Description: Connecting Billions of People, that is our clients Mission! Come join a team of brilliant minds reaching for, and touching the stars!
We are seeking an Electrical Engineer- Motors and Propulsion for a 12 Month Contract in Menlo Park, CA.
If you are interested, please email Jill Maasberg your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org give her a call at 512.343.6491
You will be responsible for a critical subsystem and assisting in designing highly efficient, light weight motors and motor controllers to enable high altitude, long-duration solar powered flight for our UAV.
Specify, design and develop key propulsion components of the UAV, from motor to motor controller, with the goals of minimizing weight and maximizing efficiency
Collaborate with internal teams on requirements specification, fabrication, testing and system engineering
Manage external supplier projects
Write, develop, and maintain interface control documents for vendor software and communications; Support firmware and microcontroller code for motor controllers
Optimize thermal design of motor and motor controller design for minimum weight
Simulate and test performance of propulsion subsystem
5+ years of demonstrated experience designing developing highly efficient, power dense electrical motors
Experience with motor controller development for high efficiency, and firmware communications
Demonstrated vendor management experience
Experience in aerospace (propeller integration, high altitude environments) highly desirable
Some practical interdisciplinary understanding of physics, mechanical engineering, thermal engineering, and aerodynamics
Proficiency in hands-on rapid prototype development and iteration
Clear communication style, both verbal and written
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics