Staff Electrical Harness Engineer
Posted on 3/14/2023
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • PhD with no experience, MSEE degree with at least three years of experience, or a BSEE/BSME degree with at least five years of experience. At least 9 years of Aviation or Military Experience is also acceptable
  • Hands on experience in designing, fabricating and integrating aircraft wire harnesses
  • Familiarity with DO-160 testing and other aerospace development best practices and standards
  • Knowledge of FAA EWIS Part 23/25 regulations,AC 43.13-1B, and AS50881
  • Experience in troubleshooting wire harness related issues from Final Assembly Line and System Test Rigs
  • Experience with any Wire harness design software like Capital, SEE Electrical etc
  • Familiar with NX or other 3D CAD cable routing tools
  • Knowledge of Harness component selection and component suppliers
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Learn about the aircraft High Voltage DC power distribution architecture, HV Cable and Connector requirements and selection process, Low Voltage Electrical Systems architecture, Wisk Harness Design process and Configuration Management processes
  • Familiarize with EMI/EMC wire separation guidelines, HIRF/Lightning harness Protection requirements, Grounding and Bonding requirements of harnesses, LRUs and structures
  • Help update and release the harness requirements as per CertificationAuthority regulations
  • Familiarize with Wisk Harness Design Tools and Drafting practices
  • Familiarize with the Wisk manufacturing team, process and best practices
  • Take ownership of designing and integrating several harness assemblies on the aircraft and/or Test rigs
  • Advise the team on improvements to guidelines and processes based on experience
  • Participate in architecture trade studies, detailed performance analysis, optimization and component specification
  • Participate in wiring test bench and process design
  • Familiarize with TeamCenter by Peer Reviewing and Maintaining documents
  • Assist the Airframe Structures group with bonding, grounding design with respect to lightning and HIRF
  • Troubleshooting signal integrity issues and document any deltas from as built to as released design
  • Make recommendations to continually improve our processes
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with weight optimization is strongly desired
  • Experience with writing and executing test procedures for design validation and qualification
  • Experience with Capital Harness software tool
  • FAA EWIS aircraft certification experience
  • EMI/EMC EWIS mitigation, design and test
  • High Voltage System requirements, safety and design best practices

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