System Safety Lead (m/f/d)
(full-time, starting as soon as possible, permanent contract)

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 passionate System Safety Engineer to step up and lead our young and growing system safety team. As a System Safety Lead you are coordinating the safety assessment activities during the technical development, which are required to assure an adequate level of safety for our flying vehicles; the full spectrum of ARP4761. In addition to your daily work on system-level FHA, PSSA, etc., you will define the safety assessment processes, methods and tool-chain, and coordinate the creation of technical documentation and compliance artifacts. The final goal of all your activities is achieving and demonstrating an adequate level of safety for our vehicles. You will work in close cooperation with regulatory partners, other departments, and suppliers. Shape the future of aerial mobility with us by ensuring the safety of our vehicles.


  • Lead creation and review of safety assessments at the aircraft, system, and equipment levels
  • Generate safety planning documents and define the safety assessment processes, methods and tools
  • Coordinate the exchange with other departments and external suppliers
  • Coordinate safety activities and proposals with certification authorities
  • Capture and manage safety requirements throughout the development life cycle
  • Coordinate the technical documentation of safety assessment activities and compliance artifacts and present the results
  • Demonstrate safety compliance to the authorities
  • Continuously challenge and improve the technical concepts, tools, and methods
  • Be part of our flight-testing campaigns and see your developments fly


you should …
  • Hold an academic degree in Aerospace/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Have 5+ years of professional experience within aerospace safety engineering, preferably in a part/CS-25 context
  • Have leadership experience and strong organizational skills 
  • Have expert knowledge of relevant aerospace regulations and standards such as ARP4761 and ARP4754A
  • Have demonstrated experience in coordination with the certification authorities
  • Be motivated to introduce methods and tools
  • Have a high level of target-oriented self-management with the ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
  • Have strong motivation to establish processes and organizational structures
  • Have excellent problem solving, communication, and technical writing skills
  • Have fluent English language skills


  • 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 and hybrid working model
  • Excellent career opportunities and regular feedback
  • Attractive training programs, individual training budget and language courses
  • Weekly fresh fruit and free water, tea and coffee
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Supported canteen service
  • Supported sport offer (e.g. gym, yoga, massage and others)
  • Modern newly renovated office
  • Very good access to public transport and free parking spaces
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