Senior EMI/EMC Electrical Engineer at Wisk Aero | Powderkeg

Location: Mountain View, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Electrical Engineering

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!

We are looking for a Senior EMI/EMC Electrical Engineer to work on a growing team developing a composite, electric propulsion aircraft. You will be responsible for the analysis and design for Electromagnetic Compatibility, Direct / Indirect Effects of Lightning and planning the tests for Electromagnetic Interference and High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) across various aircraft systems.

Initially, you’ll

  • Learn about the aircraft electronics architecture and hardware development processes
  • Become familiar with applicable aircraft certification process and regulations

As an EME team member you'll

  • Assist aircraft subsystem teams (e.g. airframe, avionics, propulsion) with bonding, grounding design with respect to lightning and HIRF.
  • Analyze, design guidance and test for power and signal integrity including PCB layout
  • Contribute to emissions and susceptibility development and certification test planning, procedures and testing
  • Participate in architecture trade studies, detailed analysis and component specification.
  • Advise the EWIS (Electrical Wiring Interconnect System) Team on shielding/bonding, routing and separation.
  • Help write aircraft and system EMI/EMC requirements
  • Design and test for Direct / Indirect Effects of Lightning on composite structures and other aircraft systems.
  • Work with suppliers, EME analysis consultants and test laboratories: both technical and project engineering
  • Make recommendations to continually improve our processes.


  • PhD, MSEE degree with at least two years of experience, or a BSEE/BSME degree with at least five years of experience
  • Design knowledge of electrical bonding criteria, EMI shielding, and High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF)
  • Experienced with DO-160 (or MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704 & MIL-STD-1275) testing and aerospace development best practices and standards
  • Experience designing for certification and troubleshooting EMI/EMC related issues
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Direct / Indirect Effects of Lightning on composite structures experience is a strong plus.
  • Experience with weight minimization is strongly desired
  • Experience writing and executing test procedures for design validation and qualification


We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and many more.

In order to protect the health and safety of all Wisk employees in the workplace, we are requiring that all employees receive an FDA-authorized vaccination against COVID-19 prior to physically returning to Wisk’s U.S. offices. Exceptions/accommodations are considered for employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from being vaccinated against COVID-19.

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.

Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior EMI/EMC Electrical Engineer
  • Company
    Wisk Aero
  • Location
    Mountain View, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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