Director Electrical Engineering

at Volansi, Inc.
Location Hayward
Date Posted January 15, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Ready to change the world? We are reinventing how products are delivered around the world by unlocking the path not yet traveled. Our company was founded in 2015 and is backed by Silicon Valley's most prominent VCs, including LightSpeed Venture Partners and YCombinator. Volansi provides fast on-demand aerial delivery service for time-critical shipments over long ranges. We build and operate long-range, high-payload drones for commercial, defense, and humanitarian applications. Leveraging drone technology as a transportation method, we help our customers gain control of their supply chain and save millions of dollars on downtime and inventory costs. Our work came from the immediate need for critical delivery of parts to drastically reduce downtime for an automotive company. From this idea, our founders have scaled the company into a team of highly skilled and motivated individuals to serve critical delivery markets. Interested?This individual will be responsible for directly managing a team of engineers and technicians and coordinates with project teams drawn from interdisciplinary competences to create an environment for world-class execution and technical leadership. The Department includes the following focus areas: Electrical Engineering Architecture, Analog and Digital Board design, FPGA development, Sensor integration, Real Time Controls, High Bandwidth Data Capture and Power Distribution. The department is responsible for delivery of complex flight control and navigation systems in collaboration with experienced teams focused on software, optical and mechanical sub-systems.The successful candidate will be passionate about developing, attracting and inspiring the engineering team leads, project leads and technical experts necessary to support the demanding timelines of our product roadmap. The candidate will adhere to the design process with respect to process, tooling, quality, reliability, productivity and metrics. Also, he/she will be responsible for strengthening the technical competence and capabilities of the group by bringing new technology and capabilities into the organization, becoming a recognized leader for key competences within the organization.As a leader within the Volansi Engineering organization, the successful candidate will set high standards for teamwork, collaboration and execution based on trust and respect of novel approaches to complex problems.

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