System Engineer Motor

June 24, 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.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated System Engineer to join our team, with a specialized focus on motor development for aerospace applications. As a System Engineer, you will play a key role in the overall understanding, verification, and validation of motor systems for aircraft. Your expertise in aerospace standards, supplier management, and knowledge of electronics and embedded software development will contribute to the successful development of advanced motor systems.

Your mission during this flight:

  • Collaborate closely with multidisciplinary teams to gain a comprehensive understanding of motor systems, including electrical, mechanical, and software components, within the aerospace context.
  • Define and establish system-level requirements, ensuring compliance with aerospace standards and customer specifications.
  • Lead the verification and validation activities for motor systems, including developing test plans, conducting testing, and analyzing test data to ensure system performance and safety.
  • Coordinate with external suppliers to manage the development and integration of motor components, ensuring alignment with program milestones and quality standards.
  • Conduct detailed technical reviews of supplier documents, such as requirement specifications, design descriptions, and test procedures.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to identify and resolve system- level issues and challenges, applying sound engineering principles and practices.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of system engineering processes, methodologies, and tools, with a focus on motor systems for aerospace applications.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in aerospace standards, regulations, and industry best practices, applying them to enhance motor system development.
  • Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Strong background and practical experience in system engineering within the aerospace industry, specifically in motor development.
  • In-depth knowledge of aerospace standards and regulations (e.g., ARP4754A), with a focus on motor systems.
  • Experience in verification and validation activities for safety-critical systems, preferably within the aerospace domain.
  • Familiarity with supplier management, including managing external suppliers and ensuring their adherence to program requirements.
  • Knowledge of electronics and embedded software development for motor systems, enabling effective collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze complex systems and propose innovative solutions.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to collaborate and present technical information to diverse stakeholders.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in motor design and analysis, including electrical and mechanical aspects.
  • Familiarity with model-based systems engineering methodologies and tools.
  • Knowledge of aerospace hardware development processes and quality standards, including DO-178 and DO-254.
  • Understanding of safety assessment methodologies such as FMEA and FTA.
  • Proficiency in using requirements management tools (e.g., DOORS) and configuration management tools.
  • Experience with system-level integration and testing of motor systems for aircraft.
  • 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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