Flight Simulator Engineer (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 ground 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 crew during this flight:

You will be part of the Flight Simulator team under the Flight Science department and you will work directly with our Flight Science Engineers as well as our pilots.

Your mission during this flight: 

As our Flight Simulator Engineer, you develop and conduct tests in the Pilot in the Loop Simulator that support the development and certification process of our aircraft.

  • You develop tests to validate simulator requirements 
  • You ensure that tests are traceable and validated
  • You develop and automate test programs
  • You are responsible for software updates and changes in the system
  • You identify and document test results and issues, including troubleshooting
  • You ensure all tests can be performed efficiently
  • You control the Pilot in the Loop Simulator configuration 

Check in your professional skills:

  • You have a Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering
  • You have 3 years of professional experience with flight simulators
  • You have proven experience in developing and executing tests in the past
  • You have software development knowledge (C/C++, Matlab and Simulink, python, git ea repository)
  • You have experience with Unix/Linux OS
  • You have knowledge in general aircraft systems architectures
  • You have experience with Requirements Engineering
  • You have experience with data communication protocols and standards (CAN BUS, A429, etc.)
Additional Information

Work mode:

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.

Flight Simulator Engineer (m/f/d)

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