Skydio – Flight Check Engineer – Drones Information



Skydio is looking for an enthusiastic flight test engineer to ensure that the units we ship to customers are of the highest quality. This role requires a rigorous approach to field testing complex systems and their capabilities in a wide range of environmental and operating conditions.

How you make a difference

  • Collaborate with software, hardware, and AI teams to understand and train product capability
  • Test and evaluate changes to the software system under real conditions
  • Document and deliver actionable analytics after testing
  • Identify problems and proactively propose solutions
  • Generate huge amounts of logged flight data that are used to characterize and improve the system

Useful skills

  • Software QA / test background
  • Experience testing native mobile applications (iOS, Android)
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for things that fly (bonus points for the SUAS pilot license)
  • Detail-oriented communication and documentation skills
  • Test experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Interested in spending a lot of time outdoors

At Skydio, we believe that diversity drives innovation. We have created a multidisciplinary environment that harnesses the power of different perspectives to create elegant solutions to complex problems. We seek to expand our network of people, programs, and resources to promote an inclusive culture across race, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, experience, neurodiversity, and background. Our common goal is to ensure that autonomous drones are used ethically and effectively in all industries.


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