Senior Software Engineer Full Stack at Wisk Aero | Powderkeg

Location: Remote, United States

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Software & Automation 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 Software Engineer to join our team. Your goal would be to help build and maintain productivity tools that make our testing, data analysis, and development more efficient. You will be part of the software and automation group team that is responsible for all software development within the company.

Why we need you

  • The successful candidate has been involved with all stages of the software development life cycle in designing, testing and deploying cloud-based data analysis and web applications. In this role, the candidate must be curious, creative, collaborative and motivated by improving development efficiency of our engineers throughout the company.

What you will do:

  • Define and develop tools to improve the efficiency of our engineering teams
  • Work with development teams such as Autonomy, Aerodynamics, Controls and Flight Test to automate and optimize development and test processes
  • Create full-stack solutions that are highly automated and leverage cloud infrastructure with the ability to scale
  • Maintain and optimize existing solutions and codebases

What you have done:

  • BS in CS, AE, ME, EE, or equivalent, with 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in front-end development (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, REST, RPC, Websockets, SVG, or Canvas)
  • Experience with one or more backend environments (Node.js, Django, or similar) and frameworks (Express.js or similar)
  • Experience building and scaling APIs (OpenApi or similar)
  • Experience with automation tools (Webpack or similar) and unit testing (Jest or similar)
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes scaling applications in cloud environments (GCP preferred)
  • Customer focused and passionate about usability
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL database systems (Mongodb, BigQuery or similar)


  • Keen interest in aviation or prior aerospace development experience
  • Demonstrated experience with Vue.js and/or React
  • Experience in a hybrid data infrastructure environment (on premise + cloud)
  • Demonstrated experience releasing and maintaining customer-facing applications
  • Passionate about automation and development efficiency
  • Experience with Typescript, Matlab, Simulink, Python, Jupyter Notebooks

Who you are:

  • You are a highly motivated, self starting individual with a broad set of skills and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You are a solution oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • 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 and take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player


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 flight lessons, wellness subsidies, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, IP bonus program, happy hours 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.

Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Software Engineer Full Stack
  • Company
    Wisk Aero
  • Location
    Mountain View, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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