Full-time

Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis, i.e. aircrafts 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 that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011, we performed the first-ever crewed flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

You will be a member of our flight test team, planning and conducting both manned and unmanned flight test campaigns and continuing to build up the Flight Test Organization. Tests will usually be conducted locally but may involve campaigns at remote locations from time to time. You will work closely with our team to design, integrate and operate the Instrumentation System to help with the flight test campaign of our new aircraft.

  • You select test equipment that satisfies measurement requirements for the instrumentation system
  • You perform circuit and wiring design for the implementation of safe hardware installations
  • You provide work instructions and direction and assist with the maintenance of instrumentation systems
  • You document and control working processes and configuration files
  • You maintane, monitor and do calibration of sensors and equipment
Qualifications

Check in your professional skills:

  • In depth knowledge of airborne data acquisition and record systems required
  • In depth knowledge of sensors and airborne test systems used in the support of flight test
  • Familiarity with following bus formats: CAN-BUS, ARINC-429, RS-232/422/485
  • Knowledge of Aircraft Structures, systems, and assemblies
  • Experience to configure computer systems and local area networks – Windows and Linux

Preferred skills:

  • Experience in Sensor/Wiring installation
  • Experience with CAD/Schematic drawings tools
  • Basic programming skills, like Python
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a supreme network of 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 workspace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, 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 Test Instrumentation Engineer (m/f/d)

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