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Section Lead - Avionics

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.

We are now looking for a team lead to join our Avionics team in Gothenburg.
Do you have a passion for Avionics and want to contribute to a more sustainable future?

Your mission

The Section Lead - Avionics has responsibility for the Integrated Avionics System including primary and secondary avionics. You will report to the Head of Avionics Systems. Your place of work will be at our main office located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

You will be responsible for providing technical leadership and guidance to the team. As a team leader, you will assist with organizing the team activities.

You will take part in program/technical reviews as well as customer/supplier meetings, ensuring the engineering definition meets all stakeholder requirements. You will also ensure adherence to all engineering processes/standards, and participate in design reviews to meet certification, cost, and schedule goals.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Experience of systems integration such as communications, navigation, surveillance, recording and control & indication, air data, recorders etc. (ATA 23, 31 & 34, 45, 46).
  • Experience with aircraft avionics system certification (EASA/FAA Part 23 or 25).
  • BS or MS in engineering (Electrical/Electronics).
  • Minimum 13 years experience with integrated avionics systems.
  • Experience with aircraft avionics system certification (EASA/FAA Part 23 or 25).

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Airborne hardware and software development assurance processes (RTCA DO-178 & 254) is a bonus
  • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles for safety critical systems (SAE ARP 4754/4761) is a bonus
  • Working knowledge of certification programme is a bonus
  • Working knowledge of qualification RTCA standards (DO-160) is a bonus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Eagerness to work within a team environment and to lead a team
  • A passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission

The position may be filled before the last application date, as we process the applications on an ongoing basis. We recommend you submit your application in English as soon as possible as selection and interviews are held continually.

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 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.

Working at Heart Aerospace is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world more accessible and sustainable. Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together!

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! Visit our career site and check out what it is like working at Heart.

Heart Aerospace 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.

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