System Engineer


Munich, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 02/13/2021
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  • Company Address: Claude-Dornier-Straße 1, Weßling, 82234

About Lilium

Lilium Aviation is transforming the future of transportation with its electric vertical take-off and landing jet. Founded in 2015 by engineers and avionics experts Daniel Wiegand, Patrick Nathen, Sebastian Born and Matthias Meiner from the Technical University of Munich, Lilium aims to make fast, clean air travel available to everyone.

Job Description

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary, yet with a meaningful purpose. We take pride in pushing the very boundaries of technology and customer experience to deliver something that has never been done before. 

What we do here is hard, but then very few things worth achieving are easy. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with our world-class entrepreneurial team of more than 400 leaders, experts and engineers who are as passionate about emissions-free transportation as you are. 

We are also passionate about creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities working with us to bring our vision of a sustainable world to live.


Your role and your team:

We are looking for an outstanding System Engineer with strong software background to join our innovative team to shape the future of urban e-mobility.

This is a senior role and this position will report to our Head of Software Engineering and will contribute, as part of our integrated cross-functional team, to the architecture, design, certification and delivery of the Lilium Jet.

The position requires someone with a strong certification and project management background. In this role you will coordinate internal development, validation and verification activities as well as collaboration with external suppliers and authorities.


Your Day to Day: 

  • Develop airworthy electronic and electro-mechanical systems for eVTOL aircraft
  • Participate in functional development, validation and implementation of the system
  • Work closely with software/electronic development team.
  • Take the ownership of critical aspects of the system and manage its whole implementation, integration and qualification cycle.
  • Write certification documents and work directly with compliance demonstration for the regulatory requirements
  • Perform system planning activities, define requirements for subsystems and components
  • Define incremental certification and reuse concept
  • Work together with other departments and external suppliers to find the simplest and most elegant solutions


Your Profile: 

  • MSc, PhD or equivalent degree in engineering is required
  • At least 7 years of experience in airborne system and/or software engineering (civil aviation is a plus)
  • Working knowledge in ARP-4754A, DO-178C and DO-331 (Model-Based Development and Verification).
  • Experience working with and managing external suppliers
  • Hands-on experience in MATLAB and Simulink is mandatory
  • Work experience in one of the following systems is a strong plus:
    • ATA32 – Landing Gear and Braking Systems
    • ATA44 – Cabin Systems
  • Involvement in EASA/FAA (or other similar national agencies) audits is a plus
  • Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills required
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, Fluent German or any other language would be beneficial 



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