Meet SkyRyse's
MARIA PIKUSOVA

Careers - Maria’s Story
 Up, Up, & Away
Maria’s Story
Up, Up, & Away
Originally from Ukraine, Maria studied math and computer science at CalPoly San Luis Obispo. Prior to joining SkyRyse, she further refined her skills at leading aerospace and software companies. In her spare time, she is active in the amateur radio community and is currently adding Chinese to the list of many languages that she speaks.
Careers - What Maria Does
 Flight Software Engineer
What Maria Does
Flight Software Engineer
Maria's work at SkyRyse combines her interests in programming, embedded systems, and robotics. She can usually be found writing core flight software which reflects SkyRyse’s uncompromising concern for safety. Maria is curious with a passion for learning, so she enjoys the challenge of tackling unsolved problems—and gets a chance to do so every day at SkyRyse.
 
 
“I chose to work at SkyRyse because I wanted to work in a startup environment and I wanted to work for one of the first companies trying to solve the problem of autonomous flight.”
 
“I chose to work at SkyRyse because I wanted to work in a startup environment and I wanted to work for one of the first companies trying to solve the problem of autonomous flight.”
 
 
“Something that everybody here has in common is the fact that we're all excited about what the company is doing. We're all excited to work on challenging problems—we're not afraid of difficult work.”
 
“Something that everybody here has in common is the fact that we're all excited about what the company is doing. We're all excited to work on challenging problems—we're not afraid of difficult work.”