Test Engineer (m/f/d)

Zeitpunkt der Veröffentlichung: 14.02.2020

Standort: Zeiloch 20, 76646 Bruchsal, Germany

Berufsfeld: Programmierung

Berufserfahrung: Professional



Please apply online at: jobs.smartrecruiters.com/VolocopterGmbH/743999707009405-test-engineer-m-f-d-

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

As a Test Engineer you will be responsible to develop tests for our aircraft systems and components to ensure all functional, environmental and certification requirements are verified. You will also set up, configure and validate test equipment. By strong interaction with the system designers and developers, you ensure the tests are meaningful and run efficient.

Your Tasks:

  • Your main task will be to develop tests using our Requirements Management System, based on system and component requirements. You will ensure the tests are traceable and validated
  • Based on these tests, you will develop and automate test programs which you will then execute on our test equipment. You will be deeply involved in identifying and documenting test results and issues, including troubleshooting
  • To ensure all test can be performed in an efficient way, you will support development, installation and operation of the test infrastructure
  • You will also develop advanced test procedures and methods to ensure tests can be easily performed and repeated, are well documented and can be handed over to test operators who execute the tests based on guides and manuals you create


  • M.Sc. in Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering or similar degree or experience
  • Working experience in testing of at least 3 years
  • Already developed and executed tests in the past
  • Knowledge of power electronics & drive systems, Avionics systems or Flight Controls (at least one)
  • Experience with Requirements Engineering
  • Experience with high-voltage drivetrain systems is beneficial
  • Very good knowledge of the English language
  • Good knowledge of the German language beneficial
  • Structured, independent and solution-oriented way of working
  • Good communication skills and good Team worker

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