Development Quality Assurance Engineer (m/f/d)
Bruchsal, Germany

Here at Volocopter, we are the pioneers of electric air taxis (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft - eVTOLs). We have pledged to bring urban air mobility to life by getting electric air taxis and other eVTOLs off the ground in a way that complements existing 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 carried out the first-ever piloted flight of a fully electric multicopter and have since conducted more than 1,500 public and private test flights across the world (www.volocopter.com). 

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

  • Performing Development Assurance Activities according to the DevQA processes
  • Mentoring Development Team on topics of System, Software and Hardware topics
  • Monitoring of supplier activities on the topics of System, Software and Hardware
  • Definition of Development Assurance Plans, procedures, work instructions and tools
  • Communication and alignment with Certification Authorities on topics related to Development Assurance
  • Mentoring and training of other engineers on topics related to Development Assurance topics and DevQA processes
  • (When acting as an Airworthiness Engineer) Creation of Certification Plans related to Design Assurance topics
  • (When acting as a CVE) Execution of Design Assurance Audits, both internally and at suppliers

Check in your professional skills:


  • BS degree in Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering or similar
  • Min 10 years working experience in DO-178B/C and/or ARP 4754(A) and/or DO-254
  • Min 5 years of experience in Quality Assurance
  • Good communication, negotiation and auditing skills
  • Business fluent in English. Other languages like German would be a plus.
  • Taking initiative: shows curiosity, asks probing questions, and challenges the status quo to make strong decisions while managing and driving change; shows passion and urge to improvement/ change
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:  

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a superb network of investors and partners   
  • Chance to shape the future of aviation  
  • Help us to create groundbreaking new projects - from scratch!   
  • Personal accountability, as well as growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths  
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workspaces, flexible hours, quick decision-making, a flat hierarchy, positive leadership, great team spirit  
  • Attractive compensation package

Diversity at Volocopter:  

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunities, trust, and ensure all employees feel heard. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts with each of us. 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.  

Development Quality Assurance Engineer (m/f/d)