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Senior Flight Control System 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 Senior Flight Control System Engineer to help us design and develop a unique flight control system and control functions. The flight control system will employ electrical signalling and actuation (FBW). This will be a broad role covering design, analysis, and testing.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

  • BS or MS in engineering (Aerospace/Aeronautics/Controls/Electrical).

  • Minimum 10 years experience in aircraft flight control and auto-flight functions development.

  • Experience with flight control functions design (ATA27).

  • Experience with aircraft Flight Control System certification (EASA/FAA Part 23 or 25).

  • Working knowledge of Airborne hardware and software development assurance processes (RTCA DO-178 & 254).

  • Practical experience in a test rig or iron-bird environment: Instrumentation and data acquisition; LabView programming; Flight Control System testing at system and aircraft level.

  • Practical experience with control system modelling, simulation, analysis, design, and implementation. Linear and non-linear model development, open-loop and closed-loop system analysis for optimization, model-based requirements development using MATLAB/Simulink or equivalent tools, and validation and verification by means of test cases and results analyses.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English.

  • Eagerness to work with others.

  • Passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission.

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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