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Instrumentation Engineer



Software Engineering
Munich, Germany
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience.

As part of a team, you will tackle challenges and deliver something that has never been done before. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with a world-class entrepreneurial team of more than 800 people who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.

You will always act with safety and integrity in mind and embody our core behaviors of efficient and positive collaboration, ownership of time, continuous improvements and, ultimately delivering results.

We thrive on diversity and creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities currently working hard to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life.

The Role:

As Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer, you will be working in our growing Flight Test Team, reporting to the Engineering Manager-Flight Test Instrumentation, and aiding in building up the flight test infrastructure here at Lilium.

You will be responsible for supporting technical and operational activities related to instrumentation specifications, design of installation and wiring diagrams, sensors calibration, harness manufacturing and installation, documentation and conformity.

Your Day to Day:

  • Communicate with different Engineering teams to define appropriate instrumentation requirements.
  • Communicate with Production Organization to align on manufacturing and installation activities.
  • Support instrumentation design activities
  • Provide general instrumentation specifications (sensors, diagrams, calibration, data validation, data tracking, data recording, etc.).
  • Evaluate instrumentation installations for functioning and safety.
  • Define, produce, and maintain FTI processes and procedures (metadata handling, measurements control, calibration, etc.).
  • Documentation of performed work.
  • Specific projects and tasks assigned by management.

Your Profile:

  • Sc/M.Sc/M.Eng or equivalent degree in system engineering, electrical engineering or a related field required.
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in a flight test environment.
  • Experience with Part 21 certification process for FTI installations.
  • Advanced knowledge of airborne data acquisition and record systems.
  • Profound knowledge of sensors (accelerometers, RTDs, strain gauges, pressure transducers, etc.) and airborne test systems (ADS, differential GPS, cameras, etc.).
  • Experience with manufacturing, production and quality beneficial
  • Experience with procurement activities and system beneficial.
  • CAD software experience beneficial.
  • High level of self-confidence, with the ability to work in a team as well as autonomously.
  • Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills required.
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, German language skills would be beneficial.


Want to know more? Then view our 'Why join Lilium' page!

Life at Lilium:

The wellbeing of our employees is a high priority. In our HQ we have many initiatives such as free healthy food and drinks, free in-house gym and health days. In remote offices we offer online opportunities to stay connected and develop yourself as well including our culture club, learning terminal, Employee Assistance Program and many more.

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.