Electrical and Electromagnetic Compatibility (HIRF / EMC) Expert (m/f/d)
Bruchsal, Germany

We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

As an Electrical and EMC Engineer, you will be part of the Aircraft Engineering Team, where you will contribute to the system-related engineering activities as well as certification for electrical, electronic, and electromagnetic compatibility activities.

Your Tasks

  • Participation in functional verification aircraft tests and EMI/HIRF system and aircraft level tests (preparation, procurement, and plan)
  • Conduct design/qualification documentation reviews
  • Conduct test witnessing
  • Coordination with different stakeholders, including EASA, to define, justify, and technically negotiate requirements and action plans
  • Generation or alteration of the Environmental and EMC/HIRF Certification Plan
  • Defining inputs for the Environmental Conditions Specification
  • Anticipate and mitigate potential electrical, electronic, or electromagnetic compatibility-related risks at the equipment, system, and aircraft levels
  • Engineering degree in aeronautical science or equivalent education
  • 5-10 years of professional experience as electrical/electronic aerospace engineer with minimum 2 years involvement in electromagnetic compatibility tasks, with knowledge of ARP4754A
  • Experience in electrical and electromagnetic tests from RTCA DO-160 or equivalent standard
  • Knowledge of the applicable electromagnetic requirements to Type Certification of civil aircrafts
  • 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
  • German language skills are a plus
  • Team player with strong communication skills
Additional Information

Our offer

  • Fast-growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, great team spirit

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employee. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. 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.

Electrical and Electromagnetic Compatibility (HIRF / EMC) Expert (m/f/d)