Aircraft Qualification Engineer (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:

As Aircraft (Environmental) Qualification Engineer you will be involved in the certification process for environmental conditions of aircraft. You are responsible for the successful environmental qualification on aircraft, systems, and equipment; this includes the requirement validation and verification process. You will be part of the aircraft (environmental) qualification team and liaise closely with all system engineers, manufacturing, and quality.

Main tasks:

  • To conduct environmental design/qualification documentation reviews
  • To conduct environmental qualification tests witnessing
  • To conduct compliance verification of environmental qualification-related requirements
  • To define, justify, and negotiate qualification requirements with system engineers, suppliers
  • To anticipate potential environmental conditions-risks on aircraft, system, and equipment level
  • To initiate risk control measures, establish and implement mitigation plans
  • To follow-up the continuous airworthiness and promote technical innovations.

Check in your professional skills:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in aviation (or related discipline)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of proven experience as an environment qualification engineer in the aerospace industry
  • Overall knowledge of the applicable environmental requirements to Type Certification of aircraft
  • Experience in the validation and verification of complex, high-reliability systems
  • Very good knowledge and use of RTCA DO-160 test methods and procedures
  • Experience in validation and verification of complex, high-reliability systems in aerospace
  • Knowledge of SAE-ARP-4754A
  • Good understanding of all technical aspects related to aircraft systems and aircraft flight physics
  • Experience in requirements management tools (such as DOORS or Integrity)
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Organizing ability as well as a high sense of responsibility and accountability, hands-on attitude
  • Proficient with quality management and processes
  • Good writing and speaking skills in English, excellent communication, negotiation skills
  • Available to travel, if/as required

Preferred skills:

  • Background in Safety and Dependability.
  • Experience in system architecture, CONOPs and/or modelling based systems engineering
  • Experience with Agile Scrum (SAFe)
  • Knowledge of SAE-ARP-4761A
  • Knowledge of the EASA regulatory environment and EASA practices
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.


Aircraft Qualification Engineer (m/f/d)

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