Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineer
Sector: Land Mobility
Key Accountabilities & Activities:
- Develop and test unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) while ensuring strict compliance with industry standards and regulations.
- Lead the integration of advanced technologies into UAS platforms.
- Conduct comprehensive flight testing to validate UAS performance and reliability.
- Prioritize safety, regulatory compliance, and a culture of continuous improvement.
- Expertly troubleshoot issues, implement problem-solving procedures, and track historical progress in detailed reports
- Stay current on emerging UAS technologies and industry trends.
- Enforce rigorous safety protocols, regulatory requirements, and best practices within UAS operations.
- Oversight in flight path planning and risk assessment.
- Collaborate with regulatory authorities to secure essential approvals and certifications.
- Contribute to the development and maintenance of documentation, including maintenance manuals, flight manuals, and training manuals, with a commitment to regular review and enhancement.
- Efficiently manage project timelines, budgets, and resource allocation for UAS projects.
- Foster collaboration with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders to achieve project objectives.
- A Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field is a mandatory requirement, and a Master's degree in the UAV field is strongly preferred.
- Extensive expertise in the development and testing of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
- Strong knowledge of UAS technologies, including telemetry, sensors, payloads, and communication systems.
- Proficiency in hands-on prototyping, maintenance and conducting flight testing campaigns, including monitoring telemetry and flight termination systems (FTS).
- Proven experience in Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations, with additional experience in cargo drone deliveries considered a valuable asset.
- Experience working with ConOps (Concept of Operations) and SORA (Specific Operations Risk Assessment) methodology.
- Effective communication, leadership, managerial skills, all within a collaborative teamwork framework