Full-Time

Flight Test Engineer

Updated on 4/25/2024

Merlin Labs

Merlin Labs

51-200 employees

Develops fully autonomous flight technology

Food & Agriculture
AI & Machine Learning
Aerospace

Mid

Sandy Springs, GA, USA

Requirements
  • BS in Aerospace Engineering or a related subject
  • 3+ years direct experience with experimental flight test or a combination of equivalent formal training and experience
  • Knowledge of basic concepts of fixed wing aircraft flight dynamics and control
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and organizational skills
Responsibilities
  • Support development of autonomy systems by flying early and often
  • Develop and drive the application of processes for preparing, executing, and analyzing flight tests
  • Collaborate with various teams to develop test plans, ensure readiness for test, and collect necessary data
  • Participate in flight tests, including verifying procedures and software, serving as test director, and supporting analysis and reports

Merlin Labs specializes in fully autonomous flight technology, utilizing Aviation Intelligence and a proprietary Merlin AI to integrate into existing flight decks and enable future autonomous flights. Their configurable software is designed to adapt and fit any aircraft, working in tandem with national airspace systems and an onboard human safety pilot, with a vision to reduce risk and enable large aircraft to fly with reduced or no crew.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$180.4M

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

56%

2 year growth

165%