A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. Every day we are pushing the very boundaries of technology and customer experience to deliver something that has never been done before.  
What we do here is hard, but then very few things worth achieving are easy. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with our world-class team of more than 300 leaders, experts and engineers who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.  
We’re also passionate about diversity: we want you to come as you are, no matter your background. As long as you share our desire to push the limits of what’s possible, you’ll fit right in.  


Your role and your team: 

You will report directly to the Head of Flight Control Laws and work closely with  the Flight control laws team.

The Flight Control Law Team is focused on the development, flight testing, and certification of the entire Lilium flight control system. 

Your role will be focused around the development, flight testing, and certification of the flight control system. This includes control law feature development, validation and verification activities, as well as the preparation and evaluation of flight tests. As a senior flight control law engineer you will leverage your experience for the certification of Lilium’s flight control laws and for the guidance of junior team members. In this position you will actively shape the development and growth of the flight control law team.


Your Day to Day:

  • Review and technical approval of flight control law modifications
  • Strong contribution in certification activities 
  • Further enhancements of the flight control laws
  • Safety, performance, and handling quality assessments of the flight control laws
  • Preparation and support of flight test activities, analysis of flight test results
  • Contribution to analyses and trade-off studies together with chief engineering
  • Coaching and mentoring of junior team members
  • Actively shaping the processes and frameworks of the flight control law team
  • Ad-hoc tasks and troubleshooting 


Your Profile:

  • M. Sc. in aeronautics/engineering/physics/informatics or similar degree
  • Min. 10 years of professional experience in flight control development, fly-by-wire systems
  • In depth experience with flight system dynamics, flight control, linear control systems
  • Profound experience with the certification of flight control laws
  • In depth experience with flight testing of highly controller augmented aircraft
  • Very good skills in Matlab/Simulink
  • Good skills in project management and team coordination
  • Strong motivation to help build and shape your organisation, structures and processes
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomously
  • Target-oriented, driven work style with analytic problem solving skills required
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial


Life at Lilium: 

Our HQ is designed to make working at Lilium as comfortable as possible. We’ve got the basics covered with ample parking and free transport links to local stations, but it’s also a fun place to work, with shared working spaces, rooms with sofas and hammocks, and a rooftop terrace where you can watch planes taking off all day long. Finally, we’re big believers in the idea that your health is central to your happiness, so we’ve invested in providing an extensive gym, free yoga sessions, bikes you can borrow to cycle round our campus, a relaxation room and three free meals a day. 



In order to build a world-class team, we welcome people from all over the world. From free language tuition to relocation assistance and visa sponsorship, we’ll support you on every step of your journey.  

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

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