Embedded Software Engineer - Avionics (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 bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. 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 piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As an Embedded Software Engineer - Avionics you contribute directly to the constant improvement of a safe, simple and comfortable flight experience by coordinating with top tier business partners.

Your Tasks

  • Develop software for the Avionics Indication System and other onboard systems
  • Create software specifications and improve internal software development standards
  • Deploy agile software development methods
  • Coordinate and execute software testing
  • Define software design and architecture with hardware engineers
  • Commission test and prototype equipment
  • Assist in software verification efforts in accordance with applicable industry standards as well as in bench test and flight test activities

Check in your professional skills:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related field
  • +3 years of relevant experience in developing software for aerospace applications with extensive knowledge to the DO-178B/C standard
  • In-depth coding skills in C
  • Structured way of working with a high sense of reliability and accountability
  • Excellent English skills (written and spoken)

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with model-based software development and code generation (e.g. SCADE)
  • Touchpoints with digital bus standards (SPI, I²C, …)
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.

Embedded Software Engineer - Avionics (m/f/d)

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