Flight Controls System Test 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 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 crew during this flight:

Do you want to become part of a motivated team and work on exciting projects? We should get to know each other!

Your mission during this flight:

As a Flight Controls System Test Engineer, you will be deeply involved in identifying and documenting test results and issues, including troubleshooting. To ensure all tests can be performed in an efficient way, you will take part in the development, installation and operation of the test infrastructure as well as integrating the Flight Control System. By strong interaction with the system designers and developers, you ensure the tests are meaningful and run efficiently.

  • You will develop tests using our Requirements Management System, based on system and component requirements
  • You will ensure the tests are traceable and validated
  • Based on tests, you will develop test procedures which you will then execute on the test equipment
  • You will assist with the development, installation and operation of the test infrastructure as well as integrating the Flight Control System

Check in your professional skills:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Electrical, Mechatronics, Aeronautical Engineering or similar degree
  • At least 3 years of working experience in testing
  • Structured, independent, hands-on attitude, and solution-oriented way of working
  • Knowledge of Flight Control systems
  • Basic software development knowledge (Python, C, C++ or any other)

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with Requirements Engineering
  • Good communication skills in English 
Additional Information

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 Controls System Test Engineer (m/f/d)

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