Working Student Flight Control (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 passionate working student to join our Flight Control team. As a working student, you will contribute to the development of flight control laws, and deal with deployment of the developed algorithms on the Pixhawk 6X board for a scaled prototype UAV. Furthermore, you will support in flight testing and flight test data evaluation for the scaled prototype. Working in our team means to learn something new every day, work with many different disciplines and teams and actively contribute to shaping tomorrow’s aviation.


  • Adapting of existing flight control algorithms to the scaled prototype in Simulink
  • Manage deployment of flight control software on the Pixhawk 6X hardware
  • Setup toolchain for data logging on Pixhawk 6X
  • Setup connection and interaction of the software deployed on Pixhawk 6x with Remote Control Hardware 
  • Support in flight tests and flight test data evaluation


you should …
  • Be enrolled as a student in Master of Science in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or a comparable technical course of study
  • Bring good knowledge in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Have hands-on experience in flying UAVs or RC aircraft
  • Have general interest in aviation and flight control development in particular
  • Be self-driven and have structured way of working
  • Be passionate and curious about electric aviation and novel aircraft concepts
  • Have good English skills
  • Moreover, we appreciate if you …

  • have experience in at least one of these programming languages: Python, C++, HTML/Javascript
  • are familiar with fundamentals of electronics


  • 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
  • Weekly fresh fruit and free water, tea and coffee
  • Canteen service with company support
  • Modern newly renovated office 
  • Very good access to public transport and free parking spaces
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