Staff Systems Safety Engineer
Posted on 2/7/2023

201-500 employees

Urban air-mobility company
Company Overview
Wisk’s mission is to provide safe everyday flight for everyone through their aircrafts and services which are centered around the highest aviation safety standards. The company has built an industry-leading autonomy platform on proven aviation systems with autopilot, precision navigation, and data links augmented with Wisk’s proprietary and decision-making logic software.
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • With that vision in mind, we are looking for a Systems Safety Engineering supervisor to join our RAMS team. The supervisor will be leading a cross-functional team, covering the Safety Engineering, as well as interface and support other core engineering functions such as, but not limited to, Systems Engineering, Autonomy, Flight Physics, Hardware and Software engineering as well as Human Factors, Ground & Flight Test and Certification. You will also interface with the multiple development program IPTs (Integrated Product Teams) focused on program execution and product delivery
  • As a leader, one of your primary mandates will be to strengthen and mobilize the Safety organization through leadership, coaching and mentoring. You will also be expected to mature the teams' capabilities and methods (processes, tools, organization, etc.) to support company needs
  • B.S. in engineering and 8+ years experience with systems safety aspects of aircraft design and certification
  • Strong experience with design safety engineering principles for safety critical systems (SAE ARP4754A/4761)
  • Familiarity with applicable industry safety standards such as MIL-STD-217, MIL-STD-882, ISO 26262 etc
  • Expertise with FAA certification processes and the design of vehicle systems to formal requirements such as Part 23, 25, 27 or similar
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information at all levels of the organization
  • Highly Desired:
  • 1+ years of experience in engineering management roles
  • Previous experience handling program/project schedule, resource and scope
  • Experience working in Agile environment
  • Experience with technical program management
  • 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
  • Build and lead a high performing engineering team of safety engineers
  • Develop and maintain technical standards and quality for all systems safety design/analysis practices and tools development processes
  • Provide direction to employees according to the established policies and management guidance
  • Work with program management and project leads to support programs with team resources
  • Responsible for team members performance reviews, career development, coaching, one-on-one meetings and feedback opportunities
  • Lead a team to accomplish company goals in a fast pace, demanding, dynamic environment