Software Developer Flight Control (m/f/d)
Full-time position – Starting date: asap – Location: Darmstadt/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 Flight Control Software.
What You’ll Do
- Cooperate in the formation and structuring of a software development team
- Develop and modify a px4 FlightStack
- Refine the Guidance-Navigation-Control-Algorithms
- Work closely with the development department and the software development teams (e.g. ground control software)
- 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 embedded development (realtime application), ideally on px4 and/or APM flight stack
- 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.)
- Knowledge of aeronautical engineering (especially flight mechanics) is a big plus.
- Knowledge of development and admission standards, e.g. RTCA DO 178, is a plus.
- 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 (we have our own swimming pool!)