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Full-Time

Flight Test Engineer

NYC

Posted on 6/24/2024

Skydio

Skydio

501-1,000 employees

Manufactures AI-powered autonomous drones

Food & Agriculture
Robotics & Automation
Industrial & Manufacturing
Energy
AI & Machine Learning
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$100k - $132kAnnually

+ Incentives + Stipends

Entry

San Mateo, CA, USA + 1 more

Category
QA & Testing
Manual Testing
Quality Assurance
Required Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Software QA/testing background
  • Part 107 Certification
  • Consider yourself a jack of all trades
  • Solid debugging of hardware and software systems
  • Enjoy working on multiple projects at the same time
  • Practical experience with UAS
  • Understanding of UAS subsystems and their real-world performance
  • Basic mechanical and electrical system integration knowledge
  • Experience operating Linux-based systems
  • Demonstrated passion for things that fly
  • Thorough communication and documentation skills
  • Interest in spending time outdoors
  • Experience testing web-based applications
Responsibilities
  • Run smoke and regression tests to validate system confidence
  • Improve the Skydio Dock full end-to-end experience
  • Assist in validating new customer-facing software features
  • Capture and surface product limitations early in the development cycle
  • Validate SW changes to ensure a stable flying platform
  • Assist in the collection of flight data for competitive benchmarking
  • Execute flights at NYC and occasionally at test sites nearby
  • Interface with customers to help support integration and test needs

Skydio stands out as a favorable workplace due to its pioneering role in the U.S. drone market, primarily focusing on autonomous flight technology. The company's commitment to advancing AI-driven drone solutions fosters a dynamic and technologically driven work environment. This not only attracts top talent in the field of AI and robotics but also offers employees the opportunity to engage in groundbreaking projects that have consumer, enterprise, and government applications.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$939M

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

44%

Benefits

Child Care & Parental Leave - Family Medical Leave, Flexible Work Schedule, Generous Parental Leave

Health & Wellness Benefits - Dental Benefits, Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, Onsite Gym, Vision Benefits, Wellness Programs, Mental Health Benefits

Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees

401(K)

Generous PTO, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days