Flight Software Engineer

Mountain View, CA
We believe aircraft should fly themselves. Automated aviation systems will enable a future where air transportation is safer, more convenient and fundamentally transformative to the way goods—and eventually people—move around the planet. As an engineer at Reliable Robotics you will work with a team of mission-driven engineers with experience across aerospace, robotics and self-driving cars to make this future a reality.

As a Flight Software Engineer, you will develop the platform that enables autonomous operation of highly complex systems. The position will be located at our facility in Mountain View, California.


    • Drive requirements for flight software
    • Design software and system architecture
    • Implement elegant flight software for sensors, control systems, actuators, telemetry, fault handling and other vehicle subsystems
    • Write excellent unit tests
    • Plan and execute end-to-end system tests on flight hardware in the lab and in the air

Basic Qualification

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
    • 2+ years of industry experience developing software for embedded, high performance or critical applications

Preferred Qualification

    • 5+ years C or C++ experience
    • Thorough understanding of computer architecture, operating systems and networking
    • Experience working in a DO-178 environment
    • Experience developing products from concept to launch 
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail
Must be willing to travel up to 10% of the time.

Reliable Robotics offers stock options, full employee medical, guaranteed 401k contribution, great co-workers and a casual work environment.