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Senior Propulsion Test Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • You will develop tests for the item level, such as PCBAs, as well as the fully integrated system, with the motor and motor controller installed on the wing
  • You will be responsible for creating test fixtures from concept to full working rigs, developing and executing test procedures and providing feedback to the design team. The successful candidate will be proactive, self-motivated, hands-on and follow best safety practices
  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical, Electrical, or related engineering degree
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of relevant electric propulsion experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience writing test plans and reports for verification activities showing traceability to requirements
  • Experience with High Voltage systems and electric motors
  • Proficiency with CAD software (NX, Solidworks)
  • Experience with data acquisition devices and transducers
  • Hands on experience assembling aerospace hardware and running tests
  • 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
  • Lead the tilt mechanism, electric motor and motor controller design verification and integration test campaigns
  • Work closely with a cross functional team to develop test requirements and test plans
  • Design, procure and fabricate test fixtures, harnesses and jigs
  • Select and integrate transducers and data acquisition devices into test setups
  • Automate test execution and data collection to ease operation and increase safety
  • Execute tests with our internal lab equipment or at external labs
  • Analyze test data and communicate results to stakeholders through detailed test reports and presentations
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical and software issues during testing
  • Maintain and organize the internal lab
  • Ensure and improve safety protocols
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with aviation test standards including DO-160 and MIL-STD-810
  • Familiarity with aerospace fasteners and best practices
  • Experience with rotating equipment testing (balancing, modal testing etc…)
  • Experience working with various test lab environments and dealing with outside vendors
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup environment

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.
  • 100% paid employee medical, dental, & vision benefits, plus generous cost-sharing for spouse/dependent coverage
  • 401(k) plan with 50% employer matching
  • 9/80 alternative work schedule with every other Friday off
  • Commuter benefits & Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Flexible time off to maintain a healthy work-life balance, plus 10 paid holidays per year
  • Quarterly wellness stipend to help maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Annual company match for charitable giving
  • Communications allowance
  • Education assistance and flight lesson subsidy
  • Free electric vehicle charge stations at HQ
  • Daily catered lunch in Wisk facilities
Company Core Values
  • Make a difference
  • Inspire Innovation
  • Be Empowered
  • Bring People In
  • Lead with Safety