Electrical Engineer - Design
Type of Job
About the job
We are a fast-growing company with a single lofty goal: to bring personal aviation to the general public. Innovating at the leading edge of electric aviation technology, we have developed MAV Drone, the world’s first ultralight all-electric quad-copter VTOL personal aircraft. Join us in ushering in a new age of aviation.
Develop hardware and firmware for projects related to power, propulsion, sensor and control systems for UAVs
Test, characterize and iterate existing designs, and develop innovative solutions to new problems
Evaluate new sensor technologies and assess for applicability to the project
Assist in UAV flight testing both locally and at remote sites (some travel required)
Analyze UAV electronics and components for operational failures
Create production testing solutions for electronic assemblies
Undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
Strong understanding of analog and digital circuit design concepts
Proficient at PCB layout, electronic assembly, and troubleshooting circuits with an oscilloscope
Proficient at writing firmware (C/C++) for MCUs in embedded systems
Experience with common communication protocols (SPI, UART, CAN)
Hands-on experience through student teams, co-op, and/or personal projects
Practical understanding of switching power supply design and layout considerations
Familiarity with brushless DC motor control, and lithium-based battery integration
Familiarity GPS and UAV sensors
Interest in RC planes, quadcopters, or aviation
Resourceful, curious, and never satisfied with the status quo
Always thinking about how to make things more efficient
Thrive in a fast-moving, stimulating, and supportive team environment
Strong work ethic and detail-oriented
Love learning and being challenged
MAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MAV does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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Paid Sick Time Off
Bonuses based on KPIs
We are a fast-growing company bringing personal aviation to the general public. Innovating at the leading edge of electric aviation technology, we have developed MAV Drone, the world’s first ultralight all-electric quad-copter VTOL personal aircraft. Join us in pioneering in a new age of aviation.
1900 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95124, USA