Software Engineer - IoT (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 Senior Engineer - IoT at Volocopter you will bring our VoloIQ platform as well as our IoT and connectivity solutions to the next level. By collaborating tightly with product owners and external partners you will develop high-quality hard- and software solutions.

  • Implement key features in alignment with the product strategy
  • Own services and monitor their implementation and maintenance tasks to ensure smooth and effective operation
  • Craft solutions optimized for their special purpose, guided by fundamental principles of software development
  • Take architectural decisions to ensure a high degree of performance, robustness, and maintainability of our IoT solutions
  • Collaborate with our cooperation partners to ensure a seamless integration of components into our solutions
  • Derive requirements and test plans to develop the architecture for our IoT, cloud and connectivity systems

Check in your professional skills
Required skills:

  • Degree in computer science, aerospace engineering, electrical engineering, or a comparable education
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a similar position
  • Versed in software and hardware engineering in an agile environment
  • Hands-on experience in building, troubleshooting, and testing electrical systems
  • Excellent coding skills in C++ or Python
  • Working proficiency with raw sensor output and data transfer to a cloud-based environment
  • Expert knowledge of OSI Model, wireless transmission (IEEE 802.11, 4G, 5G, etc.), and communication standards (CAN, Ethernet, UART and USB)
  • Solid data analytics skills using a broad range of algorithms
  • Understanding of hardware development and selection

Preferred skills:

  • Background in aerospace
  • Expertise in using DO-178, DO-254 or DO-160
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.

Software Engineer - IoT (m/f/d)

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