Full-Time

Sr. Motor Control Engineer

Overair

Overair

51-200 employees

Manufactures electric vertical takeoff aircraft for air mobility

Hardware

$100,000 - $150,000

Senior

Orange, CA, USA

Required Skills
MATLAB
Requirements
  • BS/MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering with 5+ years of experience in Motor Control or related fields.
  • Familiar with microcontroller architectures and communication protocols.
  • Prior Experience with development of automotive/robotics/industrial motor drives.
  • Working knowledge of power electronic converters and inverters.
Responsibilities
  • Closed loop position control of permanent magnet motors; including redundant architectures and multi-phase motors controlled from servo drives.
  • Traditional and sensor-less control of permanent magnet propulsion motors; including inverter modulation techniques, current control, trajectory control, fault detection, and efficiency optimization.
  • Optimization of motor controls algorithm using MATLAB and PLECS.
  • Testing and integration with actuator test rig.
  • Dynamometer testing and interpretation of data for controls development, validation and improvement.
  • Develop motor controller firmware architecture.
  • Board bring-up of next-generation motor controllers.
  • Write interface code for sensors and digital communication.
  • Develop prototypes to prove out key design concepts and quantify technical constraints.
  • Write high quality structured bare metal software for embedded processors (e.g. ARM, PowerPC, x86).
  • Design embedded software to meet requirements including verification and traceability.
  • Work with power electronics, motor design, and electromechanical engineers to develop motor control systems.

Overair stands out in the eVTOL aircraft industry due to its unique Optimum Speed Rotor Technology, which enhances the safety, reliability, and speed of air travel. The company's Butterfly aircraft, with its impressive range and passenger capacity, is designed to redefine transportation and unlock new possibilities for daily commuting. Additionally, Overair fosters a dynamic work culture in its Orange County facility, where a small but dedicated team is actively shaping the future of aerial mobility.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$170M

Headquarters

Santa Ana, California

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-32%

1 year growth

-15%

2 year growth

31%