Airspace Systems, Inc.

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Flight Control Engineer

Flight Software | San Leandro, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Flight Control Engineer

At Airspace Systems, we are looking for top-notch passionate engineers to shape the technology that would power our flying robots. Join us and together we will make this exciting future a reality!

We hire seasoned and talented software developers that bring years of experience in software design and development. We maintain a fun, collaborative and flat work environment. If you are a highly motivated team-player that enjoys working with a top-notch team of engineers, please APPLY!

Your Role

You will be responsible for creating beautiful and precise real-time mission-critical UAV flight control software.


Must-Have Experience

  • Experience in C/C++Linux

  • Experience in 6 DOF dynamic modeling

  • Experience in Stability Analysis (Bode plot, Gain and Phase Margin)

  • Experience in Classical and Modern Control Theory

  • Experience in Flight Control System (Manned or Unmanned)


Good to have

  • Understanding of common communication protocol ( Mavlink, Arinc429 ... etc)

  • Sensor Processing(LIDAR, Radar,  IMU, Camera)

  • Filtering (EKF, UFK, Particle Filter)

  • Guidance Algorithms

  • Experience in Robotics/Probabilistic Models/Statistical Signal Processing

  • Experience in State Estimation/Prediction and SLAM

  • Experience in Path Planning, Localization, and Navigation of UAV.

  • Drones, Drones, Drones.


  • PhD/Masters in Robotics/Aeronautics or equivalent with 1-2 years’ experience and a good understanding of cutting-edge technologies in Robotics and Control Theory/Flight Dynamics preferred.

  • Natural coder and a quick thinker that has worked with several high performing teams

  • Recent Grads with relevant projects/thesis considered.

  • Self-motivated and independent - comfortable with constructively challenging consensus, overcoming problems and developing innovative solutions.


Why work at Airspace Systems?

Working at Airspace Systems means working with a team of makers, mechanical and software engineers, designers and entrepreneurs that live for completing ambitious projects. Get inspired to build, design and dream up new solutions in our state-of-the-art workspace.  

We have all the perks you would expect from a great startup: an amazing industry (Robotics and Drones...need we say more), incredible office space, a smart multidisciplinary team, a flexible workplace, plenty of food in the kitchen, and a pure mission that binds us all together.

Obviously: medical, dental, vision, vacation, health and wellness, and stock options are part of the package. We play hard and work hard together.

Thank you for your time and consideration. If you are not interested or available and know of someone that may be, please feel free to pass along this opportunity.