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Working Student Flight Test Instrumentation (HW & Test) (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!

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 hands-on tasks in the hangar, working on our prototype aircraft as well as supporting laboratory activities.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support in testing of sensors and the data acquisition chain, both in the lab as well as on the aircraft
  • Hands-on tasks like soldering, harness routing or mechanical installations
  • Debugging on the aircraft
  • Configuration, Documentation and Maintenance of the entire data acquisition chain
  • Involvement in and support of the flight test campaign of our next prototype

YOUR PROFILE

you should …
  • Be enrolled in a Master of Science program in Aerospace, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a comparable technical course of study
  • Have a good understanding and interest of measurement & sensor equipment as well as data acquisition
  • Be skilled in hands-on tasks like soldering, harness routing or mechanical installations
  • Ideally have some experience in testing and verification of sensors (e.g. accelerometers, strain gauges etc)
  • Have some experience working with Matlab/Simulink and/or Python
  • Be familiar with 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 

YOUR BENEFITS

  • 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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