System Engineer Airframe (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 its full-scale Volocopter (

Job Description

Within team Basic Aircraft Engineering you will be responsible for development, definition and tracing of requirements for our airframe and mechanical systems. You will ensure the proper development of components and parts according to our specifications. As an integral part of our airframe development team you are the interface between our designer team and our suppliers.

Your Tasks:

  • Assist in the development of airframe systems
  • Evaluate airframe and architectures regarding weight, safety, costs and production
  • Define and document requirements on system, sub-system and component level
  • Research, select and coordinate components and suppliers
  • Track development process and production/delivery status
  • Define test protocols, coordinate airframe system tests with external test facilities and evaluate test results on component, sub-system and system levels



  • Master’s degree in area of aerospace design or equivalent
  • 3 years proven experience in systems engineering, preferable in aviation
  • Experience in airframe development, preferable cabin systems (Ventilation, Cooling)
  • Experienced in using requirement management software (e.g Integrity)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Part 21J and EASA DOA functions
  • Experience with EASA Certification Specifications is a plus
  • Excellent written and spoken English and German knowledge
  • Hand-on, creative and solution-oriented way of working

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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