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Compliance Verification Engineer - Electromagnetic Compatibility (m/f/d)



Bruchsal, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Company Description

We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the gorund in a way that complements current transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As Electromagnetic Compatibility Compliance Verification Engineer you will be the liaison between Office of Airworthiness and the Engineering Teams for all EMI / HIRF issues on the aircraft level and the individual equipment level (RTCA/DO-160) Environmental Qualification.
You will be part of the complete certification process necessary for electromagnetic compatibility demonstration, from requirement validation & verification and certification plan drafting to planning and participating in testing campaigns at different levels.
This includes the following tasks:

  • You will coordinate with the different stakeholders, including EASA, to define, justify, and technically negotiate requirements and action plans.
  • You will generate and change the Environmental Conditions Specification and Certification Plan.
  • You will generate and change the HIRF Safety Assessment.
  • You will participate in the EMI and HIRF System and Aircraft level tests (preparation, set-up, and plan).
  • You will conduct design/qualification documentation reviews.
  • You will conduct test witnessing.
  • You will anticipate and mitigate potential electromagnetic compatibility-related risks at the equipment, system, and aircraft level.


Check in your professional skills:

  • Engineering degree in aeronautical science or equivalent education.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience as elan ectromagnetic environment compliance expert with good knowledge and use of RTCA DO-160 test methods and corresponding EASA regulations for EMC certification.
  • Wide experience in electrical and electromagnetic tests from RTCA DO-160.
  • Thorough knowledge of the applicable electromagnetic requirements to Type Certification of civil aircraft.
  • Good knowledge of the EASA regulatory environment and EASA practices.
  • Previous involvement in Type Certification Processes.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Excellent command of English language.
  • 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.