Compliance Verification Engineer - Electromagnetic Compatibility (m/f/d)

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Company Description

We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the gorund in a way that complements current transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As Electromagnetic Compatibility Compliance Verification Engineer you will be the liaison between Office of Airworthiness and the Engineering Teams for all EMI / HIRF issues on the aircraft level and the individual equipment level (RTCA/DO-160) Environmental Qualification.
You will be part of the complete certification process necessary for electromagnetic compatibility demonstration, from requirement validation & verification and certification plan drafting to planning and participating in testing campaigns at different levels.
This includes the following tasks:

  • You will coordinate with the different stakeholders, including EASA, to define, justify, and technically negotiate requirements and action plans.
  • You will generate and change the Environmental Conditions Specification and Certification Plan.
  • You will generate and change the HIRF Safety Assessment.
  • You will participate in the EMI and HIRF System and Aircraft level tests (preparation, set-up, and plan).
  • You will conduct design/qualification documentation reviews.
  • You will conduct test witnessing.
  • You will anticipate and mitigate potential electromagnetic compatibility-related risks at the equipment, system, and aircraft level.


Check in your professional skills:

  • Engineering degree in aeronautical science or equivalent education.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience as elan ectromagnetic environment compliance expert with good knowledge and use of RTCA DO-160 test methods and corresponding EASA regulations for EMC certification.
  • Wide experience in electrical and electromagnetic tests from RTCA DO-160.
  • Thorough knowledge of the applicable electromagnetic requirements to Type Certification of civil aircraft.
  • Good knowledge of the EASA regulatory environment and EASA practices.
  • Previous involvement in Type Certification Processes.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Excellent command of English language.
  • Team player with strong communication skills.

Additional Information

Some of our Volocopter flight perks:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a broad network of top investors and partners
  • The chance to help shape the future of aviation
  • The chance to create new things from scratch & manage your own projects
  • Personal accountability, and growth & learning opportunities, based on your skills
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package

Our differences are what makes us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust, and we give each and every one of our employees the chance to voice their opinions. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on the team level. We are fully committed to driving this innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and job titles.