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RapidFlight LLC

RapidFlight is an integrated designer and manufacturer of unmanned aircraft. We are pioneers in airframe engineering rooted in our core tenets of shape, speed, and strength. Through rapid solutions development and additive manufacturing, we unleash agility and deliver performance. Our flexible and responsive systems are built to achieve operational success.​



Be part of a world-class multi-disciplinary aircraft design team. As an Electrical Engineer you will be part of and originate design and work with vendors across the UAS spectrum to include implementing Defense Standards for Electrical, Communication and Power Systems, Embedded Processing, Machine Learning, Ground Control, Harnessing, Vehicle Systems and Printed Circuits. Qualified applicants do not need expertise in each of these areas but expect to learn and be given autonomy in a dynamic and rapid-paced development environment. Expect periodic travel to support suppliers, customers, field testing, and demos.


This position is located in Manassas, VA. Candidate must be in a commutable distance or willing to relocate.



Product focused full system electrical design from architecture down to circuits, with associated build, integration, and test
Conceptualize and source systems and their associated components
Develop and manage vendor relationships including RFI, RFP, RFQ and associated vendor interaction
Oversight and support in-house integration and testing of subsystems and assemblies
Support field testing in a variety of environments
Establish corporate process related to your discipline


Need to Have:

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or similar technical degree
5-10+ years active design experience with direct examples of efforts


Nice to Have:

Direct UAS electrical system design, build, integrate, test experience
Direct Networking Experience
Aircraft power system design experience
Direct PCB and Circuits simulation, design, build, test experience
Demonstrated ability to work with vendors, expect to provide examples


Please expect to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) prior to an on-site interview.


Sponsorship is not offered for this position. Upon hire, chosen candidate must present valid document(s) that confirm identification and eligibility to work in the United States.


RapidFlight requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or to request reasonable accommodation for medical or religious exemption.


RapidFlight is an equal opportunities employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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