Test Engineer (Battery Management System) (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 (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

  • You develop detailed test specifications using our requirements management system
  • You will ensure, based on system and component requirements, that tests are well documented, can be easily performed and repeated by you or be handed over to test operators who execute the tests based on descriptions and manuals you create
  • You will create manual and automated test procedures which will then be executed on diverse test setups both by yourself and in teams with colleagues from different connecting components and systems
  • You will be deeply involved in identifying and documenting test results and issues, including troubleshooting and performing regression tests.
  • You will perform and assist with the development, installation, and operation of the Battery Management System components in our wide range of test infrastructure, as well as help with the integration into our various aircrafts 
  • Your main task will be to ensure that the full test chain is developed, validated, executable, traceable and accomplished with was requested

Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor's in Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering or similar degree or experience
  • Working experience in testing of at least 3 years
  • Already developed and executed tests on electric propulsion systems, batteries, battery management systems and/or similar
  • Knowledge of power electronics and/or high-voltage drivetrain systems beneficial
  • Knowledge of avionics systems and/or flight control systems beneficial
  • Experience with Requirements Engineering

Preferred skills:

  • Very good knowledge of the English language 
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, 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 andjob titles.

Test Engineer (Battery Management System) (m/f/d)

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