Teamlead Ground Testing (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Weiterstadt

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Your mission
  • You will lead team of approx. 8 ground test engineers (sub department of flight & ground test so called bench test /ground test domain focusing on equipment to system level testing on bench)  
  • You provide technical and managerial (disciplinary role) direction to young and motivated engineers within system Bench test / ground test domain. 
  • Being a product owner, you will be an active part of Product Increment (PI) planning and representing ground test team. 
  • Responsible for PI based test task planning, effort & resource estimation and support head of flight and ground test in the activity.
  • You manage testing and validation projects and timelines, equipment, and staff logistics within your domain. 
  • Responsible and Lead /actively guide team in selecting / developing test instrumentation, Test rigs and benches. 
  • Manage Equipment functional testing, Endurance testing on ground and DO160 based lab/environmental testing.
  • You and your team support engineering with test requirements review and test plans preparation.
  • You will work closely with our certification department, flight test team, SW and HW development team.
Your profile
  • Master’s Degree as aviation engineer, electrical engineering, computer engineering or similar
  • 5+ years of professional experience in system bench testing/ equipment testing domain (aviation and/or automotive). 
  • 2+ years of test manager experience.
  • 2 + year of disciplinary lead experience. 
  • Must have: Deep understanding of equipment level testing to UAS level testing including SW, HW and system integration steps. 
  • Must have: Professional working experience in environmental testing (DO 160 G) and able to define test strategy of product durability and reliability evaluation.
  • Must have: Working know-how of test-driven development, Experience based testing and iterative V – based production development cycle.  
  • Working know-how of Jira, Visure (requirement management tool), Python. 
  • Working know-how of PX-4 auto flight-controller, eVTOL UAS/manned aircraft system. 
  • Nice to have: good experience in manned / unmanned aviation, experience with EASA and FAA relevant content or similar is a plus .
What you bring as a perfect candidate
  • You are a team player.
  • You have a can-do mentality.
  • You believe that technology can have a positive impact on society and our future.
What we'll offer
  • Parking space
  • Employee discounts
  • Employee events
  • Dogs welcome
  • Home office
  • Flexible working hours
  • Sports and Fitness Options
Why us?
  • A highly motivated team
  • The exciting life of a fast-growing tech startup
  • The opportunity to develop and implement your own ideas
  • The active promotion of your personal and professional development
  • The chance to have a positive impact through your work
About us
Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals!
We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our drone technology saves and improves lives every day.

At Wingcopter, we strive to create an inclusive corporate culture where everyone is treated with respect and trust, irrespective of origin, gender, identity, age, religion, background or role within the company. We are convinced that a diverse environment is the best breeding ground for innovative, sustainable and forward-looking solutions to major challenges.  
Über uns
Willst du die Zukunft der Luftfahrt mitgestalten? Teilst du unsere Vision, Leben zu retten und zu verbessern durch Technologie mit Sinn? Dann schließe dich unserem ambitionierten Team aus jungen Talenten und erfahrenen Profis an!
Wir bei Wingcopter entwickeln innovative, leistungsstarke Drohnen, die auf der ganzen Welt im kommerziellen und humanitären Bereich eingesetzt werden. Unsere Drohnentechnologie rettet und verbessert jeden Tag Leben.

Bei Wingcopter bemühen wir uns um eine integrative Unternehmenskultur, in der jeder mit Respekt und Vertrauen behandelt wird, unabhängig von Herkunft, Geschlecht, Identität, Alter, Religion, Hintergrund oder Rolle im Unternehmen. Wir sind überzeugt, dass ein vielfältiges Umfeld der beste Nährboden für innovative, nachhaltige und zukunftsweisende Lösungen für große Herausforderungen ist.  
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