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Auto-Flight (AFCS) Systems Engineer

About Heart Aerospace

At Heart Aerospace we work at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. Heart's mission is to create the world’s greenest, most affordable, and most accessible form of transport.

At Heart Aerospace we develop the ES-30, a regional electric airplane with a capacity of 30 passengers driven by electric motors with battery derived energy. The ES-30 is expected to enter into service in 2028.

Your place of work will be at our main office and hangar facility. This is located at Säve Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden. Relocation assistance can be provided. We offer stock options to all our employees and a challenging and inspiring work environment.

We seek experienced and skilled professionals to join our fast moving team developing a new electric aircraft in Sweden. We’re in a very expansive phase and now is the time to join our team.

Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together!

Role Overview

We are seeking an Auto-Flight (AFCS) Systems Engineer to help us design, develop and certify the integrated avionics systems. You will work closely with system engineers in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop the AFCS system requirements
  • Support AFCS integration with FCS, Safety, certification
  • Develop test plan, test procedures, follow up snags and problem reports
  • Interface with suppliers
  • Develop the AFCS team

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

  • BS or MS in engineering (Electrical/Electronics)
  • Minimum 5 years experience with automatic flight control systems including flight director, autopilot, yaw damper and autothrottle (ATA 22)
  • Experience with system requirements management and V&V process
  • Experience with rig tests execution and flight test data analysis
  • Experience with preparation of documents including system description, test plans/procedures and test results
  • Experience with aircraft system certification (EASA/FAA Part 23 or 25)
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English
  • Eagerness to work with others
  • Passion for aircrafts and Heart’s mission

The ideal candidate would have

  • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles for safety critical systems (SAE ARP 4754/4761)
  • Compliance Verification Expert (CVE) / DER / DAD experience
  • Experience as Flight Control System integrator
  • Model based design (MBD) / Simulation experience

The position may be filled before the last application date, as we process the applications on an ongoing basis. Welcome with your application today!

Great Place to Work

  • Amazing colleagues

  • International environment

  • Be part of the electric aviation revolution

  • Full compliance with laws and regulations

About the company

At Heart Aerospace, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. We are growing and there will be plenty of opportunities for development and taking on other responsibilities.

Heart is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Working at Heart Aerospace is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world more accessible and sustainable.

Heart Aerospace

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