Full-time

Air Data, Attitude and Heading Reference System Specialist (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:

You are an expert for air data, attitude, and heading reference systems (ADAHRS) and are passionate about making a difference in eVTOL aviation world. You have experience in setting and evaluating performance requirements, integration, and alignment of multiple ADAHRS components, including the definition of routing of air pressure tubes.

Within a multi-disciplinary team, you will coordinate between suppliers, systems teams, and integration teams to ensure successful certification. In addition, you manage a comprehensive requirement catalog for the ADAHRS.

  • Definition of air data measurement points (static and dynamic pressure) and routing of air pressure tubes for the aircraft to provide adequate measurement data
  • Requirements lifecycle of air data, attitude, and heading reference system
  • Define the concept for magnetic calibration and alignment of ADAHRS fit for production
  • Definition of the methodology for leakproof tests and air data calibration
  • Work closely with all engineering disciplines including flight test
  • Produce analysis (including safety), tests, drawings, and design specifications
  • Coordinate and manage external suppliers
Qualifications

Check in your professional skills:

  • Engineering degree (at least Bachelor of Science)
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in IRS, AHRS, and Air Data systems for the aviation
  • Knowledge of aviation regulations and standards (ARP4754A, ARP4761, DO-160G or equivalent standards)
  • Experience in the definition of air data measurement points including associated flight tests
  • Experience with mechanical installation and alignment of IRS or AHRS
  • Highly skilled and effective in technical writing and communicating with others
  • Proficiency with systems engineering tools (e.g. DOORS, SysML, etc.)

Preferred skills:

  • Theoretical knowledge about flight physics
  • Theoretical knowledge of MEMS, ring laser gyro, GNSS
  • Knowledge of ARINC-705 and ARINC-706 standards
  • A structured way of working and a high sense of accountability
  • Experience with supplier management
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.

Air Data, Attitude and Heading Reference System Specialist (m/f/d)

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