Flight Simulator 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 Flight Simulator Engineer (m/f/d), you will work close to the flight science engineer and flight test teams to support with the flight simulator so that the relevant teams can get advanced insight and de-risking of aircraft operations as well as to assess the aircraft handling qualities and safety prior to the aircraft first flight.

  • Planning and coordination of engineering flight simulator development to support the aircraft development and certification process
  • Intensive coordination with the technical departments (aerodynamics, structural dynamics, flight mechanics, electrical propulsion, flight control)
  • Development of the flight simulator software and hardware environment
  • Validation of the aircraft simulation models using bench and flight test data
  • Planning and execution of the simulator qualification
  • Documentation and presentation of the work progress

Check in your professional skills:

  • Successfully completed studies in engineering, specializing in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or a comparable course of study
  • Demonstrated experience with (engineering) flight simulator development and qualification (experience in CS-FSTD(H) beneficial)
  • Professional experience with MATLAB/SIMULINK and C/C++
  • Reliable, structured, and self-motivated working method
  • Strong ability to work in a team
  • Very good written and verbal expression in English

Preferred skills:

  • Flight (training) simulator experience
  • V&V cycle knowledge
  • Coding skills (C/C++)
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.

Flight Simulator Engineer (m/f/d)

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