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There’s nothing quite like a career at Swoop Aero.

Imagine being surrounded by a team of amazing individuals, working in a ground-breaking technology company, that’s positively impacting millions of people’s lives around the world every day.

We know it's possible, because that's life at Swoop Aero.

Mechatronics Engineer 

About Swoop Aero:

Swoop Aero was founded to transform how the world moves essential supplies by making access to the skies seamless. We were the first company globally to deliver a vaccine using a drone under a commercial contract. Since then, we’ve expanded globally, transforming the health supply chain with drone logistics operations in 6 countries.

The work we’re doing is shifting the future of healthcare. We are having an immediate impact on the lives of people, who live within the communities our operations are conducted in.We’ve got big plans to shift the paradigm in both developing and developed markets alike. We integrate air transport using drones into the first and last mile of the health supply chain, to make access to healthcare available everywhere.

To deliver on our goal we’ve built the world’s leading platform for seamless drone logistics, and to extend our reach we partner selectively with organisations across the globe who want to leverage our platform at scale to deliver genuine impact.

To do this, we’ve brought together a team of eternally optimistic and resourceful doers to tackle these seemingly insurmountable problems – and make it happen.

 

About the opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity to work with some of the best minds to engineer and deploy a next-generation lightweight plastic & electric autonomous aircraft that will transform access to healthcare across the world. As a Swoop Aero Engineer, you will collaborate with a highly passionate and innovative team in order to develop elegant and functional embedded systems ready for manufacturing as part of our air transportation system, which will be one of the first globally to be certification-ready.

As a key member of the technology team, you will drive the transformation of Swoop Aero’s embedded architecture both on the planes, and the supporting hardware on the ground. We will clear the path of red tape and empower you to take charge and lead the product design and implementation of new prototypes. You will proactively define problems, analyse root causes and develop solutions. This position will see you play a critical role in developing technology that is making a genuinely positive impact in the world.

With our experienced team and strong capital backing, we’re working to build our global team and expand operations across multiple markets. Today we are looking for some talented engineers to join our journey to be the first Australian company to FAA certify an autonomous aircraft, to underpin the next change in how the world moves

To help us achieve this, we are looking for an experienced and visionary Electrical or Mechatronic Engineer who will bring innovations in embedded software and hardware design to support our endeavours to deliver life-changing logistics. Our ideal candidate will see engineering as much more than just their job, it will be your passion. You will have a curious mindset and be eager to contribute to all areas of our technology, and grow your understanding of all elements of our system, whilst also contributing to long-term, company-wide technical goals.

 

Responsibilities:

  • You’ll own a value stream in the engineering design process
  • Lead the design, documentation, and testing of embedded systems within our technology stack, including, detailing the electronic design of the embedded system, developing and implementing prototypes to validate the feasibility of product concepts, developing testing protocols and procedures to validate prototype systems
  • Development of embedded software to enable the functionality of your subsystems and integrate with the wider technology stack, including identifying failure paths within the technology stack and implementing robust solutions to reduce the likelihood of dangerous failures
  • Ensure that all manufacturing processes and procedures are optimised for cost, quality and delivery while advocating for design changes that will improve customer outcomes
  • Complete design and development documentation, including liaising with other team members and facilitating design meetings to report on progress
  • Oversee and participate in projects as needed in order to support Swoop Aero’s business objectives

 

What you will bring to the role:

  • Be a self-starter, one who is able to collaborate with others in a cross-functional team environment
  • Effectively work to tight deadlines, maintain high-quality outputs, and apply a, “Roll up your sleeve” approach to getting things done
  • Fiercely passionate about all things Engineering and Robotics, love bringing new products to life, and excel at driving, conceptualising, and validating ideas
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering field
  • Advanced Altium knowledge
  • Experience with the design, manufacture, and programming of embedded systems
  • A minimum of three years of diverse engineering experience in a professional environment
  • Working Right in Australia or a Visa pathway
  • Experience with RTOS is highly desired
  • Experience with systems designed for redundancy, highly desired
  • Experience with power electronics, ESCs, etc., highly desired

 

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to make a real difference and increase access to health care for millions across the globe
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid work-from-home/office setup
  • A collaborative and fun start-up team with a recent capital raise
  • Career propelling experience

Interested?  If you believe you match the criteria, are passionate about changing people’s lives and have what it takes to be at the forefront of transforming the global healthcare supply chain we would love to hear from you!