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 work closely with the Autonomy team. 

The Autonomy team is a highly-skilled team, responsible for teaching the Lilium Jet how to fly on its own. Whether you are working on the definition of autonomous systems and related technologies, the agile software and hardware development, system integration or our co-ordination with regulatory partners, you'll have the chance to shape the future of autonomous transportation in an entirely new field. 

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 concept definition and evaluation to hardware selection and integration, to coordination with the authorities regarding the legal and operative framework. You will also have the chance to actively shape and setup the processes and tools of the Autonomous Flight team.
Your Day to Day:
  • Define the functional architecture of next the generation autonomous flight stack
  • Support the build up of our internal Autonomy Team
  • Integration of autonomy components into the avionics and flight control systems
  • Coordinate with potential partners and authorities
  • Actively help shape processes of the respective department
  • Work on any ad hoc projects or tasks
Your Profile:
  • 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 AI concepts and their capabilities
  • Knowledge of sensor fusion techniques and demonstrable experience of their application
  • 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

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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