• 04/7/22
  • Ref: J141399

Flight Simulator Engineer

Emerging & Disruptive Technologies

  • Location Icon Germany, Bruchsal
  • Salary Icon Salary is based on experience
  • Work Type Icon Permanent

Job Description

Flight Simulator Engineer
KDC are now recruiting for one of the largest clients in the urban air mobility sector. This is an exciting opportunity for a Flight Simulator Engineer with Flight simulator development experience to join an established eVTOL company in Germany. The ideal candidate would also have experience with validation of the aircraft simulation models using bench and flight test data.
Our Client
Our client is an industry leader in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOL). They plan to offer an air taxi service that can save people time by flying them directly to their destination. Our client is looking for a candidate that is passionate about eVTOL technology that will fit in with the brilliant working culture they are developing.
The Role
As a Flight Simulator Engineer, you will work close to the flight science engineer and flight test teams to support with the flight simulator so that the relevant teams can get advanced insight and de-risking of aircraft operations as well as to assess the aircraft handling qualities and safety prior to the aircraft first flight.
  • Planning and coordination of engineering flight simulator development to support the aircraft development and certification process
  • Intensive coordination with the technical departments (aerodynamics, structural dynamics, flight mechanics, electrical propulsion, flight control)
  • Development of the flight simulator software and hardware environment
  • Validation of the aircraft simulation models using bench and flight test data
  • Planning and execution of the simulator qualification
  • Documentation and presentation of the work progress
What you’ll need
  • Successfully completed studies in engineering, specializing in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or a comparable course of study
  • Demonstrated experience with (engineering) flight simulator development and qualification/ experience in CS-FSTD(H)
  • Professional experience with MATLAB/SIMULINK and C/C++
  • Reliable, structured, and self-motivated working method
  • Strong ability to work in a team
  • Very good written and verbal expression in English
Beneficial Experience
  • Flight (training) simulator experience
  • V&V cycle knowledge
  • Coding skills (C/C++)
Additional Information
  • 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, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package
This role includes a full relocation package as well as benefits.
If you want to be part of the exciting journey our client is taking in pioneering the air taxi industry and feel you have the right qualities to aid them in this ambitious undertaking, please do not hesitate to apply.


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