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!
As a Flight Test Instrumentation (FTI) Design Engineer, you will be working in our Flight Test team reporting directly to the Flight Test Instrumentation Manager, assisting in building up the flight test support infrastructure at Heart Aerospace. You will work in an exciting team-based environment supporting test flights, lab builds, and system integration/sustainment during aircraft modifications.
Your responsibilities will include:
Define FTI requirements, system design, bench test, equipment integration and commissioning
Develop processes and procedures for FTI configuration control and calibration
Develop and maintain tools for data management, display and analysis
Technical leadership for FTI technicians as the team grows
Advising selection of test equipment that meets measurement and environmental requirements
Working closely with system engineering teams to generate FTI designs for the implementation of FTI and data acquisition system installations
Coordinate with manufacturing, engineering, and airworthiness
Provide aircraft test operational support by directing on-board calibrations, data system operation, and troubleshooting
Identify component operational characteristics that may impact system performance and or sustainability
Support deployed flight test operations
This role will involve international travels on occasions in order to support flight test campaigns.
Qualifications & Experience
Engineering degree or equivalent professional experience
Minimum 5 years experience in FTI engineering within an aerospace OEM company environment
Knowledge of sensors, data acquisition, recording and telemetry systems
Experience with aircraft certification programs through the entire design, development & certification lifecycle (EASA/FAA Part 23 or 25)
Experience working in an EASA Part 21J Design Organization, or international equivalent
Knowledge of aircraft systems and test equipment utilized in flight and ground test activities
Knowledge of airborne systems engineering for safety critical systems (SAE ARP 4754/4761)
Knowledge of airborne telemetry systems, DGPS, trailing static cones and other specialist flight test equipment
Knowledge of sensor selection and installation (strain gauges, pressure transducers, load cells, displacement transducers, thermocouples, etc.)
Working knowledge/exposure to data processing and various software tools
Familiarity with the following bus formats: ARINC-429, RS-232/422/485 and Ethernet base data buses (HSDB)
Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English
Eagerness to work with others
Passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission
The ideal candidate would have
Experience working in an aerospace start-up environment
Direct experience with early-stage formation of a complete FTI solution
The position may be filled before the last application date, as we process the applications on an ongoing basis. Welcome with your application today!
Be part of the electric aviation revolution
Full compliance with laws and regulations
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.