Test Infrastructure Engineer (Computational) (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:

We are looking for an outstanding, empathic, and hands-on Computational Laboratory Test Engineer (m/f/d) You will be deeply involved in the selection of test bench hardware and support the development, installation, operation, and troubleshooting of the test infrastructure.

  • You will develop and maintain system vehicle laboratories according to requirements proposed by test engineers
  • You will propose and implement design solutions as means of compliance with laboratory user requirements
  • You will evaluate and select different hardware solutions for data acquisition and fault insertion to enhance test automation capabilities
  • You will define test bench specifications in conjunction with other members of the test infrastructure team, considering mechanical, electrical, and software aspects
  • You will interact with suppliers to ensure that their test solutions are optimized and comply with laboratory user requirements
  • You will maintain test benches updated during the vehicle system laboratories' lifecycle
  • You will assist test engineers with troubleshooting and with test issues and encourages the sharing of knowledge, experience, and training in and between teams

Check in your professional skills:

  • M.Sc. in Electrical, Mechatronics, Aeronautical Engineering, or similar degree
  • Knowledge of National Instruments test equipment (preferably PXI Platform and SLSC)
  • Experience with Labview and Veristand Custom Devices
  • Basic software development knowledge (Python and/or C)
  • Experience with Requirements Engineering
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Very good knowledge of the English language

Preferred skills:

  • Structured, independent, hands-on attitude and solution-oriented way of working
  • At least 3 years of working experience in testing aircraft or automotive systems
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.

Test Infrastructure Engineer (Computational) (m/f/d)

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