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Working as the Commodity Manager- Aircraft hardware and machined components in our Santa Cruz location, you will be responsible for strategic and tactical procurement activities to support outsourcing of machined parts for Joby Aviation as well as sourcing and procurement of aircraft hardware. Using your industry knowledge, you will work with our engineering, manufacturing, finance, legal, and quality teams to oversee the contract negotiation and purchasing of machined parts for aircraft components as well as manufacturing tooling and raw metallic materials for internal machining operations.
This position involves developing, testing and deploying algorithms for the guidance, navigation and control of an electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft. The unprecedented control authority and long-range capability of our aircraft pose unexplored GNC problems that require novel and challenging solutions. The engineer will play a key role on a fast-moving team in providing input to conceptual system architectural design and implementation of embedded software to ensure the safety of our electric-powered, fly-by-wire aircraft.
Joby Aviation is looking for a self-motivated and flexible 5-Axis CNC programmer and machinist. The role is to aid in the composite tooling process for both R&D and manufacturing level parts while working closely with both engineering and composite manufacturing teams.
Joby Aviation is looking for a passionate engineer that can join our growing team. This is a multidisciplinary position that provides the engineer a chance to interact with many of the key teams within the company. The Systems Engineers will own the architecture, integration, and life-cycle success of a single or multiple aircraft systems, ranging from requirements management, development, certification, and entry into service. Systems Engineers will coordinate between the various departments - Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software, Flight Test, Manufacturing, Operations - as necessary to ensure the technical success of their systems. The Systems Engineers will work very closely with FAA Engineers and Joby DERs to ensure their responsible systems comply with all federal airworthiness regulations.
This position requires a basic understanding of aircraft systems, system development, and industry specific certification processes. The most important traits at Joby are a positive attitude towards the project, strong work ethic, and being able to self-manage and learn new skills. Forward thinking and the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced environment are a must.
Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate mechanical engineer to join our team with a focus in Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS), working with electrical, manufacturing, and structural engineers to meet design requirements for functionality, manufacturability, integration, inspectability, and maintenance. The engineer will be responsible for designing flight critical wire harness assemblies and electromechanical interconnection systems, as well as creating test plans to characterize, qualify, and validate those designs. This individual must be highly organized and self-driven while possessing a deep understanding of aerospace design standards. This position is exciting and rewarding, as the engineer will promptly see their ideas grow from concept to creation due to the fast pace of Joby Aviation.
Joby Aviation is seeking a motivated and organized Design for Reliability (DfR) Engineer with first principles-based reliability analysis background to join our growing reliability team. DfR Engineer’s main responsibility would be two-fold. First, work with EE designers in procuring design information, performing failure rate and physics-of-failure (PoF) based simulations and providing design feedback to meet reliability goals. Second, use PoF analysis results and design accelerated stress tests, to evaluate product reliability. This role will be focused on airborne electronic systems (but not limited to) such as, battery management system, mission computer, flap/aileron invertor, etc.
Joby Aviation is seeking a full time, skilled construction worker that has a solid understanding of all aspects of building. Including, but not limited to plumbing, form setting, concrete work, electrical.
Joby Aviation is seeking a highly experienced and talented individual to improve and optimize our robotic programming activities in our Marina office. As the robotic programmer, you will have overall responsibility for development, implementation, and training of Joby Aviation’s Automated Tape Placement (ATP)/ Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) and Automated Adhesive Dispense (AAD)programming processes and team.
We are looking for a highly talented 3D modeler to help realize the future of urban mobility. Working closely with designers and engineers, you will be creating beautiful, functional and feasible designs for both production and conceptual projects. You should be self-motivated and driven to work on a wide variety of projects and have the ability to quickly model initial design concepts while also working on mature, production ready surfaces.
Joby Aviation is seeking a highly organized, passionate individual to join our quality assurance team. As part of this team, you will perform incoming, source inspection (at a supplier location) and final inspection of Mechanical Assemblies for VTOL electric aircraft. The inspection process will help baseline the company’s Mechanical design efforts and pave the way for production. The Joby Aviation team is made up of extremely talented, hardworking, proactive, and hands-on individuals, operating in a very fast-paced and rewarding environment. We are looking to expand this team with like-minded individuals looking to make a mark in the transportation industry.
Modern aircraft development requires demonstrated compliance to a variety of FAA rules, guidance documents, and industry standards. The Digital Development Assurance Group is critical to ensuring Joby’s compliance to ARP4754A for systems development, DO-178C for software development, and DO-254 for electronics development. In addition, this group leads Joby’s cybersecurity efforts and is paving a path toward future certification of autonomous vehicles. The skilled engineers within this group are establishing company plans, standards, policies, and procedures for meeting the various development assurance guidelines and serve in both a mentoring and oversight capacity for Joby. As the program proceeds, the group will monitor development assurance compliance and work with the engineering teams across the company to resolve issues. The group includes SoftWare (SW) and Airborne Electronic Hardware (AEH) FAA Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs), process architects, researchers, and both Process and Quality Assurance (PQA) engineers skilled in auditing process compliance and performing detailed test witnessing. This group is growing and is looking for a mix of senior and mid-career engineers who have a passion for excellence and a well-honed attention to detail.
Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate individual to join our manufacturing team. This individual would help with managing, programming, and machining within our R&D and Production manufacturing department. Collaborating with engineers and composite technicians, you will be responsible for the entire process of CNC operations. Hands-on experience and a “get it done" attitude are very important for this position. This position is rewarding, as the team member will promptly see their work integrated into the production process due to the fast pace of Joby Aviation
Joby Aviation is seeking a highly organized, passionate individual to join our quality assurance team as an NDT Level II inspector. As we are building and certifying an advanced composite airframe, this position is responsible for implementing the production system for inspecting carbon composite, bonded structures, and other advanced composite structures using ultrasonic, thermography, and other state of art methods. This is an opportunity to participate in developing a complete system including influencing structural design, fabrication methods, and operational support of a new aircraft. Hands-on experience and a “get it done" attitude are very important for this position. This position is rewarding, as the engineer will promptly see their ideas grow from concept to creation due to the fast pace of Joby Aviation.
Joby Aviation is looking for engineers experienced with civil aviation certification to join our growing team. This role will serve as an internal Subject Matter Expert as well as a primary external point of contact with regulatory agencies and industry standards groups for aircraft, system, and equipment-level aspects of avionics and electrical systems and equipment. Certification engineers will work closely with multiple design engineering and test teams to ensure designs comply with all federal airworthiness regulations. This position requires a solid understanding of aircraft systems, system development, and industry-specific certification processes. It is preferred that this individual be an FAA DER or candidate. The most important traits at Joby are a positive attitude towards the project, strong work ethic, and being able to self-manage and learn new skills. Forward thinking and the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced environment are a must. The Avionics and Electrical Systems Certification Engineer will be responsible for certification aspects of some or all systems and equipment related to:
- Electrical Power
- Indicating and Recording Systems
- Guidance, Navigation, and Surveillance
- Cabin Systems
- Systems Integration
- Air Vehicle Wiring
This position involves working towards designing and implementing automation software to support automated test, code generation, lab configuration and documentation. Specifically, this role has an emphasis on automated testing of flight code.
The Security Engineer position is responsible for designing and implementing the security infrastructure according to directives derived from risk analysis and projects budgeted under the security plan. Additional responsibilities include implementing (new) and improving existing instrumentation and tools used for detecting and analyzing security events with potential security implications.
A passion for information security, for keeping up with new technologies and new vulnerabilities, and developing skills with new technologies and tools is critical.
Strong communication skills are essential to effectively communicate information security risks to senior management and other stakeholders; the position is required to author reports for a variety of audiences and to draft policies or other standards. The Information Security Analyst supports and is supported by the other members of the Joby IT team.
As a Build and Release Engineer you will help Joby Aviation achieve software certification by implementing robust continuous integration pipelines, managed software releases, automated builds, managed deployments and testing frameworks. You will lead a team in implementing a build and release processes that meets the high demands of DO178C certification. You will coordinate the software release process across the stakeholders at Joby, such as the flight test and integration teams. You should be comfortable with Linux, command-line systems, Python scripting, and cloud technologies. Joby is looking for an energetic, innovative leader, expected to support rapid company growth towards our goals.
Joby Aviation is looking for engineers experienced with civil aviation certification to join our growing team. This role will serve as an internal Subject Matter Expert as well as a primary external point of contact with regulatory agencies and industry standards groups for aircraft, system, and equipment-level aspects of advanced fly-by-wire flight control systems.
Certification engineers will work closely with multiple design engineering and test teams to ensure designs comply with all federal airworthiness regulations. This position requires a solid understanding of aircraft systems, system development, and industry-specific certification processes. It is preferred that this individual be an FAA DER or candidate. The most important traits at Joby are a positive attitude towards the project, strong work ethic, and being able to self-manage and learn new skills. Forward thinking and the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced environment are a must.
Joby Aviation is seeking a motivated and organized Test Engineer to aid in validation and reliability testing of power electronics in propulsion inverter, battery management systems, and ethernet switch board. These tests would help validate design under various operating conditions and will help in evaluating the life of devices under various electrical stresses. In addition to tests, activities include supporting design team in non-destructive diagnostics and acceptance testing of airborne electronics before installation into aircraft.
Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate and driven individual to join our flight test development team. This role requires a wide range of knowledge and skill that includes the basics of airframe and powerplant maintenance on composite airframes to advanced electro-mechanical devices and high voltage electrical systems. A can-do attitude is a must for this fast-paced environment in which every team member relies on each other to perform to their highest potential.