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Electrical and Electromagnetic Compatibility (HIRF / EMC) Expert (m/f/d)



Other Engineering
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

As an Electrical and EMC Engineer, you will be part of the Aircraft Engineering Team, where you will contribute to the system-related engineering activities as well as certification for electrical, electronic, and electromagnetic compatibility activities.

Your Tasks

  • Participation in functional verification aircraft tests and EMI/HIRF system and aircraft level tests (preparation, procurement, and plan)
  • Conduct design/qualification documentation reviews
  • Conduct test witnessing
  • Coordination with different stakeholders, including EASA, to define, justify, and technically negotiate requirements and action plans
  • Generation or alteration of the Environmental and EMC/HIRF Certification Plan
  • Defining inputs for the Environmental Conditions Specification
  • Anticipate and mitigate potential electrical, electronic, or electromagnetic compatibility-related risks at the equipment, system, and aircraft levels


  • Engineering degree in aeronautical science or equivalent education
  • 5-10 years of professional experience as electrical/electronic aerospace engineer with minimum 2 years involvement in electromagnetic compatibility tasks, with knowledge of ARP4754A
  • Experience in electrical and electromagnetic tests from RTCA DO-160 or equivalent standard
  • Knowledge of the applicable electromagnetic requirements to Type Certification of civil aircrafts
  • Good knowledge of the EASA regulatory environment and EASA practices
  • Previous involvement in Type Certification Processes
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • German language skills are a plus
  • Team player with strong communication skills

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.