05 May 2023

ASYLON Robotics | Test Pilot

Norristown, PA, United States

Flight Test Pilot

AsylonNorristown, PA 19401$65,000 - $75,000 a year - Full-time

Salary $65,000 - $75,000 a year


  • Bachelor's (Required)
  • Part 107 License (Required)
  • Work authorization (Required)
  • Robotics: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Drone operator: 3 years (Preferred)


401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off

Relocation assistance

Vision insurance

Full Job Description

About Us


ASYLON Robotics automates security operations using robots, software, and AI in order to help its customers protect their people, property, and assets. Asylon was founded in 2015 by three MIT aerospace engineers who have worked on a variety of projects in the aerospace industry from the V-22 Osprey to commercial jet engines to defense systems on Navy destroyers. With our team’s strong background in aerospace, Asylon develops products consistent with the quality standards demanded by commercial and military customers. Today, Asylon is a dynamic team that is passionate about robots and committed to building and operating safe, high quality products that solve the greatest challenges facing the robotics and security industries.

We are building a diverse team that creates novel solutions and provides previously unrealized services via robotics. The Asylon team is perfect for those who wish to apply their expertise to revolutionize the robotics industry while expanding their own skillsets.


Robotic Perimeter Security

Asylon develops field deployable infrastructure for automated robots in order to augment the security teams of our clients. We believe that the true advantages of robotics and automation come when we can have robots and humans working hand-in-hand to increase security and help save lives. We see robots as a means to an end for delivering actionable, timely, and persistent intelligence. DroneCore, our full stack aerial and ground robotics solution, is revolutionizing the way the security industry operates by providing capabilities to security teams that they have never had before.


Asylon is hiring a full-time flight test pilot to join our Philadelphia team. This pilot will be responsible for supporting testing and validating Asylon’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS). This role will work closely with teams throughout Asylon to create new and improve existing commercially deployed products, with an emphasis on reliability and safety.

Primary duties will include:

  • Plan and execute flight tests in support of Asylon regulatory objectives. These tests will include durability and reliability testing of Asylon flight vehicles.
  • Support engineering flight operations as needed
  • Conduct post-flight analysis of flight logs
  • Coordinate with engineering on software and hardware improvements.
  • Characterize and operate Asylon flight vehicles as standalone systems and as part of the DroneCore system at our test site.
  • Execute and document DroneCore subsystem testing.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Part 107 License required
  • Previous UAV Operator experience with minimum 50 hours verifiable flight time (flight logs)
  • Experience with non-DJI UAS (multi-rotor)
  • Basic knowledge of electrical test equipment (multimeter, oscilloscope) and UAS sensors.
  • Ability to work hands-on with electro-mechanical systems including assembly, disassembly, testing, troubleshooting.

Bonus Points:

  • Education in aviation, aerospace
  • Private pilot license, with experience flying fixed-wing or rotorcrafts
  • Experience in integrating, operating, and tuning autopilots (ArduPilot) on a variety of unmanned vehicles.
  • Experience writing technical and procedural documentation
  • Organized and deliberate in documentation
  • Radio Frequency (RF) experience

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity packages.
  • 401(k) and 401(k) matching.
  • Weekly subsidized lunch.
  • Flexible vacation/sick time.
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Norristown, PA 19401: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • How many hours of unmanned multi-rotor copter flight have you logged?


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Robotics: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Drone operator: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Part 107 License (Required)

Work Location: In person


Similar jobs