Battery Systems Engineer (Validation) - ESU

June 25, 2023
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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. 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 crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.

Our custom-built Electric Propulsion System consisting of state-of-the-art battery, power distribution and controlled electric motors are key to making Volocopter's products extremely safe to fly. With your specific experience in the development of electrical system for aviation or in integrating electric propulsion components into mobility products, you contribute directly to the certification of this uniquely safe and simple flight experience. As an integral part of our Energy Storage Unit (ESU) component development team, you ensure that the proper system development processes are followed by the battery and power distribution teams.

Your mission during this flight:

  • As System Engineer you will work closely with colleagues in multiple disciplines to evaluate requirements, design descriptions, functions etc., at system and component level to meet aircraft level needs.
  • Collaborating with systems and aircraft level teams to ensure consistency and completeness across entire development team
  • Handling internal system engineering process aligned with development lifecycle needs, including requirements management and program milestone deliverables.
  • Ensure successful completion of the V&V program of the battery
  • Assist in creating the certification plan for battery systems
  • Take ownership of component design description documents, interface
  • control documents.
  • Perform design reviews of the battery systems & interfaces
  • Define test articles for sub-system, component, sub-component or part validation.
  • Provide technical review of the design to ensure the complete coverage of the requirements.
  • Specify and support the validation and verification activities of component requirements according to ARP-4754A
  • Support system level / component level milestones (e.g., PDR / CDR / TRR)
  • Provide support for formal audits and exchanges with EASA, as needed
  • Check in your professional skills:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent.
  • Strong experience in process and requirement validation.
  • Good knowledge and several years of experience with systems engineering, requirement management, and system architecture in aviation (ARP4754) or other complex product development.
  • In-depth understanding of EASA's SC-VTOL and E-19 regulations and the certification process for batteries used in aviation applications.
  • You have a background in Battery development and have applied experience with DO-311A.
  • Knowledge of certification and development processes and have applied experience with DO-160G.
  • Team player, confident in technical discussions, ability to organize and “get things done”
  • Fluent in English
  • Preferred skills:

  • Basic knowledge of HV and Li-ion batteries, digital communication buses, and/or model-based systems engineering
  • Experience with FMEA and FMECA
  • Experience with battery modeling and simulation tools, such as MATLAB/Simulink.
  • Project management skills with the ability to lead and coordinate verification activities within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • 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, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package
  • Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. 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.

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