Aircraft Simulation 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 (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your Responsibilities

  • Planning and coordination of simulation tasks and requirements in the aircraft development process
  • Creation and maintenance of simulation models of the entire aircraft
  • Intensive coordination with the technical departments (aerodynamics, structural dynamics, flight mechanics, electrical propulsion, flight control)
  • Preparation, execution and evaluation of simulations
  • Validation of the simulation models on the basis of flight test data, as well as feedback of the knowledge gained into the modelling
  • Documentation and presentation of the work progress

Qualifications

  • Successfully completed studies in engineering, specializing in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or a comparable course of study
  • Experience in multiphysics simulation with focus on aerospace
  • Relevant experience in the flight physics analysis of rotorcraft, or equivalent experience
  • Confident knowledge of Matlab and Python
  • Experience in aircraft certification is desirable
  • Reliable, structured and independent working method
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Very good written and verbal expression in English

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
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