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Flight Controls System Engineer

Company: Jobleads
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Skyways we are building a new form of air transportation. Some people call it the flying car. We believe autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles represent a unique opportunity to move things and ultimately people in new, more efficient ways. Skyways is an early stage startup based near Austin TX. We are backed by some of the most respected investors in Silicon Valley and beyond including YCombinator . Come join us work on a transportation revolution to advance our civilization! We are growing and looking for aFlight Controls SystemEngineerto join our team. You are excited about things that fly and new fundamental ways to go from A to B. You aren't afraid of tough engineering challenges, that's what gets you up in the morning. You are willing to work directly on the aircraft and see your creation take flight. You are excited about joining a startup, an extremely fast-paced environment where we get things done. Responsibilities Lead all Flight Controls / GNC efforts at Skyways Perform trade studies to identify solutions related to flight control systems Lead and guide design reviews, implement and integrate solutions that meet program requirements Perform sizing and selection of vertical and horizontal systems -- airframe, propulsion, controls Help build simulation and ground/flight testing capabilities Create, modify and optimize existing control laws of the vehicle to achieve desired performance levels. This might involve programming. Requirements Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical / Aero Engineering minimum 5 years of experience in aviation or closely related field and working on Flight Controllers and GNC be highly independent and also willing to transfer knowledge to others be an awesome and friendly individual, we probe for cultural fit to work at a startup bonus points for candidates with a pilot license

Keywords: Jobleads, Austin , Flight Controls System Engineer, Other , Austin, Texas

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