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Senior Systems Engineer - Thermal Managment System 



Software Engineering
Munich, Germany
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience.

As part of a team, you will tackle challenges and deliver something that has never been done before. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with a world-class entrepreneurial team of more than 800 people who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.

You will always act with safety and integrity in mind and embody our core behaviors of efficient and positive collaboration, ownership of time, continuous improvements and, ultimately delivering results.

We thrive on diversity and creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities currently working hard to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life.

Your role and your team:

We are looking for an outstanding Senior Systems Engineer with electrical engineering background to join our innovative team that will shape the future of urban e-mobility. This position will contribute, as part of an integrated cross-functional team, to the architecture, design, and delivery of the Lilium Jet. In particular, this will include the development of the electrical aspects of the Thermal Management System (TMS) implemented into our e-VTOL.

We are looking to reinforce our TMS team with a senior level professional, able to cover electrical development aspects. The Senior Systems Engineer is part of an interdisciplinary integrated project team responsible for the complete development of electrical aspects of the TMS from architecture definition, through design, verification and certification up to the delivery of the Lilium aircraft.

You will have an opportunity to shape the future of mobility by not only defining TMS, but also by developing components and co-ordinating with regulatory partners and suppliers. Building upon your expertise you'll play a key role in bringing our innovative aircraft to life.

Your Day to Day:

  • Electrical systems design of the air conditioning and liquid conditioning systems using equipment rated up to 1000 VDC.

  • Specification of system, subsystem, and component requirements, interface management and detailed design

  • Support supplier discussion on E&E development topics and equipment qualification

  • Network and component modelling and simulation, especially regarding electrothermal and transient behaviour

  • Support of flight testing activities, including analysing data from vehicles and laboratories and drawing conclusions

  • Performance of troubleshooting, debugging and root cause analysis on vehicles and laboratories

  • Specification of laboratory testing

Your Profile:

  • Minimum 10 years of aerospace experience, with good knowledge of a Part 21J design organisation environment.

  • Experience with aircraft vehicle systems development including collaborative system development with TMS applications preferred

  • Experience with systems engineering principles (SAE ARP 4754/4761) and airborne hardware and software development processes (RTCA DO-178 and 254)

  • Experience with certification of aircraft systems, especially coordinating with regulatory authorities and producing certification plans, compliance documents, V&V and test plans

  • Strong knowledge of standards and good practices in electrical wiring, printed circuits, EMC, bonding, insulation, and related electrotechnical components and materials

  • Skilled in electrical network modelling and analysis

  • Skilled in supporting experimental testing of systems and vehicles, including debugging and data analytics

  • Experience with environmental test standards (RTCA DO-160, MIL-STD-810, MIL-HDBK-310) including Electromagnetic Environmental Effects

  • Experience with managing suppliers

  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomous

  • Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills are required

  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial


Want to know more? Then view our 'Why join Lilium' page!

Life at Lilium:

The wellbeing of our employees is a high priority. In our HQ we have many initiatives such as free healthy food and drinks, free in-house gym and health days. In remote offices we offer online opportunities to stay connected and develop yourself as well including our culture club, learning terminal, Employee Assistance Program and many more.

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.