Intern Flight Test Tools / UI Developer (m/f/d)
Munich, Germany

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 (

Job Description

Your crew during this flight:

Your future Volocopter crew: In the Volocopter Team you will work under direct supervision of the Flight Control Software Engineer to develop a GUI based Aircraft config management and parameter tuning suite. You will also be responsible to develop an interface to the flight control system to extract and inject data. Your customers in R&D will use your tools to bring drones into the air safe and stable. Within a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary core team you will have significant impact on the development and prototyping of Volocopters next generation and its technologies. Working together with our Voloconnect Team (Volocopter’s next generation long-range transitioning aircraft), you are a key member of the development team located in central Munich. We develop cutting edge technology with the focus of implementation and testing. We are laser focused on making things work reliably and robust. We cut unnecessary complexity. We are pragmatic and we thrive for excellence. We support each other, and we trust each other. We hire the best; hence we respect each other's knowledge. We challenge each other so that we get better. We accept our failures, our shortcomings, our lack of knowledge so that we can learn and be better at what we are doing.

Your mission during this flight:

Developing the toolset for centralizing the aircraft config management.

  • Get to know our system, toolchains, and workflows.
  • Develop an aircraft config management and flight control parameter tuning toolchain.
  • Integrate it into our continuous integration.
  • Coordination and exchange of data and information with internal stakeholders and external partners.
  • Assist test operation in lab environment and in the field to optimize the toolset. 



Check in your professional skills:

  • Good proficiency in the relevant programming/scripting Languages: C/C++, VB, Java, Python.
  • Experience in UI/UX development.
  • Able to work independently and self-driven.
  • Experience with make, GIT, Jenkins.
  • Onsite working. Hands-On attitude, passion for making/seeing stuff work/move/fly. 
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.

Intern Flight Test Tools / UI Developer (m/f/d)