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Powertrain & Electronics - Senior Test Engineer

Joby Aviation

Joby Aviation

Quality Assurance
Dayton, OH, USA
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

Powertrain & Electronics – Senior Test Engineer

Job Locations US-OH-Dayton
Regular Full-Time

Joby Overview

Located in Northern California, the team at Joby Aviation is driven by our goal of creating an affordable, all-electric air transportation system. Imagine a piloted air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly carries you and your fellow passengers over the congested city streets below, enabling you to spend more time with the people and places that matter most. Since 2009, our team has worked steadily to make this dream a reality. We’ve designed and tested many generations of prototype aircraft capable of serving in a network of electric air taxis. We’re looking for talented, committed individuals to join our team as we push onwards toward certifying the Joby aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration, scaling our manufacturing, and preparing to launch commercial service in 2025.


Joby Aviation is seeking a highly organized and passionate individual to join our Testing Team as the Test Engineer at our Dayton, Ohio location. This role will be responsible for the execution of equipment and system level testing at 3rd party test houses in the mid-west region to support Joby objectives.


  • Responsible for executing test campaigns for the assigned system/ sub-system and component by following Joby processes and/or procedures
  • Lead discussion with Integrated Product Team (IPT) to understand testing needs, milestones & deliverables and manage associated activities using Joby test processes to execute them
  • Create test stand requirements to support product testing and work with internal and external test sites to ensure test capabilities are adequate to meet Joby testing requirements
  • Commission Functional Test setup stands to exercise functions of the equipment and /or system during DO-160 testing or similar testing
  • Implement functional test equipment and supporting infrastructure needed to support testing (such as data handling and storage, software tools) as needed at 3rd party test sites
  • Lead on-site team at external test site during test execution (and manage Joby responsibilities) to ensure successful test execution
  • Procure and build test enabling support hardware as needed to execute product testing
  • Facilitate on-site visits for Joby personnel visiting from other sites (SMEs, Test Engineers, DERs as applicable) to support test effort


  • B. S. in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline with 5+ years of work experience in relevant industry performing testing related activities
  • Willing to travel, regular traveling in-state or out-of-state required for this position and will be > 50% to test site locations within the United States
  • Hands-on experience with performance verification and reliability testing of airborne electronic hardware or similar
  • Experience testing hardware to DO-160, MIL-810 type (or similar standards) environmental standards.
  • Practical experience in using miscellaneous lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, NI DAQ systems, power analyzers, power supplies etc
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with strong analytical background
  • Very strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Expertise in using Python/ MATLAB/ NI Diadem to aid in data collection and analysis
  • High attention to detail


  • Experience with LabView for Data Acquisition and potentially automation (invoking desired equipment functions at different conditions)
  • Experience with failure analysis techniques (non-destructive) and processes (FRACAS, etc.)

Compensation at Joby is a combination of base pay and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). The target base pay for this position is $98,500 - $166,100/yr.. The compensation package will be determined by job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Joby also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, and more


Joby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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