Full-time

CVE Electric Propulsion and Energy Storage Systems (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:

You are the liaison between the Office of Airworthiness and the Design Engineering Teams for Electrical Propulsion and Energy Storage Systems. You cooperate cross-functionally in the company from the Office of Airworthiness (as your home base) with the Propulsion, Flight Control, Avionics, Airframe and aircraft architecture teams to ensure compliant electrical/signals/mechanical integration and clear interfaces, support multi-system impact assessments and optimization activities and represent the Office of Airworthiness in technical decision boards.

This also includes the following tasks:

  • You will provide expert assessment and troubleshooting during Electrical Propulsion and Energy Storage development, testing and operation.
  • You will review and approve technical documentation in the scope of Electrical Propulsion and Energy Storage.
  • You will represent Volocopter externally in regard to Electrical Propulsion and Energy Storage technical topics.
  • You will be representing Volocopter towards EASA and other authorities for defining regulations for Electrical Propulsion and Energy Storage.
Qualifications

Check in your professional skills:

  • Engineering Degree in electrical, mechanical or aerospace or equivalent education.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience as an Electrical Propulsion and Energy Storage expert with good knowledge and use of corresponding EASA regulations.
  • Strong Experience in Electrical Propulsion and Energy Storage Systems development incl. simulation and testing, preferably in airborne applications under EASA framework.
  • Good knowledge of CS-E, SC E-19, understanding of relevant ATSM material and RTCA DO-311.
  • Good knowledge of the EASA regulatory environment and EASA practices.
  • Previous involvement in Type Certification Processes.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • Team player with strong communication skills.
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.

CVE Electric Propulsion and Energy Storage Systems (m/f/d)

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