with at least 3 years of experience
          • Knowledge of control and estimation theory
          • Practical experience with design and implementation of control systems
          • Strong physical modeling background
          • Strong linear algebra and calculus skills
          • Strong software engineering skills

    Desired:

          • Good grasp of aerodynamics and aircraft flight dynamics
          • Experience with robotics and embedded systems
          • Experience with sensors: accels, gyros, GPS, pressure transducers, vision, lidar, radar, ultrasound … etc
          • Experience with manned aircrafts
          • Familiarity with aircraft handling qualities
          • Background in optimization
          • Background in probabilities
          • Familiarity with Unix environment

    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 (company pays 100% of employee premium), 20 PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, ping-pong and foosball tables, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

     

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