Palo Alto, California (United States), United States
Wing offers drone delivery as a safe, fast, and sustainable solution for last mile logistics. Consumer appetites for on-demand services are increasing, but current delivery methods are inefficient, costly, and contribute to road accidents and air pollution. Wing’s fleet of autonomous delivery drones can transport small packages directly from businesses to homes on-demand, in minutes. We design, build, and operate our aircraft, and offer drone delivery services on three continents. Our technology is designed to be easy to integrate into existing delivery and logistics networks, offering a scalable drone delivery solution for a broad range of businesses. Wing is a part of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and our mission is to create the preferred means of delivery for the planet. To do this, we must build a workforce that's representative of the global communities that we serve. If you're ready to do the greatest work of your life, come join us.
About the Role:
Wing is looking for a Senior Flight Test Engineer to join our Test & Evaluation team based in Palo Alto, CA. The ideal candidate has a passion for Flight Test, expertise testing autonomous systems, and the ability to manage complex programs with cross-functional teams. This team is a diverse group of individuals spanning multiple engineering disciplines. You can expect to spend 30-50% of your time at our test site in Hollister, CA.
What You’ll Do:
Perform flight test planning, test readiness reviews, act as test director during test execution and perform post flight data analysis
Drive initiatives to improve and expand flight test capabilities
Provide technical oversight and mentorship to junior members of the team
Partner with engineering teams to drive test requirements
What You’ll Need:
B.S. in an engineering field or equivalent on the job learning experience
5-10 years experience as a Flight Test Engineer
Excellent written and verbal communication; ability to explain complex concepts and designs to colleagues across disciplines
Comfort with fast-paced and austere environments with an appetite for innovation
5+ years experience in flight testing Small Uncrewed Aerial Systems (sUAS)
Proficiency in one or more of the following (Python, MATLAB, SQL, Bash, Protobufs)
The US base salary range for this full-time position is the salary range below + bonus + equity + benefits. Wing’s salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.
At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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