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IT Infrastructure & Network Architect

Wisk Aero
Mountain View, California, United States
We believe in a world where less time getting there means more time being there, and that starts with Cora. With over a decade of piloted and autonomous flight experience, we've created Cora-our all-electric, self-flying air taxi that will change the future of daily commutes and urban travel. From day one, Cora by Wisk was designed with safety as our first priority using emissions free systems.We're working toward a future where you'll be able to safely soar over traffic and get to where you're going, faster. Because everyone has somewhere to be, someone to see, and now-a better way to get there.We are currently seeking an IT Infrastructure & Network Architect experienced in developing IT infrastructure and a highly redundant and available network, with an emphasis on reliability and compliance to aviation performance standards. You will be responsible for interpreting aviation safety, security, and performance standards and apply to the development of a compliant IT network and infrastructure environment. You will work alongside other engineers, corporate IT, and operations product managers to innovate and realize the communications and data processing infrastructure to bring about the future of electric autonomous aviation. You are comfortable asking the tough questions, interpreting requirements and collaborating on solutions across all levels of the organization.Within 3 months you will:Learn team culture and current IT methodology in our ecosystemMeet with members of Engineering and Operations Product teams to understand the networking and IT infrastructure needs of a high reliability and secure ground networkEvaluate and understand existing aviation IT infrastructure safety and performance standards.Partner and co-develop with IT on future standards, operational best practices and security Within 6 months you will:Develop network and infrastructure concepts and requirements to meet our IT network needsAssist system engineers in a functional breakdown and modeling of the IT network and systems environmentAssist system safety engineers in a safety and reliability assessmentPrepare technical presentations of the IT design conceptsRequirements:Hands on expertise with high reliability and highly secure local and wide area network designsConfiguration management experience for IT network and infrastructureFirm grasp of enterprise network design & information securityExperience interfacing internal networks with external partner networks.Ability to exercise good judgement, to independently assess risk, and to make critical decisionsAbility to move quickly in a fast-paced startup settingExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong critical thinking skillsDesired:Experience with safety critical aviation IT systems.Familiar with system engineering concepts for functional modeling and requirements management.A healthy sense of adventureWe are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, IP bonus program, happy hours and many more.Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

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