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Compliance Verification Engineer - Avionics (m/f/d)



Bruchsal, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 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 a Compliance Verification Engineer Avionics, you will be part of the Office of Airworthiness, aligning the certification approach with EASA and verifying that the VoloCity Avionics design is meeting the requirements for certification.

  • You assist the Avionics Engineering Team in design choices and test planning with a focus on potential certification risks
  • You prepare and conduct meetings with authorities to consent on the certification strategy and appropriate Means of Compliance
  • You drive the Certification Program hands-on for Avionics aspects in close collaboration with Airworthiness Engineers and the Engineering Department
  • You report certification risks and potential mitigations in the respective field to the Head of Airworthiness
  • You formally verify compliance in the field of the VoloCity Type Certification
  • You have appropriate, hands-on participation in rulemaking activities in the field of VTOL Avionics design


Check in your professional skills:

  • Master's Degree in aerospace engineering, electrical engineering, communications engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in aerospace development projects with involvement in certification activities, ideally already as a nominated CVE or equivalent such as DER
  • Detailed knowledge of certification processes (Part 21) and requirements under EASA (CS-23, CS-25, CS-27, CS-29, ideally also SC-VTOL)
  • Knowledge of certification deliverables according to DO-160, DO-178, and DO-254 in line with the ARP4754A framework
  • Ideally prior participation in standardization or rulemaking activities such as EUROCAE, ASTM, etc.
  • Excellent command of the English language

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.