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Flight Control System Architect (m/f/d)



Bruchsal, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Company Description

Here at Volocopter, we are the pioneers of electric air taxis (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft - eVTOLs). We have pledged to bring sustainable urban air mobility to life by getting electric air taxis off the ground in a way that complements existing transportation options in megacities across the globe. In 2011 we carried out the first-ever crewed flight of a fully electric multicopter and have since conducted more than 2,000 public and private test flights across the world (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As the System Architect for our flight control system, you will play a pivotal role in defining and shaping the architecture and ensure consistency across system boundaries. Your responsibility spans across various disciplines, ensuring the seamless integration of electrical, mechanical, safety, weight, and performance requirements.

Job Tasks:

  • You will lead all flight control system development activities and functions, including system management and integration.
  • You will liaise with cross-functional teams and overarching teams in respective field to ensure technical coherence and integrity over product lifetime.
  • You will manage physical and design integration in close liaison with the Aircraft Architect or Chief Engineering.
  • You will harmonize requirements and technical solutions across all stakeholders on the technical side.
  • You will supervise the system qualification and V&V.
  • You will follow-up on continuous airworthiness and promote technical innovations
  • You will analyze impact of design decisions, anticipate, and identify technical risks, and introduce countermeasures to mitigate risk to an acceptable level.
  • You will ensure consistency and completeness of technical solutions, own and manage system level requirements, baselines, and ensure consistency.


Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in flight control system development and project management
  • Strong knowledge of aircraft systems and regulations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams and work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a superb network of investors and partners
  • Chance to shape the future of aviation
  • Help us to create groundbreaking new projects - from scratch!
  • Personal accountability, as well as growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workspaces, flexible hours, quick decision-making, a flat hierarchy, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive compensation package

Diversity at Volocopter:

Our differences are what make us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on team level. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.