Senior Flight Control Engineer at Airspace
San Leandro, CA, US

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 flight controller software (eg: PixHawk)

  • Experience in Robotics/Probabilistic Models/Statistical Signal Processing

  • Experience in Stochastic filtering, Octtree Maps (OctoMap)

  • Experience in Bayesian State Estimation/Prediction and SLAM

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


Good to have


  • Kalman Filter, EKF, Particle Filter, PRM etc. 

  • Muti- Sensor Fusion ( Camera/Lidar/IMU/Ultra-Sonic etc)

  • Programming and debugging for embedded Multi-core CPU.

  • Drones, Drones, Drones.




  • PhD/Masters in Robotics/Aeronautics or equivalent with 4-5 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

  • 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.