Airborne Electronic 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 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 Airborne Electronic Hardware Engineer within the Flight Control Team for VoloCity, you will be the expert for all airborne electronics hardware-related topics. You will write, maintain, and trace requirements on the system level and support the allocation to hardware and software. You will be responsible for safe hardware that matters for people all over the world, hardware that will literally take off in front of you.

  • You will define and review safety-critical electronic hardware lifecycle documentation
  • You will manage and maintain the Flight Control related requirement traceability from aircraft to item specifications
  • You will support the systems team in the detailed review of schematics and layout PCBs
  • You will be the hardware specialist, advising the systems team and equipment suppliers
  • You will assist in failure evaluation and calculations
  • You will create and review certification relevant documents and plans according to DO-254
  • You will be supporting the hardware CVE in developing compliance demonstration

Check in your professional skills:

Required skills

  • Degree in electrical engineering, communications engineering or similar 
  • Detailed knowledge and practical expertise of DO-254, DO-160 and ARP4754A
  • Good knowledge of certification deliverables according to DO-254
  • Good knowledge about requirements engineering with requirement management tools like Integrity or DOORS
  • Experience in digital and analog schematic design, PCB layout and design verification 
  • Experience in FPGA or PLD development
  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience in aerospace development 
  • Thorough statistical skills and a structured approach 
  • Very good language skills in English 

Preferred skills

  • Ideally experienced in VHDL


Additional Information
  • 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.


Airborne Electronic Hardware Engineer (m/f/d)

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