Current Vacancies

Malloy Aeronautics are always on the lookout for talented individuals who are interested in pushing boundaries in the development of unmanned aerial systems. Even if you don’t see a role relevant to your background below, but believe you can bring value to our organisation, don’t hesitate to send a CV and covering letter to enquiries@malloyaeronautics.com

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Embedded Software & Electronics Engineer

We require an experienced, hands-on electronics engineer with a strong background in PCB design, embedded software development, analogue and digital electronics. You must have a hands-on attitude with a track record of turning around fast paced prototypes as well as complete designs ready for manufacture.

You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team of electronics, mechanical, aerospace engineers as well as technicians and flight teams to develop aircraft/payload components and deliver improvements on our production line.

If you are ready to solve challenges in a fast-paced environment in an exciting industry, you should apply for this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce prototype electronic PCBs as proof of concepts or first pass design.
  • Design and write maintainable code for embedded systems.
  • Lead the testing of new hardware and document results.
  • Develop mature designs fit for flight testing and manufacture.
  • Collaborate with other departments to de-conflict integration issues.
  • Adhere to industry and internal design standards.
  • Interface with external companies for the manufacture of parts.
  • Instruct technicians on the manufacture and assembly of parts.
  • Work with the production manager to ensure prototypes are transferred smoothly into production.
  • Development of production/test apparatus to speed up company processes.
  • Lead fault finding for electrical and embedded system components.
  • Collate suggestions for improvement in each product line or individual component that can be fed into design updates.
  • When required, support flight testing and demonstrations in the UK and overseas.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree or equivalent in Mechatronics, Electronics Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 3 years of industrial experience

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Essential

  • Good broad electronics knowledge, including digital communications, analogue, PSUs, batteries and embedded system design.
  • 4 layer PCB design and manufacture.
  • Programming with STM32 or similar.
  • Design of data interfaces
  • Ability to take projects from initial specification through to testing and production.
  • Proficient in C and C++.

Desirable

  • Proficient in Python
  • Working knowledge of control systems (PID control)
  • Project management experience (maintaining a project plan, budget and reporting to management)
  • General knowledge of aviation
  • Experience with unmanned/manned aircraft tests

Personal

  • Must have an existing right to work in the UK
  • Ability to commit to occasional national and international travel
  • Good communicator, written and oral skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm for their work and self-motivated

Please submit a cover letter with your application.

Electronics & Electrical Engineer

We require a experienced engineer with a degree in electronics or a related subject. You must have a hands-on attitude and be ready to solve challenges in a fast-paced environment working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Your will be expected to take the lead in projects, have the ability to identify and solve challenges and split time between these projects, supporting the transition of R&D projects into production and projects targeted at increasing production efficiency. You may also get involved in flight team operations when your work may be tested in flight.

If you have the relevant skills and are looking for a position in an exciting industry, you should apply for this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designing, testing and integration of electronics for UAVs including, but not limited to, power, MCU, comms, pcb design and hardware testing.
  • Take responsibility for your own projects and providing support to other engineers.
  • Troubleshooting of issues that arise during ground/air tests during trials and on the production line.
  • Leading or assisting in fault finding for electronics and software components.
  • Create and maintain documentation.
  • Write engineering reports.
  • Collaborate with other departments to de-conflict integration issues.
  • Instruct technicians on manufacture and testing procedures.
  • Support flight testing and demonstrations in the UK and overseas.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree or equivalent in Mechatronics, Electronics Engineering or similar.
  • Previous work experience within an engineering team.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Essential

  • Good broad electronics knowledge, including digital communications, analogue, PSUs, batteries and embedded system design.
  • Experience in fault-finding in electronics and/or software systems.
  • Experience in either C++ or Python.
  • Experience with PCB design software packages.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of STM32 products and development.
  • Knowledge or past experience with flight controllers.
  • Working knowledge of control systems (PID control).

Personal

  • Must have an existing right to work in the UK.
  • Ability to commit to occasional national and international travel.
  • Good communicator, written and oral skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm for their work and self-motivated.
Systems Engineer

Malloy Aeronautics is an innovative and rapidly growing company that leads the field in medium and heavy lift unmanned air vehicles for civilian and military applications.

We require an experienced systems engineer to lead the test and trials of aircraft, payload and 3rd party equipment; to evaluate performance and help us to demonstrate capability to our customers. This role will work with customers, the in-house team as well as partner companies in evolving technology spheres.

The ideal candidate will develop a strong understanding of all aspects of Malloy Aeronautics aircraft and systems. In order to accomplish this, you will need to be a multidisciplinary engineer, ready to solve challenges in a fast-paced environment using knowledge in areas including electrical, electronics, mechanical, control systems, aerospace and software engineering.

What you’ll own:

  • Work with internal and 3rd party engineering teams to integrate new systems and payloads into our vehicles.
  • Integrating and debugging complex systems involving electrical and electro-mechanical devices on aircraft and test fixtures.
  • Taking leadership of the preparation of aircraft for trials and development tasks.
  • Working with our Flight-Testing team in participating in pre- and post-flight procedures and working in the Ground Control Station
  • Defining work for engineers and technicians, as required to achieve integration goals.
  • Create testing plans designed to evaluate the performance of every element of a new capability.
  • Inform the design and build of new test fixtures.
  • Collection and analysis of data for reporting and performance improvement identification.
  • Supporting the planning of complicated national and international trials.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Can think on their feet to address electronic, mechanical and operational issues
  • A relevant Apprenticeship, Bachelor’s or advanced degree in an applicable engineering field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-to-5 years of Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical systems engineering experience directly pertaining to vehicle design or robotic systems, preferably in the UAV space.
  • Experience integrating electrical, electro-mechanical and software systems.
  • Evidence of past work testing complex systems in a incremental and safe manner.
  • Creating and owning documentation for a variety of technical, program, and testing needs.
  • Experience building vehicles or robots utilizing high power drives or actuators.
  • Experience with instrumentation and data acquisition systems.
  • Data analysis experience using off the shelf packages or self-scripted in e.g. Python, C++…

o If you don’t have some of these specific skills then be able to demonstrate a willingness to develop skills in a fast moving, challenging environment.

Bonus points for:

  • Model flying experience.
  • Aircraft homebuilding experience.
  • Experience working with composite structures.
  • Software development experience.
  • Machine automation exposure including use of sensors; EO, Lidar, radar sensors.

Personal:

  • Must have an existing right to work in the UK.
  • Ability to commit to national and international travel.
  • Good communicator, written and oral skills.
  • Excellent creative problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Able to adapt to shifting priorities and goals.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm for their work and self-motivated.
  • Can keep a cool head under pressure
Junior Electronics Technician

We require a junior technician that can build, wire and test electrical and mechanical systems. You should have previous knowledge and experience with electronics, soldering and mechanical assembly with the ability to maintain high quality control and motivation. Other relevant hands-on experience in different fields with a strong focus on quality standards will be also considered.

We do not expect applicants to be able to walk into this position knowing all our systems and our specific ways of making reliable air vehicles. But we do expect applicants to have proven hand skills, to be quick and to love building complex systems.

Responsibilities

  • Electrical assembly, such as soldering (pcb or wires), crimping and general avionics wiring/assembly
  • Battery assembly, spot welding and handling
  • Make and install wiring looms, circuit boards and other electronic hardware
  • Assemble vehicle frames, motors and other mechanical hardware
  • Test and follow quality assurance procedures
  • Able to multitask and work in a high pressure and task-oriented environment

Requirements

  • Must be able to demonstrate hands on experience in previous roles as an assembly technician, or engineering
  • Must be able to solder and understand basic electrical wiring
  • Strong focus on quality and customer pride
  • Local and immediately available

Please Note:

  • Please submit a cover letter stating the skills and experience that make you a fit for this job.
  • Applicants must have a visa or right to work in the UK.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Aeronautical Engineer

Malloy Aeronautics is an innovative and rapidly growing company that leads the field in medium and heavy lift unmanned air vehicles for civilian and military applications.

We require an experienced aeronautical engineer to lead the test and trials of aircraft, payload and 3rd party equipment; to evaluate performance and help us to demonstrate capability to our customers. This role will work with customers, the in-house team as well as partner companies in evolving technology spheres.

The ideal candidate will develop a strong understanding of all aspects of Malloy Aeronautics aircraft and systems. In order to accomplish this, you will need to be a multidisciplinary engineer, ready to solve challenges in a fast-paced environment using knowledge in areas including electrical, electronics, mechanical, control systems, aerospace and software engineering.

What you’ll own:

  • Work with internal and 3rd party engineering teams to integrate new systems and payloads into our vehicles.
  • Integrating and debugging complex systems involving electrical and electro-mechanical devices on aircraft and test fixtures.
  • Taking leadership of the preparation of aircraft for trials and development tasks.
  • Working with our Flight-Testing team in participating in pre- and post-flight procedures and working in the Ground Control Station
  • Defining work for engineers and technicians, as required to achieve integration goals.
  • Create testing plans designed to evaluate the performance of every element of a new capability.
  • Inform the design and build of new test fixtures.
  • Collection and analysis of data for reporting and performance improvement identification.
  • Supporting the planning of complicated national and international trials.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Can think on their feet to address electronic, mechanical and operational issues
  • A relevant Apprenticeship, Bachelor’s or advanced degree in an applicable engineering field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-to-5 years of Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical engineering experience directly pertaining to vehicle design or robotic systems, preferably in the UAV space.
  • Experience integrating electrical, electro-mechanical and software systems.
  • Evidence of past work testing complex systems in a incremental and safe manner.
  • Creating and owning documentation for a variety of technical, program, and testing needs.
  • Experience building vehicles or robots utilizing high power drives or actuators.
  • Experience with instrumentation and data acquisition systems.
  • Data analysis experience using off the shelf packages or self-scripted in e.g. Python, C++…

o If you don’t have some of these specific skills then be able to demonstrate a willingness to develop skills in a fast moving, challenging environment.

Bonus points for:

  • Model flying experience.
  • Aircraft homebuilding experience.
  • Experience working with composite structures.
  • Software development experience.
  • Machine automation exposure including use of sensors; EO, Lidar, radar sensors.

Personal:

  • Must have an existing right to work in the UK.
  • Ability to commit to national and international travel.
  • Good communicator, written and oral skills.
  • Excellent creative problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Able to adapt to shifting priorities and goals.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm for their work and self-motivated.
  • Can keep a cool head under pressure
UAV Pilot (Test, Trials and Compliance)

We require an experienced UAS/drone test pilot to fly our aircraft for production and experimental tests, evaluate performance and demonstrate capability to our customers. The pilot will also manage the “backend” and support activities related to flight operations that ensure the smooth functioning of flight operations such as taking responsibility for our relationship with the regulatory authorities, managing the company flight logs and being the go to person for flight operations knowledge and manuals.

This isn’t just another ‘drone pilot’ position. This position involves being in command of some of the biggest eVTOL UAVs in operation and test novel airborne systems in pioneering trials as well as owning the background noise and processes that keeps things moving.

Candidates must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.

The Ideal Candidate will have many of these requirements and skills:

  • A demonstrable flight record of UAV operations
  • An understanding of aviation regulations
  • A methodical and logical approach to information recording and management
  • An analytical approach to the work, a desire to understand and take ownership of an issue
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • The ability to quickly understand and apply changing information such as regulations and requirements
  • Be a team focused player

Other Skills That Would Be Viewed Favourably:

  • Experience of basic engineering principals
  • Experience of electromechanical assembly
  • Experience of home building radio controlled aircraft or robotic vehicles