Senior Electronics Developer (m/f/d)

  • Weiterstadt
  • Permanent
  • 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 Senior Electronics Developer (m/f/d) to join our Team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Requirements analysis and concept design (including component pre-selection).
  • PCBA design (including component selection), layout, and manufacturing (prototypes).
  • Integration, verification, and validation of designs.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues, if required, hands-on.
  • Optimize for a robust design that fulfills the reliability, performance, and environmental requirements.
  • Prepare associated documentation and manuals.
  • In-service support for designs.
  • This position requires on-site work and thus cannot be fully remote.
  • Project management for component development.
  • Liaise with stakeholders (internal and external).

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Communications Engineering, or Mechatronics.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in the field of electrical hardware (HW). development, preferably in aerospace or automotive.
  • Expert in troubleshooting and design optimizations.
  • Handling laboratory equipment and testing.
  • Knowledge of EMI-compliant design.
  • Knowledge of power network compatibility.
  • Experience with embedded programming (in C/C++) is a plus.
  • Deep knowledge of electronic components.
  • Experience in PCB design.
  • Experience with Electronic Design Automation (EDA) programs (KiCad, Altium is a plus).
  • Knowledge of PCB design standards (IPC).
  • Experience with automotive or airborne electronic hardware development standards, e.g., aviation regulations and standards DO-254 and DO-160.
  • Experience with environmental testing as the hardware (HW) responsible.
  • Experience with Git is a plus.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Specialized in one of the following fields:
    • Knowledge of signal processing and interfaces (UART, CAN, SPI, I²C, Ethernet, etc.).
    • Knowledge of telecom interfaces (RF communication).
    • Knowledge of microcontrollers, especially ARM Cortex.


What you bring as a perfect candidate:

  • You are a team player.
  • You have a can-do mentality.
  • You can structure your work in an efficient and transparent way
  • You believe that technology can have a positive impact on society and our future.
  • Innovative. We create space for ideas and love to use the newest technologies.

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.

  Parking Lot

  Employee Discount

  Employee Events

  Dogs Allowed

  Working From Home

  Good Traffic Connections

  Flexible Working Hours

  Company Laptop

  Food Allowance

  Sport and Fitness Options

  Company Doctor