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Section Lead - Flight Control Systems

  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2023
  • Gothenburg
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2023
  • Gothenburg

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

The Section Lead is a principal engineer level position, and reports to the Head of Flight Control Systems. The Section Lead has responsibility for the Primary Flight Control System and Flight Control System Architectures.

You will be responsible for providing technical leadership of the section team. As a team leader, you will also assist with organizing the section.

You will also represent the section at 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

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Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

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

  • Minimum 15 years experience in aircraft flight control and auto-flight systems

  • Experience with primary flight control system 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

  • 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

  • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles for safety critical systems (SAE ARP 4754/4761)

  • A pilot’s license

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

Gothenburg
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