Electrical Engineer

San Diego, California
May 26, 2024
Jun 10, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Natilus is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to join the Aircraft Systems team in San Diego, CA. Your primary tasks involve calculating energy storage, and analyzing electrical loads and power distrubution. At Natilus, we work with a small team of highly adaptable engineers which enables us to accomplish the tasks of a much larger team. This gives you the opportunity to branch out into other technical disciplines such as mechanisms, manufacturing, stress analysis and tooling design as well as participate in the entire cradle-to-grave design process of multiple aircraft.

Natilus is currently building a large 19,000lb unmanned aerial vehicle powered by twin turboprop engines. Our aircraft is a blended wing body with the sole purpose of carrying cargo. Making history utilizing multiple new technologies, it will be the first of its kind to fly and be put into production.

The position is based out of San Diego and requires 20% travel.

US Citizens or Permanent Residents may apply.


Fundamental knowledge of aircraft electrical subsystems & associated requirements

Experience with electrical system architecture and analysis

Strong understanding of aircraft grounding

Comfortable selecting and managing relationships with multiple third party vendors & suppliers

Proficiency in NX, CATIA, Unigraphics, or SolidWorks

Experience planning and executing various system tests

A minimum of three years of directly related work experience

Bachelor of Science in Aerospace or Mechanical engineering

Desired Qualifications:

Electrical harness design, build and installation

Capable of working with teammates to determine electrical load & wiring requirements for aircraft components

Experience establishing requirements, developing schematic drawings, creating a bill of materials and designing electrical power systems

Executing and leading systems tests and checkouts

Desire to work in a manufacturing environment working with techs and a multidisciplinary engineering team

Understanding of Part 23 requirements


Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)

Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

Stock Option Plan

Natilus Inc hires solely based on qualifications, merit and competence. Natilus Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Natilus Inc does not hire on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.