Flight Control Engineer Remote Systems (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the gorund in a way that complements current transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

You are a flight control engineer enthusiastic about development of complex systems and you are passionate about making a difference in eVTOL aviation. You have substantial experience in unmanned aerial systems, system architecture and requirements engineering and a profound understanding of the validation and verification aspects in aviation. Within a highly motivated and skilled team, you will be responsible for remote capabilities and systems within the flight control team.

  • You willd evelop advanced technical concepts for flight controls and remote systems.
  • You will manage requirements at flight control level such as functional-, safety-, regulatory-, environmental-, human factors and performance requirements.
  • You will produce analysis, tests, drawings and design specifications.
  • You will coordinate and manage the interface to flight test.

Check in your professional skills:

  • Engineering degree (at least Master of Science).
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in systems engineering for complex systems (preferably aviation-related).
  • Knowledge of aviation regulations and standards (ARP4754A, ARP4761 or equivalent standards).
  • Experience in unmanned aerial systems and command and control (C2) links.
  • 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 or electrical systems.
  • A structured way of working and a high sense of accountability.
  • Experience in flight test programs.
  • Software development according to DO-178.
Additional Information

Some of our Volocopter flight perks:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a broad network of top investors and partners 
  • The chance to help shape the future of aviation
  • The chance to create new things from scratch & manage your own projects
  • Personal accountability, and growth & learning opportunities, based on your skills
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient  communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package

Our differences are what makes us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust, and we give each and every one of our employees the chance to voice their opinions. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on the team level. We are fully committed to driving this innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and job titles.

Flight Control Engineer Remote Systems (m/f/d)

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