Airborne Electronic Hardware Development Engineer (EMC Engineer) (m/f/d)

Zeitpunkt der Veröffentlichung: 10.01.2020

Standort: Zeiloch 20, 76646 Bruchsal, Germany

Berufsfeld: Programmierung

Berufserfahrung: Professional

Chiffre: 743999703849904




Company Description

We at Volocopter are building the world’s first manned fully electric and safe air taxis. With the Volocopter we will redefine the way people move in cities and make humanity’s dream of personal flight come true. As pioneers in this field, we wrote aviation history in 2011 with the first-ever manned flight of a multicopter. This feat was followed by milestones like the first license and the worldwide first autonomous flight in a megacity (

Job Description

As Airborne Electronic Hardware Development Engineer you will develop components that run on a real urban air mobility solution - the Volocopter. You will design and implement safe hardware that matters for people all over the world, hardware that will literally take off in front of you.

Additional experience in EMC engineering will be beneficial. As such, you ensure the proper design of the Volocopter Aircraft with regards to EMC. You have a lot of interactions with all the system owners and design engineers to support the design and tests of the equipment.

Your Role

As Airborne Electronic Hardware Development Engineer

  • You will define, simulate and design safety critical electronic hardware according to requirement specification
  • You will create schematics and layout PCBs using electronic design automation software
  • You will create certification relevant documents and plans according to DO-254
  • Moreover, you will support failure analysis and calculations
  • You will coordination with external PCA suppliers
  • You will be a responsible interface to the certification authorities

Further supporting as EMC Engineer (Design Engineer or Certification Verification Engineer) your tasks will be:

  • To define EMC requirements to be fulfilled from aircraft level down to component level,
  • To ensure the proper design of components to guarantee successful DO-160 qualification tests,
  • To ensure proper design of aircraft grounding and bounding concept in relation with the EWIS architect,
  • To manage EMC tests,
  • To write EMC test plan & report during both development phase and qualification phase,
  • To actively contribute to the organization of EMC tests at component level,
  • As a CVE, to verify compliance of the Type Design with the applicable certification basis, environmental requirements and operational suitability requirements.


  • Degree in electrical engineering, communications engineering or similar
  • Good knowledge and understanding of ARP4754, DO-254 and DO-160
  • Experience in digital and analog schematic design, PCB layout and design verification
  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience in aerospace development
  • Ideally experienced in python and c
  • Strong analytical skills and structured approach
  • Good language skills in English

Additional Information

  • Volocopter offers a fast-growing high-tech working environment with a supreme network of investors and partners.
  • Working at Volocopter, you will have personal responsibility, be able to grow and have unique learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths.
  • Volocopter offers flexible working time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, and a great team spirit. Moreover, we offer a ccompetitive salary package.
  • Our offices in Bruchsal are offering an inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, comfortable networking areas, a rooftop terrace for evening BBQs and free meals and drinks.
  • To build our excellent team we welcome all qualified people regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Our international team will be happy to give you a warm welcome and support in relocation where applicable.