Electric Power Network Architect (f/m/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2021-0130

This is what drives you

You have a clear idea of what you want: To contribute to the vision of safe and energy-efficient flying, in a team of like-minded aviation enthusiasts who are determined to shape the future of aviation.

This is what you can do

  • Systems Engineer responsible for High Voltage Architecture for Research and Technology Projects
  • Definition of high voltage network for hybrid-electric aviation propulsion system
  • Electric network behavior, equipment requirements to operate safe electric power
  • Serve as subject matter expert for aircraft high voltage power electronics, electrical system designs/architectures, supporting innovative and creative design solutions.
  • Develop system requirements for electrical systems based on project objectives.
  • Design architectures that safely and effectively meet requirements.
  • Specify, plan, prepare and execute system functionality verification tests
  • Design system-to-system components and processes to connect key components including fuel cells, motor, battery charging, sensor selection, system safety, etc.
  • Support the development and optimization of high voltage components.
  • Advance the knowledge of the integration of Power Electronics Converters with associated components/subsystems e.g. electrical machines, power network, energy storage systems with the goal of optimizing overall system performance in relation to the specifics of the applications.
  • Maintain a good understanding of ‘state-of-the-art’ in power converter component technologies e.g. new power devices, passive devices and components, magnetics, bus bar, cooling technologies and thermal management solutions, embedded systems (hardware and firmware), EMC, gate drives, sensors, 3D printing etc. Actively work with suppliers to mature these technologies as required.
  • Develop component, subsystem and system level models in order to enhance the team’s ability to accelerate design, development and testing activities.
  • Support the achievement of department objectives aligned with global objectives
  • Some international travel is expected (<10%)

You’ll bring this with you

  • Master’s Degree or Diplomingenieur in Electric, Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering
  • 5 - 10 years’ experience in aerospace or relevant industry
  • Familiar with EASA Part 21J and CS-25/FAR 25, and experience with at least one aircraft development program (preferred)
  • FMEA/FTA/FHA and understanding of 2x.1309
  • Experience working with RTCA/DO-160, DO-178C and ARP4754A
  • Familiar with requirement management, validation and verification of electric systems
  • Experience with Model Based System Engineering is beneficial
  • Fluent in English. Fluency in German or additional languages is beneficial
  • Excellent team spirit, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of structuring and organizing work in efficient and effective manner
  • Strong analytical skills, hands-on mentality
  • Creativity and the ability to act independently
  • Technical problem-solving and decision-making ability

This is who we are

We are an aircraft manufacturer with a strong heritage looking to continue our story. Headquartered to the west of Munich, we are recognized by international aviation authorities as a development, manufacturing and maintenance company, That is why today we are focusing our full energy on developing and manufacturing a new generation of technically advanced aircraft in Germany. Share with us the vision and ambition to drive the transformation of flying and to make our contribution to safe and energy-efficient air transport.

We are looking forward to your application!

Deutsche Aircraft GmbH
Human Resources
Airport Oberpfaffenhofen
82234 Weßling - Germany
www.deutscheaircraft.com/careers