Airborne Electronic Hardware Development Engineer / Compliance Verification Engineer


Bruchsal, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 06/08/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Zeiloch 20, Bruchsal, 76646

About Volocopter

The Volocopter is the world’s first purely electric flying multicopter, which is able to transport people. It flies eco-friendly, emission-free, quiet and safe. As autonomous version, the Volocopter is the answer to the tough mobility challenges our megacities are facing today, and it makes the dream of flying come true for all of us.

Job Description

Company Description

We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (

Job Description

As Airborne Electronic Hardware Development Engineer / Compliance Verification Engineer, you will develop components that run on a real urban air mobility solution – the Volocopter. You will design and implement safe hardware that matters for people all over the world, hardware that will literally take off in front of you. 

Your Role: 

As Airborne Electronic Hardware Development Engineer / Compliance Verification Engineer

  • You will define, simulate, design and review safety-critical electronic hardware according to requirement specification 
  • You will create and review schematics and layout PCBs using electronic design automation software 
  • You will create and review certification relevant documents and plans according to DO-254 
  • You will coordinate external development suppliers
  • Moreover, you will assist in failure evaluation and calculations 
  • You will coordinate with external PCA suppliers 
  • You will be the accountable contact person to the certification authorities  

The focus of this position is the practical work with DO-254 and EASA, as well as the responsibility as compliance verification engineer with reviewing and releasing the certification relevant documentation.


  • Degree in electrical engineering, communications engineering or similar 
  • Detailed knowledge and practical expertise of ARP4754A, DO-254 and DO-160 
  • Detailed knowledge of certification deliverables according to ARP4754A and DO-254
  • Good knowledge about requirements engineering with requirement management tools like Integrity or DOORS
  • Experience in digital and analog schematic design, PCB layout and design verification 
  • Experience in working in EASA approved Design Organisation (Part21J)
  • Experience as Compliance Verification Engineer
  • Knowledge of supplier management (in complex developments)
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in aerospace development 
  • Ideally experienced in Python and C 
  • Thorough statistical skills and a structured approach 
  • Good language skills in English 

Additional Information

Our offer

  • Fast-growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, great team spirit


Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employee. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

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