Avionics Airborne Electronics Hardware 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 Airborne Electronic Hardware Engineer, you will develop components that run on a real urban air mobility solution – the Volocopter. You will design and implement safe hardware that matters for people all over the world, hardware that will literally take off in front of you.

  • You will define, simulate, design and review safety-critical electronic hardware according to requirement specification
  • You will create and review schematics and layout PCBs using electronic design automation software
  • You will create and review certification relevant documents and plans according to DO-254
  • You will assist in failure evaluation and calculations
  • You will support the coordination with external PCA suppliers

Check in your professional skills:

  • Degree in electrical engineering, communications engineering or similar
  • Experience in digital and analog schematic design, PCB layout and design verification
  • Experience in FPGA or PLD development
  • Detailed knowledge and practical expertise of ARP4754A, DO-254 and DO-160
  • Detailed knowledge of certification deliverables according to ARP4754A and DO-254
  • Good knowledge about requirements engineering with requirement management tools like Integrity or DOORS
  • Very good language skills in English

Preferred skills:

  • Thorough statistical skills and a structured approach
  • Experience in working in EASA approved Design Organisation (Part21J)
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in aerospace development
  • Ideally experienced in Python and 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, 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.

Fasten your seat belt and take-off with an awesome team as we bring urban air mobility to life!


Avionics Airborne Electronics Hardware Engineer (m/f/d)

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