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Safety & Reliability Engineer at Volocopter
Bruchsal, DE
We at Volocopter are building the world’s first manned fully electric and safe air taxis. With the Volocopter we will redefine the way people move in cities and make humanity’s dream of personal flight come true. As pioneers in this field, we wrote aviation history in 2011 with the first ever manned flight of a multicopter. This feat was followed by milestones like the first license and the worldwide first autonomous flight in a mega city (
You are an engineer with professional experience in assessment of functional safety and reliability of complex systems. You are familiar with system safety assessments (SSA), functional hazard analysis (FHA), common cause analysis (CCA), as well as failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA). Within a multi-disciplinary team, you lead the system safety and reliability activities, derive the relevant system design integrity objectives, and verify that the design implementation meets the required safety and reliability objectives.
  • Management and performing system safety assessments for the Volocopter, including functional hazard analysis (FHA), common cause analysis (CCA) and fault-tree analysis (FTA)
  • Performing system reliability assessments, including failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)
  • Deriving and definition of safety objectives for systems and Volocopter functions incl. subsystems (e.g. DAL, FR)
  • Work closely with specialists in a multidisciplinary team
  • Engineering degree (BSc, Msc)
  • Professional experience in functional safety and reliability analysis (e.g. ARP 4654, ARP 4761, ISO 26262, IEC 62061 etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills and structured approach
  • Ability to link theoretical analysis results to practical design decisions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organizing ability as well as high sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Fast growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Shaping the Volocopter strategic positioning right from the start
  • Personal responsibility, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • Inspiring working environment with modern work spaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Competitive salary package