System Engineer - Lighting & Interior


Munich, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 01/20/2021
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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 Electrical/Electronic Systems Engineers with extensive aerospace experience with lighting systems (interior & exterior) and/or interior in these areas like Cabin and compartment lights, Signage, Cockpit lights and controls
to join our innovative team that will shape the future of urban e-mobility.

This position will report into our Electronic & Electrical Engineering department and will contribute, as part of an integrated cross functional team, to the electric and electronic systems architecture, design, certification and delivery of the Lilium Jet. 

You will have a chance in shaping the future of mobility by not only defining the lighting and interior systems but also developing components and coordinating with regulatory partners/suppliers.

You will take responsibility for the development of these subsystems and components while ensuring their compliance to relevant safety standards.


Your Day to Day:

  • Design system architecture for above mentioned systems
  • Take ownership of your system(s) and manage its whole implementation cycle
  • Develop, challenge and continuously improve system’s and item’s technical concepts
  • Define system’s functional and safety architecture
  • Define requirements for subsystems and components
  • Work together with other departments and external suppliers to find the simplest and most elegant solutions
  • Continuously improve your tools and methods
  • Work on ad-hoc related tasks or projects provided by management


Your Profile:  

  • MSc./M.Eng. or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics or a related field required
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Lighting Systems, Interior System or similar domain is necessary
  • Hands-on experience with aerospace product development
  • Experience with hardware and software development process according to DO 178B/C and DO 254 and familiarity with ARP4754 highly appreciated
  • Strong motivation to help build structures and processes
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomous
  • 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



Life at Lilium:

At Lilium, you’ll have the responsibility and freedom to act as an entrepreneur. You’ll be working with bright and driven colleagues from different industries, countries and backgrounds who are all united in one common goal, challenging and supporting each other to make Lilium successful.

As well as free language courses, weekly yoga sessions, two complimentary meals each day and unlimited snacks and drinks, we also have an in-house gym and a relaxation room. By pairing that with a free shuttle bus to and from our local train station, as well as bikes you can borrow to cycle around our campus, we aim to make it as easy as possible to travel here, while reducing our own carbon footprint. We also have a rooftop terrace where you can watch planes taking off all day long!

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.