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Autonomous Aerial Delivery Solutions

Flight Controls Engineer

$85k – $115k • 0.01% – 0.05%
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Job Summary

You will design, implement, and test flight controls for vertical-take-off-and-landing fixed-wing aircraft with a highly-motivated, results-driven international team. Your work will streamline logistics worldwide.

Key Qualifications

Basic: • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field, such as Aeronautical, Mechanical, Software, or Controls Engineering • Proficient in C/C++ and Python • Experience with Git or SVN • Proficiency with Linux • Hands-on experience applying classical or modern control theory to an autonomous system

Preferred: • 2+ years of professional experience with classical dynamics, modeling and simulation, and developing controls solutions in C++ and Python • Experience implementing controls algorithms based on scientific publications • Published conference papers or journal articles on theoretical or applied controls • Development experience with ArduPilot or PX4 • Creation of robotics models in ROS • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities

• Implementation of new software or algorithms to support mission-specific capabilities • Integration of sensors in aircraft’s state estimator • Development of guides, instructions, and training materials for the flight operations team • Post flight data review • Support development and certification of aircraft • Develop and maintain flight controls regression test-suite

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