Senior Mechanical Engineer, Electronics Packaging

Atlanta, GA
2 months ago
Full time role

Job Description

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all-electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!

Why we need you:

  • With that vision in mind, we are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer, Electronics Packaging to join the Mechanical Engineering team at Wisk. In this role you will design and evaluate mechanical and electro-mechanical designs for use in our next generation electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. As part of the Mechanical Engineering functional team, you will have the opportunity to support our integrated product teams in the area of propulsion, battery, passenger and avionic systems.
  • The successful candidate has a strong mechanical background with the understanding of first principles and how they drive design.  In this role, the candidate must be proactive, forward thinking, and self-motivated with the ability to inspire and lead a team of like-minded engineers.

What you will do:

  • As an individual contributor, you will function as the responsible Mechanical Engineer on programs and internal development projects
  • Responsible for the conceptual layouts, design, testing and evaluation of mechanical and electro-mechanical devices or systems
  • Conduct thermal, stress, and dynamic analysis to ensure design can survive required environmental specifications
  • Conduct tolerance analysis on piece parts and assemblies to ensure proper fit in all instances
  • Work with Configuration Management to maintain all design documentation
  • Perform product validation activities to include thermal and structural testing 

What you have done:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Aeronautical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent
  • 5+ year experience in electro-mechanicals design with focus on electronics packaging 
  • Familiar with CAD software such as Siemens NX (preferred), CATIA, Solidworks, etc.


  • Experience with shock and vibrational mechanical testing and validation
  • Experience with thermal and structural finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Working knowledge of both Military and Industrial specifications

Who you are:

  • You are a highly motivated, self starting and solution oriented individual with a broad set of skills, an analytical mindset and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You have strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • You can adapt quickly or propose changes needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • You embrace challenges, take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player

We are headquartered in Mountain View, CA, and have a satellite office in Atlanta, GA. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, IP bonus program, and many more.
Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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