Senior Test Pilot - Wisk

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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 flights 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 an experienced Senior Test Pilot to join us in testing and certifying a new class of all-electric aircraft. As a senior member of the Flight Test team, you will be working closely with other Test Pilots and Flight Test Engineers as well as cognizant systems engineers and the certification group to validate and verify a revolutionary new aircraft design. 

Wisk recognizes the challenges that the UAM industry faces with regards the certification path for our vehicles. We are taking a pragmatic approach to this task and consequently are looking for experienced flight test personnel to join our talented team to make the certification process as efficient and effective as possible. To be a member you will have displayed highly developed Safety awareness and Risk Management capabilities in previous roles and be willing to continue this behavior at Wisk.

Your role will involve using your experience to guide our flight test certification planning, identify applicable industry guidance and standards, and prepare our flight test team to conduct testing that shows compliance to the certification authorities. Leveraging your certification experience, you will develop certification plans and support the flight test documentation and process development that will be used to demonstrate Wisk’s aircraft meet certification requirements. You will support test program scheduling, participate in flight test execution as a Test Pilot, and write test reports to a standard required by certification authorities. You will also train and mentor other flight test personnel on current best practices for certifying complex aircraft systems and support writing and updating supporting documents including aircraft flight manuals and Standard Operating Procedures.


  • Experience conducting flight test on program pursuing FAA/TCCA/EASA Certification
  • 10+ years flight test experience as a test pilot
  • Graduate of accredited Test Pilot School, or equivalent experience
  • Capable of obtaining at least an FAA Second Class Medical certificate
  • FAA Commercial Pilot or ATP certificate (Fixed or Rotary Wing)
  • Familiarity with FAA Order 26B
  • Bachelors of Science degree in a relevant engineering or technical field 
  • Experience in Type Certification program for fixed/rotary-wing aircraft or complex systems. Highly developed understanding of civil certification requirements from initial requirements development to Entry Into Service activities.
  • DER/DAR and/or ODA experience (or equivalent from other NAA)
  • A demonstrated capability to work within the engineering organization to inform vehicle design early, rather than identifying problems later in the development process.


  • Unmanned aircraft flight test experience
  • Electric Propulsion flight test experience
  • Both Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing pilot certificates and flight test experience
  • Human-to-vehicle interface design, test and evaluation experience
  • Instructor pilot certificate and experience
  • Recency in formation flying
  • Masters degree in a relevant engineering or technical field

$173,441 - $204,048 a year

Compensation and Benefits:

In addition to offering a great work environment and the opportunity to be part of the team making electric autonomous flight a reality, at Wisk, we offer excellent total rewards which include a competitive base salary, annual bonus, long term incentive, 401K, health benefits and much more.  

Job Type: Full-time

Pay Range the Company expects to pay: $173,441 - $204,048 per year - The starting base salary within this range for this role varies based on factors such as your geographical location, and your relevant job-related experience that is consistent with a business necessity.

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, alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 11 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching vested immediately, 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, wellness allowances, snacks, drinks, fruit, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and much 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.

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