In this position you have the exciting opportunity to work on the Autonomy System of the Lilium Jet, teaching our planes how to fly on their own.
Your responsibilities will range from the technical details involved in the development and certification of Autonomous Flight and related subsystems, to the coordination with the authorities regarding the legal and operative framework.
Lilium welcomes people from all over the world. We are a multinational company and happy to support our new top talents with relocation. We have helped our new hires to meet their Visa criteria and successfully settle in Munich.
Your Day to Day:
Support the definition of the functional architecture for next generation autonomous flight systems
Support the build up of our internal Autonomy Team
Lead the coordination of requirements for autonomous flight with the authorities
Coordinate the requirements with potential partners
Actively help shape processes of the respective department
Work on any ad hoc projects or tasks
M.Sc./PhD in Robotics, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering or similar degree
Extensive experience with autonomous system, preferably aerial robotics
Experience with environmental perception and self-localization algorithms
Sound knowledge of current autonomy concepts and their capabilities
Clear communicator and team player
High level of self-reliance and an autonomous target-oriented work style is a must
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
Welcome to the future
Elegance, speed, comfort and sustainability – fusing to a new form of traveling. The Lilium aircraft is the only means of transportation that can meet the demands of future mobility and therefore shape it now. We are introducing the world's first electric vertical take-off and landing jet. Our ambition is to engineer, manufacture Lilium Jets, as well as create an end to end air transportation service on demand, operating around the world.
Lilium is a globally acclaimed Startup creating a revolution in personal transportation and e-mobility with secured funding and proven technologies (several flying prototypes). To date, the company raised over 100 million USD from two rounds of funding, with global top VCs and funds backing the company’s vision. We are a highly energetic and ambitious team with world-class investors who value outstanding talent, serious creativity and elaborate innovation.
At Lilium, you will work with the world´s most talented engineers, designers and thought leaders to revolutionize the way people travel. We apply an exceptional breadth and depth to our work, we are incredibly focused onto our mission and we are therefore looking for people like us who are continuously striving towards perfection. If you, too, are filled with the insatiable need to grow, to innovate and to create don‘t hesitate to grasp this exclusive opportunity.
Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on competence, performance, and business needs