Junior System Safety Engineer (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 Junior Systems Safety Engineer to join our young and growing team. As a Junior System Safety Engineer you contribute to the safety assessment of our flying demonstrators. In your daily work you support the system safety team, which covers the full spectrum of ARP4761, with the main focus on system-level safety activities. You author the required safety assessment documents, collect compliance evidence from other departments and external partners and are part of technical meetings to support different system development teams. In addition to your daily work on FHA, PSSA, etc., you will establish the necessary tools and processes along the way. You will work in close cooperation with regulatory partners, other departments, and suppliers. The final goal of all your activities is achieving and demonstrating an adequate level of safety for our vehicles. Shape the future of aerial mobility with us by ensuring the safe and reliable operation of our aircraft!


  • Contribute to safety assessment at the aircraft, system, and equipment levels
  • Coordinate safety activities and proposals with certification authorities
  • Support system architecture development, supplier and component selection
  • Capture and manage safety requirements throughout the development life cycle
  • Prepare technical safety assessment documentation and present the results
  • Demonstrate safety compliance to the authorities
  • Coordinate with other departments and external suppliers
  • Continuously challenge and improve the technical concepts, tools, and methods
  • Be part of our flight-testing campaigns and see the results of your work take off!


you should …
  • Hold an academic degree in Aerospace/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Have a natural interest in functional safety and safety engineering and a high intrinsic motivation to develop expert knowledge in the field
  • Have gained first professional experience in aerospace safety engineering or a related discipline
  • Have fundamental knowledge of commonly used safety assessment methods (FHA, FTA, FMEA, etc.)
  • Have fundamental knowledge of relevant aerospace regulations and standards such as ARP4761 and ARP4754A
  • Pay extreme attention to technical details and have a high engineering curiosity
  • Be motivated to introduce tools, processes and methods
  • 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
  • Moreover, we appreciate if you …

  • Have initial experience in systems engineering
  • Are already familiar with commonly used software tools such as Isograph FaultTree+
  • Have initial experience in SC VTOL or CS 23/25/27


  • Open and cooperative team
  • Opportunity to shape the future with us
  • Flexible working times
  • Great career development chances
  • Attractive remuneration
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