Full-time

Compliance Verification Engineer Control System (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the gorund in a way that complements current transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As a Compliance Verification Engineer for Control System, you will be part of the Office of Airworthiness, aligning the certification approach with EASA and verifying the design of the VoloCity Control Systems (Flight Control System, Motor Controllers) is meeting the requirements for certification. 

  • You assist the Flight Control and Motor Controllers Engineering Teams in design decisions and test planning with a focus on potential certification risks
  • You prepare and conduct meetings with authorities to consent to the certification strategy and appropriate Means of Compliance
  • You drive the Certification Program for Control System aspects in close collaboration with Airworthiness Engineers and the Engineering Department
  • You report certification risks and potential mitigations in the respective field to the Head of Airworthiness
  • You formally verify compliance in the field of the VoloCity Type Certification
  • You hands-on participate in rulemaking activities in the field of VTOL Control System design
Qualifications

Check-in your professional skills:

  • Master's Degree in aerospace engineering, electrical engineering, cybernetics or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in aerospace development projects with involvement in certification activities, ideally already as a nominated CVE or equivalent such as DER
  • Detailed knowledge of certification processes (Part 21) and requirements under EASA (CS-23, CS-25, CS-27, CS-29, ideally also SC-VTOL)
  • Knowledge of certification deliverables according to DO-160, DO-178, and DO-254 in line with the ARP4754A framework
  • Strong background in control theory, closed-loop real-time control, and aircraft handling qualities
  • Experience in fly by wire flight control applications
  • Ideally prior participation in standardization or rulemaking activities such as EUROCAE, ASTM, etc.
  • Excellent command of the English language
Additional Information

Work mode: Hover (Hybrid)

Some of our Volocopter flight perks:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a broad network of top investors and partners 
  • The chance to help shape the future of aviation
  • The chance to create new things from scratch & manage your own projects
  • Personal accountability, and growth & learning opportunities, based on your skills
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient  communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package

Our differences are what makes us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust, and we give each and every one of our employees the chance to voice their opinions. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on the team level. We are fully committed to driving this innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and job titles.

Compliance Verification Engineer Control System (m/f/d)

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