Electrical Engineer - Integration
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.
The Electrical Engineer (Integration) role is based out of our headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. The job will require travel to both local and remote testing sites in the US and Canada. The primary responsibilities are to lead integration and validation of our hardware, as well as support flight testing operations.
Lead investigations and carry out root cause analysis on hardware and firmware issues discovered both in flight testing and in HALT testing performed at our headquarters in Palo Alto.
Help develop strategies for, and carry out validation of new and existing hardware and firmware.
Provide electrical engineering support for local and remote Flight Test Operations within a larger cross-functional team (travel is required).
Test, characterize and iterate on existing electronics assemblies, implement new features, and develop innovative solutions to new problems.
Undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
Experience debugging complex electrical, electronic, and software controlled systems
Proficient at troubleshooting circuits using oscilloscopes, multi-meters and logic analyzers
Proficient at writing and debugging 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
Able to lift 50 lbs
Familiarity with designing for high vibration and high temperature environments
Familiarity with EMI and EMC testing and validation
Familiarity GPS and UAV sensors
Interest in RC planes, quadcopters, or aviation
Resourceful, curious, observant, and never satisfied with the status quo
Always thinking about how to improve things and increase efficiency
Thrive in a fast-paced, and sometimes high-pressure environment
Strong work ethic and detail-oriented
Love learning and being challenged
Comfortable with the physical demands of flight testing
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