PhD Student (m/f/d)

  • Weiterstadt
  • Fixed-Term
  • Full-time

Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals!

We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our drone technology saves and improves lives every day.

Currently, we are looking for a PhD Student (m/f/d) to join our Team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop state-of-the-art solutions to unsolved problems related to Wingcopter’s product development in at least one of the following fields
    • AI
    • Robotics
    • Data science
  • Embed and compare the developed approaches in the current state-of-the-art methods including – among others – public benchmarks.
  • Prepare results and write scientific papers to be published at international high-level conferences.
  • This position cannot be fully remote.

What You’ll Need:

  • Outstanding M.Sc. degree in computer science or related discipline (e.g., AI, machine learning, statistics or cognitive science, computational physics, applied mathematics) with focus on AI and/or robotics.
  • Experience in handling of standard tools for software development (GIT, CI, etc.) and Code Reviews.
  • Topic-specific knowledge of programming languages like C/C++/Python/… and development frameworks like PyTorch/Tensorflow/ROS/…
  • Previously worked in an agile environment (Scrum, SAFe) is a plus.
  • Creative problem-solving and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel.

What you bring as a perfect candidate:

  • You are a team player.
  • You have a can-do mentality.
  • You believe that technology can have a positive impact on society and our future.

What We’ll Offer:

  • A highly motivated team
  • The exciting life of a fast-growing tech startup
  • The opportunity to develop and implement your own ideas
  • The active promotion of your personal and professional development
  • The chance to have a positive impact through your work

At Wingcopter, we strive to create an inclusive corporate culture where everyone is treated with respect and trust, irrespective of origin, gender, identity, age, religion, background or role within the company. We are convinced that a diverse environment is the best breeding ground for innovative, sustainable and forward-looking solutions to major challenges.

  Company Doctor

  Company Laptop

  Flexible Working Hours

  Health Promotion

  Working From Home

  Dogs Allowed

  Employee Events

  Employee Discount

  Parking Lot

  Retirement Pension Plan