David B.

Systems Engineer | Aerospace, Robotics

United States of America

Dave designs, builds, and ships next generation, high tech products working in small interdisciplinary teams with a track record delivering into the robotics, green energy, aerospace, and marine indus...see more

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Design


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Senior Systems Engineer

Bear Flag Robotics
3 years
Current position
May 2019 - Present
Bear Flag Robotics designs, builds and operates autonomous robotic agricultural equipment. • Designed, sourced, and fabricated electronics enclosures and mounts to house automation equi...see more


Delta Bravo Design
5 years
Current position
Dec 2017 - Present
Bring products to market using background with complex systems in the aerospace, marine, and robotics industries. Specializing in system layout, prototype development, and system test a...see more

Mechanical Engineer

X, the moonshot factory
3 years
May 2014 - Apr 2017
Makani is X’s project to commercialize airborne wind turbines to increase utility wind power generation. Technical lead for composite supplier development and management. Worked with en...see more

Project Engineer

Scaled Composites
5 years
Jul 2009 - May 2014
Responsible for schedule and delivery of integrated aerospace systems. Generated program schedules and milestones to meet program objectives. Worked with shop and engineering teams to c...see more

Graduate Student

Stanford University
9 months
Aug 2008 - May 2009
Masters student in Mechanical Engineering with concentration in design methodology.


Seemann Composites
2 years
Oct 2006 - Jun 2008
Prepared engineering documentation in support of manufacturing (eg. manufacturing and inspection procedures, engineering drawings, models and patterns for manufacturing using SolidWorks...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Design


  • Program Management
  • Matlab
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Solidworks
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Machining
  • Catia
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Composites
  • Product Development