Skydio is the leading US drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, the key technology for the future of drones and aerial transportation. The Skydio team combines deep expertise in artificial intelligence, best-in-class hardware and software product development, and operational excellence to empower a broader, more diverse audience of drone users - from action sports enthusiasts to first responders.
About the Role:
Skydio is seeking an enthusiastic flight test operator to help ensure that the units we are shipping to customers are of the highest quality.
The ideal candidate will have a rigorous approach to field testing complex systems and their capabilities across a wide spectrum of environmental and operating conditions.
How you'll make an impact:
Running regression tests to validate system confidence, ensuring no system has been adversely affected by new change
Execute master testing to validate new software that merges in the pipeline
Support system validation, working with hardware team to prepare external customer systems
Identify problems and proactively work with flight test engineers to capture issues
Generate massive amounts of logged flight data that will be used to characterize and improve the system
What would make you a strong fit:
Software QA/testing background
Experience testing native mobile applications (iOS, Android)
Demonstrated enthusiasm for things that fly (bonus points for sUAS Pilot's license)
Detail-oriented communication and documentation skills
Test experience in a manufacturing setting
Interest in spending lots of time outdoors
At Skydio we believe that diversity drives innovation. We have created a multi-disciplinary environment that embraces the power of diverse perspectives to create elegant solutions for complex problems. We are committed to growing our network of people, programs, and resources to nurture an inclusive culture.
As such, we do not make hiring or other employment-related decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, generic information or characteristics, veteran, military or family status, or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.