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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Test Engineer
United States
Job description

We are currently seeking a driven and adaptable candidate to flight test for our game changing VTOL UAV.


Aircraft Management

Track aircraft system status including avionics, propulsion, structures, and software versioning

Establish flightworthiness through inspection and ground testing

Organize flight testing equipment

Test Documentation

Safety reviews

Flight readiness


Flight reports and vehicle records

Flight planning

Balance the testing progression risk/reward based on program goals and in collaboration with subsystem experts

Flight Data Analysis

System health

Other areas of analysis will depend on the candidate's background and may include:

o Controller performance o Aerodynamic performance

o Communications

Diagnosing errant vehicle behavior and bugs through telemetry and logs


Through various levels of autonomy from pure RC to "hands-off"

o Stick to surface (rarely necessary, nice to have)

o Assisted

o Fully autonomous with ground station mission planning

Additional Responsibilities

Virtual flight test through Hardware and Software simulation

Providing insightful feedback to controls, software, and aero performance engineers

Learning and diagnosing avionics and propulsion subsystem behavior

Training new operators, including the development of training packages for customers

no requirements specified