Senior Electrical Engineer/Board Designer

FlightWave Aerospace

Santa Monica, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 05/05/2021
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  • Company Address: , Santa Monica, CA

About FlightWave Aerospace

Developer of energy sources and unmanned aerial systems designed to boost the range and endurance of aerospace vehicles ranging from small UAVs to spacecraft via carbon-free energy sources. The company's technology enables aerial operations in any condition for protecting assets, mapping the environment, or monitoring wildlife, enabling government agencies, private companies, and nonprofits to get more mission for their money.

Job Description

In this role you will be responsible for designing, prototyping, fabricating, testing, and integrating a range of electrical systems into flight hardware and ground control systems from circuit design & tuning to board layout. As part of a small team you’ll be responsible for identifying challenges, setting schedules & goals, and executing in a fast-paced, startup environment. Applications are numerous, including (but not limited to) power / battery management, motor / power train, communication systems, small-scale computing platforms, and imaging systems.



  • B.S. or higher (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred) in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a closely-related field

  • Minimum five years of relevant industry experience with preference to small team / startup environments

  • Proven time management, organizational, and oral & written communication skills

  • Prior experience designing, building, and troubleshooting printed circuit boards

  • Prior experience with Altium (or similar) software for board design and hardware testing procedures

  • Preferred experience with power electronics for battery charging, motor, voltage regulation, and other power management

  • Preferred experience in manned and / or unmanned flight systems

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.