Safety & Reliability Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Zeiloch 20, 76646 Bruchsal, Germany
  • Full-time
  • Job Location: Bruchsal

Company Description

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 manned flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (

Job Description

Your Tasks:

  • Management and performing system safety assessments for the Volocopter, including functional hazard analysis (FHA), common cause analysis (CCA) and fault-tree analysis (FTA)
  • Performing system reliability assessments, including failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)
  • Deriving and definition of safety objectives for systems and Volocopter functions incl. subsystems (e.g. DAL, FR)
  • Work closely with specialists in a multidisciplinary team



  • Engineering degree (BSc, Msc)
  • Professional experience in functional safety and reliability analysis (e.g. ARP 4754, ARP 4761, ISO 26262, IEC 62061 etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills and structured approach
  • Ability to link theoretical analysis results to practical design decisions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organizing ability as well as high sense of responsibility and accountability, hands-on attitude


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 responsibility, 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
  • Competitive salary package

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