Working Student - Flight Control Documents and Requirements Management (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 (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

You are a master's student interested in electrical aircrafts, flight control systems and knowledgeable in the field of system engineering? As a Working Student in the Flight Control System Team, you will assist the team by ensuring correctness and completeness of the flight control system requirements, documents, and parts. You will also help with requirement capture, flow down analysis, pre-validation and compilation of general status of requirements, working directly to one of our flight control experts.

  • You will collect information with component level and system level engineers
  • You will ensure the complete bill of material is either available in stock or ordered
  • You will research and propose alternate parts
  • You will review textual requirements and traces during pre-validation activities and review flow down of requirements
  • You will produce and maintain our dashboards for textual requirements containing status related to traces, validation and verification

Check in your professional skills:

  • BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Knowledge of system engineering methodologies
  • Highly effective in collaborating and communicating with others (fluent in English, German is a plus)
  • Structured way of working, high sense of responsibility and accountability

Preferred skills:

  • Experienced with requirement management tools such as IBM Rational DOORS, Windchill RV&S, Polarion or similar
  • Excellent scripting skills, preferably Python
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.

Working Student - Flight Control Documents and Requirements Management (m/f/d)

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