Sensors Engineer



El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Our mission at Skyryse is nothing less than a new era in flight, where fatalities are nearly zero, piloting any aircraft is simple and safe, and the sky is accessible to all. SkyOS, our industry-first universal operating system for flight, provides any airplane or helicopter with a fly-by-wire flight management solution that significantly reduces the complexity of flying. Skyryse One, our first production aircraft powered by SkyOS, was unveiled in 2024 and features the simplest, safest, and most intuitive flight controls in general aviation.


As a mid-level Sensors Engineer at Skyryse you will develop, test, install and integrate a wide variety of sensors on the aircraft.


  • Select and evaluate 3rd party sensors
  • Support the development of test campaigns using rapid prototyping equipment (D-space, labview, etc.)
  • Independently perform challenging engineering work, document findings, generate reports, and support test activities both on and off site
  • Act as a subject matter expert across the organization with regard to one or more of the following sensors: Air data, IMUs, GPS, RADAR, and other sensors
  • Attend internal program, customer and/or supplier technical exchange meetings and/or formal program milestone reviews to provide and/or obtain progress status updates
  • Assist with electrical design and/or software implementation for sensor-related technology development


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or other related disciplines.
  • Former experience with leadership
  • 5 years of professional working experience
  • Familiarity with dSpace Equipment
  • Familiarity with Matlab and Simulink


  • Master of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or other related disciplines
  • Product Launch/ Full Lifecycle experience
  • Previous experience with DAL-A components
  • Prior start up working experience
  • 10 years of professional working experience
  • Familiarity with DO-178C, DO-254, DO-331, and other FAA compliance requirements


  • The opportunity to change the world through improving aviation safety and accessibility
  • Valuable stock option plan
  • Heavily subsidized medical, dental and vision plans
  • Full-time employees are eligible for 20 days of paid time off (PTO) and 5 sick days annually. PTO and sick days must be used in accordance with Company policy.
  • A company with an ambitious vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, motivated, and fun to work-with colleagues!

The base salary range is $150,000 - $185,000 USD a year. Your base salary will be determined on experience and the pay of of employees in similar positions.


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.


This position is subject to compliance with U.S. export control requirements including EAR and ITAR.