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Sr. Staff Cable Harness
Ewis, Engineering Leader
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Remote in USA
Experience Level
  • We are looking for a Senior Staff Cable Harness (EWIS) Engineering Leader to drive the technical effort of designing the Gen6 aircraft's Electrical Wiring Interconnect System (EWIS). In this role you will be leading a team of engineers to develop the EWIS and optimize the KPIs of: functional performance, reliability, cost and weight; while adhering to the aircraft's system-safety architecture and all relevant FAA regulations. You will be a key technical focal on the Aircraft IPT (Integrated Product Team) with responsibility for the EWIS design. You will also be regularly interacting with technical leaders in the product IPTs that interface with the Aircraft's EWIS, with the Aircraft EMI/EMC engineering focal(s) to ensure the EWIS supports the Aircraft EMI/EMC Plan, and with the Aircraft Structures team to ensure EWIS routing is optimized within the aircraft structure
  • BS Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Engineering, with at least 16 years of:
  • Experience Designing EWIS systems for commercial or military aircraft (or other safety critical industrial or transportation systems: nuclear, spacecraft, automotive, etc)
  • Developing EWIS while adhering to FAA Part 23/25/27 Regulations (including AC25.1701 & AC43.13-1B) and industry standards (AS50881 & DO-160), or equivalent for other safety critical systems / industries
  • Working with suppliers that provide COTS and custom connectors / backshells, wire / insulation, and routing / mounting / attachment components; with a focus on those that supply Mil/Aero and Automotive
  • Experience developing and reviewing EWIS Drawings to design & drafting standards
  • Hands-on experience with cable harness manufacturing and assembly processes (cutting, stripping, crimping, splicing, braiding and testing)
  • Knowledge of EMI/EMC practices, including wire separation, harness protection, grounding and bonding to meet HIRF and Lightning requirements (for a composite aircraft)
  • Knowledge of High Voltage DC Power Safety Standards
  • Experience with Aircraft EWIS Integration (iron bird and flight test aircraft), including: installation/routing, troubleshooting, signal integrity, fault isolation and repair techniques
  • Experience supporting the Production Final Assembly Line, including installation processes, tooling and non-conformance dispositions
  • 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
  • Rapid prototyping and testing of high-voltage DC automotive (or other industrial) connectors and components to evaluate their safety/reliability for potential use on the Gen6 aircraft
  • Lead in the decision making for connectors, wire types, gauges and insulation to meet program KPIs and Safety requirements. Including presenting rationale to the Chief Engineering team
  • Lead the effort of transforming the EWIS technical strategy into design rules in the Siemens Capital tool set for the engineering team to utilize during detailed design
  • Oversight of EWIS library part creation and release
  • Developing and Reviewing ICDs, Harness Architecture diagrams, Wiring Diagrams / Schematics, Harness Definition / Assembly drawings, and Harness Routing / Installation drawings
  • Represent and present the EWIS technical approach and progress at Aircraft IPT meetings and Program Design Reviews (PDR, CDR and TRR)
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience leading a technical team of engineers through EWIS development on a new aircraft platform, (or on a major revision of an aircraft platform)
  • Hands-on use of the Simens Capital and NX CAD tools for designing and documenting EWIS
  • Experience with Fiber Optics in safety-critical applications (including cutting, polishing, splicing, bending and routing)

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