Software Engineer - Navigation/Control

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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.

We have an opening for a Navigation and Control Software Engineer with 2 to 10 years of professional experience. The role will largely focus on improving vehicle autonomy and controls performance. The ideal candidate would be capable of working in other software domains as necessary.

Role Responsibilities
System identification, control systems development, path planning, and performance tuning
Improve testing automation, software quality, and data collection/analysis
Assist in flight testing both locally and at remote sites (some travel required)

Personal Attributes
Resourceful, curious, and never satisfied with the status quo
Always thinking about how to make things more efficient
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.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD with a focus on related topics

  • Strong software skills with C/C++ and MATLAB/Simulink

  • Strong understanding of control theory, state estimation, nonlinear systems, rotation formalisms, and sensor integration/fusion

  • Hands-on experience through employment, student teams, co-op, and/or personal projects

  • Optional Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Python, C#, Java, or other high level languages

  • Experience with embedded systems, real-time systems, robotics, or sensors

  • Interest in RC planes, quadcopters, or aviation

Benefits

  • Vision

  • Dental

  • 401k

  • Over-time

  • Maternaty Leave

  • Paid Sick Time Off

  • Bonuses based on KPIs

About us

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.

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1900 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95124, USA