Working Student Flight Test Instrumentation - Analysis & SW (m/f/d)
(fixed-term contract, starting as soon as possible)

Realize your dream of doing exceptional things and be part of something bigger right from the beginning! We at ERC stand for the development of an electrical vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) that lasts beyond us! We work hard to achieve this goal – with passion, a pioneering spirit, and strong partners. As we are trustworthy, open and focused, we do not make empty promises. But we still need your commitment to be among the best on the long run!


We are looking for a motivated working student to support our Flight Test Instrumentation Team.  FTI includes both hardware (various sensors, harness, data acquisition units, cameras, modems) as well as software (data conversion, real-time display, post-flight analysis etc.) Your daily task at ERC would focus on software development in the context of data analysis and post processing.


  • Contribute to our current tool landscape for data processing
  • Improve data analysis tools including graphical displays, analytics as well as video processing
  • Create and implement concepts for automated data handling and file transfer
  • Collaborate with experts from different teams to gather their requirements towards the toolchain
  • Get involved in the test campaign of our full-scale, full-mass eVTOL prototype


you should …
  • Be enrolled in a Master of Science program in Aerospace, Software/Data, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a comparable technical course of study
  • Strong experience in data processing with python (numpy, pandas, ideally also with graphical display in bokeh)
  • Ideally have some first experience with version control systems (git)
  • Have some experience in writing well-structured software tools
  • Bring basic knowledge in web development / front-end user interface / Javascript
  • Have a basic knowledge in MS Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Powerpoint)
  • Have a “get done” mentality and the ability to work independently as well as collaborate effectively with others
  • Be fluent in English language 


  • A young, highly motivated and passionate team
  • Flat hierarchies and learning-from-mistakes approach
  • Strong company culture in an international environment
  • The possibility to shape the future with us
  • Regular team events
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Excellent career opportunities and regular feedback
  • Weekly fresh fruit and free water, tea and coffee
  • Supported canteen service 
  • Modern newly renovated office 
  • Very good access to public transport and free parking spaces
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