Dynamics and Controls Engineer

    • Los Angeles, CA

About Skyryse:

Skyryse has developed FlightOS, a platform that makes flying as easily and accessible as driving a car, only safer. 

FlightOS offers a common interface for users to operate any aircraft, rotorcraft or fixed-wing.  It makes flying fun, relaxed, and eliminates the leading pilot-error related safety hazards. 

With tens of hours of training, any pilot can safely fly any aircraft regardless of its engine/wing/rotor configuration, either from the cockpit or remotely.


Why this role is mission critical:

As a Flight Dynamics and Controls Engineer, you will help the technical direction for the people architecting and implementing all path planning, motion planning, and flight control algorithms on board our aircraft.


Typical Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
  • Hands on experience in engineering and automation product after graduation


Desirable Areas of Practical Experience:

  • Multivariable system modeling, analysis and control.  Ideally in aircraft applications
  • Optimization, path and motion planning for constrained dynamical systems
  • Primary Flight Control systems
  • Flight test engineering, instrumentation, flight sciences, data analysis
  • Airborne Software engineering
  • Airborne Systems Engineering
  • Aircraft Control Law specifications, analysis, development, integration, hardware in the loop simulation, flight test, certification
  • Working as part of a team that has transitioned to production automation solutions for complex dynamic systems
  • Working as part of a team that has certified a regulated safety critical automation solution


We also have great benefits:

  • The opportunity to change the world
  • Competitive salary
  • Valuable stock option plan
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible vacation
  • A company with a huge vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, ambitious and fun to work-with colleagues!


Skyryse is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity. 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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