Sr Staff Certification Engineer
Updated on 5/23/2023
Atlanta, GA, USA
Experience Level
  • With that vision in mind, we are looking for an Sr Staff Certification Engineer to join our Certification team. The goal of the Sr Staff Certification Engineer at Wisk is to define a path to build and certify the first fully autonomous all-electric aircraft that performs and operates safely in an urban air-mobility environment. In support of this goal, you will be part of the Certification team that supports all systems and equipment elements of the aircraft Your goal is to make sure that all Systems and Equipment have detailed means of compliance and that the applicable functional teams are aligned in the goal of achieving Type Certification of our aircraft and systems
  • The successful candidate is respected in the aerospace engineering community as a highly knowledgeable and experienced technical leader who has direct hands-on experience developing and building type certified aircraft, from initial concept through flight testing and certification, with the technical breadth necessary to interface with all engineering functions such as Systems & Safety Engineering, Hardware, Software, Manufacturing and Test
  • 15+ years of aviation experience in one of the following Parts; 23, 25, 27 and 29 Type Certification with a strong understanding of Part 23 Certification preferred
  • Strong understanding of Systems and Equipment (Subpart F) qualification methods and means of compliance
  • BS, MS preferred
  • Hand on experience working on type certification of an aircraft from concept to issuance of type certificate
  • Working knowledge of ARP4754 and ARP4761
  • Working knowledge of RCTA DO-160, DO-178 and DO-254
  • 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
  • Collaborate with the regulatory authority (FAA) and internal engineering team to establish the certification basis for the aircraft systems and equipment as well as the means of compliance
  • Engagement with Standard Design Organizations and other industry groups to ensure consensus standards meet company objectives
  • Engagement with industry associations on topic specific issues important for long term business models
  • Engagement with foreign regulatory agencies to ensure alignment with FAA Type Certification
  • Development of Issue Papers and/ELOS for new and novel equipment and systems
  • Coordinate and develop Certification Plans
  • Build and coordinate a team of both internal company DER's as well as consultant DER's
  • Compliance documentation review prior to FAA submittal
  • Design review and assignment of applicable regulations
  • Major/Minor evaluation of design changes in support of sustaining engineering
Desired Qualifications
  • Previous experience integrating systems and equipment into an all new aircraft design
  • Experience working with and alongside regulators on novel technologies
  • Execution of a Part 23 Type Certificate program from beginning to end

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