Want to be one of the first 100 employees at a well-funded, fast growing start-up? After having developed one of the most advanced flight technologies in the world, we are preparing to launch our consumer service. We are actively hiring smart, ambitious and purpose-driven teammates.

About Skyryse

We’re on a mission to provide the fastest, safest and most uplifting transportation solutions for the people and communities we serve. Our service will make it effortless to travel door-to-door in major cities, unlocking new possibilities for how people live, work, and play. To support our efforts, we are embedding the world’s most advanced perception technology into our aircraft.

Our team is comprised of aerospace experts, engineers and leaders from Tesla, Robinson, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman, the U.S. Military and other top organizations.

Location: Skyryse HQ El Segundo and Hawthorne, CA

Why this role is mission critical:

As the Director of Flight Dynamics and Controls, you will be setting the technical direction for the people architecting and implementing all path planning, motion planning, and flight control algorithms on board of our aircraft.

Position Requirements:

  • Masters or PhD degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Extensive experience applying various path & motion planning algorithms to safety-critical systems
  • Experience producing certifiable safety-critical code
  • Remote supervision, including direct pilot takeover, certification
  • Development and certification flight test for all technology
  • Autopilot Control Law specification, integration, HIL, certification
  • Experience leading teams that have produced production grade autonomy algorithms for complex dynamic systems, ideally for full scale aircraft

Benefits & perks: Join us in our brand new office, own part of the business as an equity holder, enjoy free helicopter rides, and have 100% of your employee insurance premiums covered.

Skyryse is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Principals only please. NO AGENCY CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please apply directly to Skyryse.                                       

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