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Staff Autonomy Engineer
Perception and Estimation
Updated on 12/1/2022
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • At least 5 years in industry or academia developing highly automated vehicles or perception systems
  • B.S. in related engineering field, M.S. or Ph.D. preferred
  • Solid foundation of physics, mathematics, probability, and statistics
  • Applied experience in machine learning and/or machine vision preferred
  • Working knowledge of state estimation and sensor fusion concepts
  • Coding experience in Python, Matlab, and C++
  • Get to know key people on the team
  • Take on early development tasks to gain exposure to the project
  • Develop an understanding of the needs of hazard perception for our aircraft
  • Evaluate potential technologies and available products
  • Create plans to adapt and mature technologies to our air taxi application
  • Developing detailed logical architectures
  • Prototype sensor fusion and estimation algorithms
  • Build models and simulations to refine performance requirements and test software
  • Continue to develop our design and analysis tools
  • Understand emergent behavior and deeper safety impacts through monte carlo simulations
  • Demonstrate in flight capability of integrated sensors and algorithms
  • Perform surveys of the latest technology in industry and academia
  • Design and execute trade studies to evaluate and select sensors and supporting software
  • Design, develop, and test algorithms in a high level coding language
  • Develop models and simulation environments
  • Work closely with software engineers to develop performant, compliant, and robust implementations
  • Design and execute integrated tests of the sensors and software in simulation and in flight demonstrations

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