Flight Test Engineer

Flight Test Engineer

Industrie diverse
  • Dauerstelle - Vollzeit
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  • Region Zurich / Schaffhausen
  • Art des Vertrags Dauerstelle - Vollzeit
  • Tätigkeitssektor Industrie diverse


For our client, developer of efficient and sustainable aircrafts who is located in Dübendorf, we are looking for an individual as

Flight Test Engineer

The earliest start date is as soon as possible (full time, permanent employment).


  • Test plan and flight card development
  • Monitoring flight test parameters
  • Hands-on modification and tracking configuration changes of the aircraft
  • Calibrations and setup of flight test instrumentation
  • Flight test telemetry monitoring
  • Post flight analysis and test report writing
  • Flight test data system support and post processing
  • Flight test data flight control, handling qualities, and aerodynamic analysis• Provide data driven recommendations to the design and simulation team

Erforderliches Profil

  • B.S. in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or a relevant discipline
  • Experience in flight test instrumentation calibration methods
  • Experience in electrical power systems
  • Experience in VTOL and/or fixed-wing fly-by-wire envelope expansion flight test methods
  • Experience of aircraft lower level and higher level flight control systems
  • Experience in flight control system stability margin analysis
  • Experience with flight physics simulation and flight test data correlation
  • Data-driven, excellent problem solving, and communication skills
  • Easy to work with, adaptable, open-minded, and a team player attitude
  • High level of English language proficiency: speaking, reading, and writing
  • Comfortable with envelope expansion flight test risk management

Nice to Have:

  • 5+ years of work experience in flight testing
  • Knowledge and experience in tilt-rotor and/or VTOL aerodynamics, flight controls, and handling qualities envelope expansion and certification flight testing
  • Experience with aircraft certification processes
  • Private pilot's license with 100+ flight hours (airplane and/or helicopter)
  • Passion for R/C model or drone building and flying
  • Experience with engineering flight physics simulation development
  • Knowledge in computer programming, C++, Python
  • Experience with UAV hardware• Experience with CAD tools and additive manufacturing

Application process:

Interested? You can find more information here: Infopackage. Please apply via the "Bewerben" button below and answer all questions, otherwise we will be unable to process your application.


  • Agentur GPP AG - GLOBAL RECRUITMENT - +41 44 266 50 25
  • Veröffentlicht am 12. Mai 2022
  • Berater-in Marijke van Engelenburg