We're looking for people interested in joining us!

Have you got a strong interest in aircraft, UAVs, mechatronics or electronics? Do you want to add an astounding project to your portfolio? Do you want to be at the forefront of technology with a project that pushes the capabilities of modern flight research?

Why join us?

  • Drastically improve your CV to improve your employability by adding a real-world engineering project
  • Learn new engineering topics and apply your theoretical knowledge to practical tasks
  • Be part of an interdisciplinary team to develop communication and cooperation skills
  • Expand your knowledge base around UAV design and manufacture
  • Have the opportunity to guide like-minded individuals in leadership positions
  • Have your voice heard in a team who are creating the world's first variable incidence winged UAV

Applications will end on the 3rd of October.

Available Roles

Structural and Manufacturing Engineer

Role description

  • You will be required to be part of a workflow which designs, manufactures and tests structural components of our Drone.
  • You will be required to do hands-on engineering work in the iForge and in the George Porter Workshop, involving testing concepts and building prototypes.

Useful skills

  • Experience using Fusion360 or Solidworks is required
  • Experience with FEA simulations is desired
  • Have experience with iterative manufacturing processes and or fast prototyping processes, e.g 3D printing, laser cutting
  • Be willing to complete iForge training for most of the machines including water jet cutter, pillar drill, band saw

Flight Dynamics Engineer

Role description

  • You will be required to design, manufacture and test the wing structure for our drone.
  • We will be CFD simulations on aero elements of our drone.

Useful skills

  • Preferably study aerospace engineering
  • CFD experience is desired, but will be taught to you

Avionics Engineer

Role description

  • You will be required to work on communication systems to introduce audio and video livestreams.
  • You will help develop a ground station in partnership with SSI.
  • You will also design, manufacture and test a new power distribution board to develop and octocopter.

Useful skills

  • Experience with programming microcontrollers (e.g. Arduino) is required
  • Basic knowledge of electrical UAV systems is preferred
  • Knowledge based around electrical manufacturing is preferred

Missions Engineer

Role description

  • You will be either be focussing on introducing a payload system and a camera gimbal system, or an image recognition system.
  • You will help insure aircraft deliverables are met.

Useful skills

  • Experience with programming microcontrollers (e.g. Arduino or Raspberry PI) is required
  • Experience using Fusion360 or Solidworks is desired
  • Image recognition system would require knowledge of Python