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Senior Avionics Engineer

Company: Wisk Aero LLC.
Location: mountain view
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We believe in a world where less time getting there means more time being there, and that starts with Cora.

With over a decade of piloted and autonomous flight experience, weve created Coraour all-electric, self-flying air taxi that will change the future of daily commutes and urban travel. From day one, Cora by Wisk was designed with safety as our first priority using emissions free systems.

Were working toward a future where youll be able to safely soar over traffic and get to where youre going, faster. Because everyone has somewhere to be, someone to see, and nowa better way to get there.

We are currently seeking an Avionics Engineer with civil aerospace experience to join us in developing exciting and revolutionary systems for a new class of all-electric aircraft. You will draw on your background of Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and/or other experience to participate in a technical team specifying, architecting, designing, and implementing the avionics suite for a certified commercial aircraft.

The Avionics Engineer role is responsible for multiple aspects of the avionics suite, including requirements authoring, architecture, implementation, and integration. This senior role is responsible for contributing to a unified technical vision of the architectural approach, for interacting with and contributing to the selection of vendors where appropriate, and for building and executing to a schedule for the avionics project.

The successful candidate will be comfortable with technical discussions with engineers from a range of disciplines. They will have technical leadership experience, and will have demonstrated experience successfully executing to a schedule.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate authoring of avionics requirements consistent with aircraft requirements
  • Design an avionics architecture capable of meeting those requirements
  • Work with external vendors, as necessary, to supply portions of the architecture
  • Work with internal engineers to build other portions of the architecture
  • Interact with other project teams at Wisk to keep the overall vehicle vision aligned
  • Author and maintain a realizable schedule through Avionics certification


  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • 6+ years of experiencing in a relevant engineering discipline (Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or other)
  • Experience with safety-critical systems developed to detailed requirements
  • Great interpersonal skills, empathetic, compassionate, excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage tasks and projects involving peers across several disciplines
  • Previous experience in the civil avionics industry
  • Experience with development processes for certified safety-critical systems (DO-178, DO-254, ISO 26262, etc)
  • Experience with from-scratch architecture development of avionics systems or other large multi-component safety-critical embedded systems
We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, IP bonus program, happy hours and many more.

Wisk Aero providesequal employment opportunities(EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Wisk Aero LLC., Mountain View , Senior Avionics Engineer, Other , mountain view, California

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