Sensor Integration Engineer


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

May 5

Skyryse wants to allow anyone, to fly anywhere, in any aircraft, safely and as a highly experienced pilot would. Powered by the Skyryse operating system, we automate flight controls and management to achieve unmatched safety and eliminate opportunities for human error in all flight stages, and in emergency situations. We want to make flying as ubiquitous as the road and as safe as the elevator.

Why this role is mission critical:

As an engineer on our Perception team, you will install and integrate a wide variety of sensors on the aircraft, both for the rapid prototyping platform, as well as for the production system. The responsibilities for this role include:

  • Research sensors of interest and engage with suppliers
  • Determine placement and mount the sensors on the aircraft
  • Decode the data and integrate into our software stack
  • Calibrate the sensors and characterize the data 


  • Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science, Robotics or Engineering
  • Solid grasp of probability theory, linear algebra, calculus and optimization methods
  • Good understanding of electronic circuit and power requirements
  • Proficiency with Matlab and Simulink

Required Practical Experience:

Past experience working on the AV perception stack is strongly preferred. In particular, experience in any of the following is highly desirable:

  • Sensor/platform integration, sensor calibration and synchronization
  • Industry experience with various sensor communication protocols (CAN, RS232/422/485, SPI, I2C)
  • Integration experience with dSpace hardware and software tools
  • Hands-on experience with physical component installation


  • Tooling and data visualization
  • Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) testing
  • Basic knowledge of Signal Processing 
  • Study of Classical Feedback Control theory, Estimation theory, Sensor Fusion
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Familiarity with standard autonomous vehicles’ sensor suite 

We also have great benefits:

  • The opportunity to change the world
  • Competitive salary
  • Valuable stock option plan
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible vacation
  • A company with a huge vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, ambitious and fun to work-with colleagues!

Skyryse is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Principals only, please. NO AGENCY CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please apply directly to Skyryse.

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