System Engineer - Verification (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011, we performed the first-ever crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As System Verification Engineer you will be responsible for all aircraft level verification tasks as input to aircraft reviews and milestones. For this purpose, you manage aircraft requirements verification and coherence through all levels of specifications and ensure proper processes implementation according to Design Handbook (DOH).

  • You define multi-system integration test structure to provide compliance evidence at the aircraft and/or system level
  • You develop test plans, test specifications and procedures at aircraft and/or system level
  • You collaborate and liaise with the Validation & Verification (V&V) manager in technical planning and execution of verification activities in the system integration and test phase
  • You carry out post-test activities including data acquisition, analysis of test results and investigation of problems and failures
  • You support flight test campaigns as telemetry engineer to specify FTI, review test cards, attend briefings and debriefings, review ground and flight restrictions with flight test and design engineers.

Check-in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in aviation, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or at least 5 years system engineering professional experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in system development and verification of complex, high reliable systems
  • Experience with system development lifecycle (e.g. ARP4754A)
  • An overall understanding of multiple aircraft systems and the integration between them
  • Experience in using traceability between requirements, architecture, and verification elements

Preferred skills:

  • Experience in performing certification testing for various certification organizations
  • Experience in requirements management tools (e.g. DOORS or Windchill RV&S)
  • Knowledge of SAE-ARP-4761A
  • Formal training regarding system engineering is a strong plus (e.g., INCOSE)
  • Experience with various systems engineering domains (e.g., Functional Engineering or Product Assurance)
  • Experience with Agile Scrum (SAFe)
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners 
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch 
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.


System Engineer - Verification (m/f/d)

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