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Software Engineer Embedded Systems at Volocopter
Bruchsal, DE

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 manned flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (

Job Description

Your Role

It is our unique integrated avionics system software that makes all the difference in making the Volocopter extremely safe to fly. With your specific embedded software experience you contribute directly to the constant improvement of a safe, simple and comfortable flight experience. Cooperating with top tier business partners you are a substantial part of our flight control team.

Your Tasks

    Develop software for the Volocopter avionics indication system and other onboard systems.
    Create software specifications.
    Define software design and architecture in close cooperation with hardware engineers.
    Cooperate closely with external software development partners.
    Support software verification efforts in accordance with applicable industry standards.
    Improve internal software development standards.
    Deploy agile software development methods.
    Commission test and prototype equipment.
    Coordinate and execute software testing.
    Support bench test and flight test activities.


    A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in developing software for aerospace applications.
    B.Sc., M.Sc. or equivalent degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or related fields required.
    Extensive knowledge of software development for aerospace applications to the DO-178B/C standard.
    Very good software development skills in C, experience with model-based software development and code generation (e.g. SCADE) preferred.
    Experience with digital bus standards (SPI, I²C, …) preferred.
    Structured way of working, high sense of responsibility and accountability.
    Team player, ability to organize and “get things done”, self-starter, flexibility.
    Excellent English language skills (written and spoken).

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 responsibility, 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, positive leadership, great team spirit