System Engineer Airframe (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 bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. 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 piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your crew during this flight:

Within a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary team you develop and refine the state-of-the-art composite structure of the Volocopter that is key to its best-in-class performance.

Your mission during this flight:

You will be accountable for the development, definition, and tracing of requirements for our airframe and mechanical systems. You will ensure the proper development and verification of components and parts according to our specifications. You will be an integral part of our airframe development team.

Your Tasks:

  • Assist in the development of airframe 
  • Evaluate airframe design regarding weight, safety, costs, production and technical implementation
  • Define and document the airframe requirements
  • Coordinate the activities of component suppliers
  • Define test plans

Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in the area of Aerospace Design or comparable subject
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Systems Engineer or similar 
  • Proficiency in Part 21J and EASA DOA functions
  • Structural design experience in composite structures


  • Experience with EASA Certification Specifications 
  • Hands-on, creative and solution-oriented way of working
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.

System Engineer Airframe (m/f/d)

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