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Flight Controls Engineer at Swoop Aero

Docklands, VIC

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Swoop Aero is at the forefront of a logistics transformation, using autonomous aircraft to deliver on-demand, life-changing medical supplies to nations around the world. Our goal is to revolutionise the healthcare supply chain to ensure medicine is delivered to everyone, everywhere.

Swoop Aero is looking for a qualified Flight Controls Engineer who is self motivated, highly ambitious and excited by the prospect of revolutionizing the global healthcare supply chain through the deployment of autonomous 3D printed aircraft. The role of Flight Controls Engineer will be to design, implement and test flight controls for fixed wing aircraft that also have vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities. You will contribute to an inclusive, highly dynamic and results driven international team.

What you will be required to do

  •       Implementation of new software or algorithms to support mission – specific capabilities
  •       Integration of sensors in aircraft’s state estimator
  •       Development of guides, instructions, and training materials for the flight operations team
  •       Post flight data review
  •       Support the development and certification of aircraft
  •       Develop and maintain flight controls regression test – suite

Essential qualifications

  •   Bachelor’s degree (Master’s highly advantageous) in a relevant technical field, such as Aeronautical, Mechanical, Software, or Controls Engineering
  •   Advanced knowledge in C++ and Python
  •   Previous experience with Git and/or SVN
  •   Proficiency with Linux
  •   Previous practical application of classical or modern control theory to an autonomous system

Desired qualifications

  •  Minimum of two years professional experience with classical dynamics, modeling, and simulation, and developing controls solutions in C++ and Python
  •  Experience implementing controls algorithms based on scientific publications
  •  Creation of robotics models in ROS
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills


If you believe you suit the criteria, are passionate about changing people’s lives and have what it takes to transform the global healthcare supply chain we would love to hear from you! Please complete the form below and attach a one page CV, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

About Swoop Aero

Office address

  • Docklands, VIC, 3008

Company size

11-50 people

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