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System Engineer - Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL)



Other 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.

System Engineer – Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL)

Are you a talented HIL Developer Engineer? Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey at the forefront of the aerospace eVTOL technology? If the answer to both questions is “yes”, you ended up on the right Job Description for you!

We at Lilium are on the lookout for an exceptional Hardware-in-the-Loop Developer Engineer to join our vibrant team and help us with the development of the cutting-edge Test Rigs for component, systems an aircraft level testing!

Here at Lilium you will find a passionate group of innovators who are aiming to revolutionize the aerospace industry as we know it, introducing new concepts and technologies to support the development and certification of an astonishing electrical Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft: the Lilium Jet! And as you can imagine, all these new technologies, new components and advanced systems require to be tested in a laboratory before flying the sky: that is exactly why we need your help and expertise!

Your Day to Day:

· Unleash your skills and creativity as you design, develop and maintain cutting-edge HIL system that will support the redefinition of the aerospace landscape, support the verification activities a component / system and aircraft level!

· Collaborate with a brilliant team of multidisciplinary experts to translate complex system requirements and use cases into advanced Test Rigs Specifications that will guide the design and development of the HIL!

· Bring simulations to life by implementing, validating and verifying HIL simulation environments for various aerospace systems, from flight controls, to avionics or propulsion systems

· Showcase strong electrical and electronic skills to support the electrical design of boards (i.e. signal conditioning) and to enable the integration of electrical systems within HIL setups.

· Unite the realms of simulation and reality as you integrate real-time simulation hardware with real aircraft components such as electronic control units, sensors and actuators, to achieve unparallel level of aircraft representativeness in a laboratory environment!

· Embrace the role of a problem-solving guru, fearlessly troubleshooting and debugging Test Rigs (HIL) identifying potential issues and supporting us in unleashing the full potential of our project!

· Collaborate synergically with a larger team of brilliant software engineers, visionary chief engineers, talented modelling & simulation engineers to continually enhance our Test Rigs and final product to achieve unprecedented excellence.

· The cherry on top: if you really are the perfect candidate and have also experience in software development for FPGA (VHDL), utilize your expertise to enhance our electrical engine simulation models!

Your Profile:

· You have at least 5 years of experience with HIL development.

· You can harness the power of HIL simulation tools (hardware and software)! Experience with Simulink is mandatory, experience with Simulink Real Time and Speedgoat hardware is a strong plus.

· You have strong electrical and electronic skills

· You have experience with digital communication protocols (e.g. CAN, CAN FD, Ethernet, SPI, UART, ARINC-429, ARINC-825, Time Triggered Ethernet..).

· You have experience with aerospace systems (flight control system, avionics system, propulsion system, energy systems..) as a plus, but not mandatory

· You have experience with the complex world of aerospace standards and regulation as a plus, but not mandatory

· You can show strategic-thinking, target-oriented and have analytic problem-solving skills.

· You are a Team player!

· Fluent English language skills are essential, Fluent German or any other language would be beneficial.

What we offer:

You will be working in a really dynamic and multi-cultural environment where you will interact with experts from all over the world, people that share a passion: to make a difference and aim to change the world!

But there is more, of course: we offer also a really interesting compensation package, that includes a competitive salary and bonuses along with 30 vacation days, discounts and benefits offered monthly by the company.

Flexible work is obviously allowed, but when you are on-site enjoy your life in the office taking advantage of the free coffee and lunch provided by our wonderful canteen and if you put on some weight because of this.. make good use of our free gym whenever you want! And before going home, remember to disconnect your car from the free EV charging station!

What are you waiting for? Join us in shaping the future of aviation as we push boundaries, break barriers and create of the next generation of aerospace systems and aircrafts!

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.