Full-Time

Director – Mechanical Engineering

Posted on 4/25/2024

Skyryse

Skyryse

51-200 employees

Automates flight controls for enhanced safety

AI & Machine Learning
Hardware

Senior

El Segundo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Product Design
Requirements
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace engineering, or equivalent
  • 8+ years experience in product design or mechanical system development
  • 5+ years experience managing engineering teams through product development cycles
  • Has electro-mechanical actuation/mechatronics experience
  • Has worked with avionics and control electronic enclosures as well as pilot inceptor
  • Experience working independently and managing priorities
  • Experience developing electro-mechanical systems
Responsibilities
  • Ability to drive concepts into prototype and then mature the design to production
  • Lead a group of experts in mechanical engineers to prepare and present PDR and CDR
  • Build and manage teams that deliver innovative products
  • Manage a wide variety of stakeholders while leading process definition
  • Create career development plans, manage performance, create performance reviews
  • Provide team guidance, regular feedback, education, coaching, and mentoring

Skyryse is committed to enhancing aviation safety and accessibility by automating flight controls and management through their proprietary operating system. This not only elevates safety by minimizing human error across all flight stages but also aims to normalize flying to the accessibility of road travel. Their dedication to creating a safer flying experience positions them as a leader in aviation technology, making it an exemplary workplace for innovation-focused professionals.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$265.5M

Headquarters

Los Angeles, California

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

25%

1 year growth

56%

2 year growth

75%

Benefits

Flexible PTO plan

Valuable stock option plan

Great health plans

401(k)

Catered lunches

Commuter benefits