Aerospace Software Engineer - Methods & Tools (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 ground 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

We are seeking an experienced & motivated engineer to join our newly created Methods and Tools department. The ideal candidate should possess systems and software engineering expertise, within the aerospace industry.

Your Team:

The candidate will join a passionate team of aerospace, mechanical and software engineers with the goal of developing and maintaining effective tools and engineering practices that bring solutions to ensure our engineers can deliver on our commitments. We are excited about the future of urban air mobility!

Your mission during this flight:

  • Responsible for translating engineering requirements to the digital team to foster development of aviation software engineering tools.
  • Responsible for developing and refining methods and processes to enable engineering activities.
  • You will be ensuring compliance with applicable software and aerospace standards (DO-178C, ARP4754A and related ASME).
  • You will create technical documentation related to the development process.
  • You will be training design engineering community in software and tool landscape, acting as key user.
  • You will be interacting with and responsible for managing of software tool suppliers and consultants.
  • Provide technical engineering support when required.
  • You will be assisting in product lifecycle management activities.                             



  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in, engineering, computer science or related field.
  • Minimum 6 years of practical systems engineering experience.
  • Experienced in developing & configuring software tools.
  • Experienced in authoring development methods & processes for engineering activities. 
  • Familiarity with CI/CD methodologies and technologies.
  • Experienced in developing and/or documenting applications using programming languages/APIs (such as Python, assembly, C/C++).
  • Practical experience developing software or working with software developers using DO-178C. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Practical experience developing software using DO-178c a process guideline.
  • Experience in Siemens Software Engineering Tools (Teamcenter, Simulation Software, CAD).
  • Experience within a DEVOPS environment.


Additional Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.  
  • You are committed to time-based activities & deadlines.
  • You are a team player with a positive attitude.
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.

Aerospace Software Engineer - Methods & Tools (m/f/d)

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