Flight Safety Engineer

  • Anywhere

Robotics engineer to design, develop, and test of flight safety and reliability of a highly autonomous UAV. You will work with backend and firmware engineers in the development of software to monitor and control an autonomous drone and sensor networks.

• Derive functional and performance flight safety requirements based on internal and regulatory requirements
• Implement UAV health and safety checks on embedded targets
• Implement and validate failover algorithms
• Design and execute rigorous flight safety tests
• Advise on safety-critical preventative maintenance monitoring metrics

• Strong programming skills in C and C++ required
• Experience with the PX4 flight stack desired
• Experience with with building and flying quadcopters
• Experience with developing and testing safety-critical software
• Bachelor or masters degree in a relevant field