Wingcopter – Senior Testing Engineer (Ground) (m/f/d)

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Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals!

We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our drone technology saves and improves lives every day.

Currently, we are looking for a Senior Testing Engineer (Ground) (m/f/d) to join our Team.

This role is a senior engineer/expert role in the department who handles a wide range of duties related to various stages involved in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight testing. As a candidate your are responsible for duties including flight test strategy definition, planning, coordinating, developing, executing a full spectrum of requirements-based aircraft flight testing.

What You’ll Do:

  • You will be a senior/expert member of ground test organization/department with strong professional know-how of UAS ground testing and related activities
  • Define overall ground test strategy and scope of testing and planning for assigned project(s), and staying in alignment with flight test strategy
  • Test definition, design, development, test automation and execution of wide spectrum of testing activity including component/Unit testing, system integration test, performance test of Wingcopter components and product(s)  (as envelope of the UAS). Conclude the results throughout the product development and validation phase
  • Involve in SW/HW tools, ground test equipment, infrastructure and databases design, development and validation for the management of test campaigns
  • Pre-Post flight data assessment with ground testing in focus , test report generation and support rootcause analysis
  • Contribute in test campaigns locally / globally by mean of remote/virtual or physical presence
  • Wingcopter 198 initial airworthiness: analysis of certification requirements and editing of compliance reports
  • Actively supporting department in building, strengthening the overall team, establish organization processes and approaches
  • Working in multidisciplinary teams including system engineers, software, hardware developers and project manager
  • Technical support to other team members
  • Collaboratively working with flight test team (as one department)

What You’ll Need:

Desired qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Electrical, Mechatronics or equivalent education
  • 5 years of proven professional experience in this domain and actively involved in ground testing
  • Professional experience (Python, C+ and Matlab)
  • Knowledge in data acquisition techniques and test data analysis using Python and C++
  • Strong analytical and statistical analysis skills
  • Hands-on experience in prototyping
  • Communicative team player, well organized with a proven ability to get things done
  • Fluent in English language (written & spoken)
  • MS office package and ALM  PM tools
  • Working in Agile environment
  • Experience with industrial test laboratory environments and procedures

Additional recommended qualifications:

  • Professional Experience with requirements engineering
  • Structured, independent, hands-on attitude and solution-oriented way of working
  • Good communication skills and team work
  • German (writing and speaking as plus)
  • Understanding of Flight Test as part of EASA Part21J Design Organization Approval (DOA)

  • You are a team player.
  • You have a can-do mentality.
  • You believe that technology can have a positive impact on society and our future.

What We’ll Offer:

  • A highly motivated team.
  • The exciting life of a fast-growing tech startup.
  • The opportunity to develop and implement your own ideas.
  • The active promotion of your personal and professional development.
  • The chance to have a positive impact through your work.

At Wingcopter, we strive to create an inclusive corporate culture where everyone is treated with respect and trust, irrespective of origin, gender, identity, age, religion, background or role within the company. We are convinced that a diverse environment is the best breeding ground for innovative, sustainable and forward-looking solutions to major challenges.

  Company Laptop

  Food Allowance

  Dogs Allowed

  Flexible Working Hours

  Working From Home

  Employee Events

  Employee Discount

  Parking Lot

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