Software Developer Control Station (m/f/d)

Full-time position – Starting date: asap – Location: Weiterstadt/Germany
Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals!

We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our drone technology saves and improves lives every day.

Currently, we are looking for a Software Developer who supports the Flight Operations Department with the further development of our Control Station.

 What You’ll Do:

  • Cooperate in the formation and structuring of a software development team
  • Develop a multifunctional flight planning and flight control software with user interface
  • Develop a backend fleet management software
  • Work closely with the system engineering team and the software development teams (e.g. flightcontrol software), as well with the user experience design team
  • Perform hardware-in-the-loop tests and support the flight test department
  • Assume responsibility for the documentation and verification of the software development for the authorization by the aviation authority
  • Support the customer and companies’ own flight operations departments

What You’ll Need:

  • Experience in the development of an UAS ground control software on MavLink basis, e.g. QGroundControl is a plus 
  • Profound programming skills in C/C++ and at least basic knowledge in script languages
    (preferred python) 
  • Experience in handling of standard tools for software development (GIT,CI, etc.) 
  • Experience in model flying or manned flying is a plus 

What you’ll bring as a perfect candidate:

  • You are a team player.
  • You have a can-do mentality.
  • You believe that technology can have a positive impact on society and our future.

What We’ll Offer:

  • A highly motivated team
  • The exciting life of a fast-growing tech startup
  • The opportunity to develop and implement your own ideas
  • The active promotion of your personal and professional development
  • The chance to have a positive impact through your work
  • An extraordinary working environment