Advanced Flight Control Laws Engineer

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Bristol, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-04-25

Category: transportation

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About the company:

Revolutionising urban air mobility and electrifying air travel


Join the Flight Control Laws Team based in Bristol as an Advanced Flight Control Laws Engineer and help us to achieve our mission of pioneering electric aviation.

What success will look like for you, as an Advanced Flight Control Laws Engineer?

As an, Advanced Flight Control Laws Engineer, you will be responsible for acting as the “brains of the aircraft” and interfacing with almost every other team at vertical, along with understanding and managing (often comparing) stakeholder requirements. You will have the opportunity for involvement with many aspects of Flight Control Laws development from requirements definition through to simulation, Flight Test, and requirements validation and verification.

You will be working in a close-knit and agile team, working within the Digital & Flight Systems squad at Vertical and supporting the continued development of our in-house expertise, specialist knowledge and capabilities.

What we would like you to bring

We want you to be successful in your role, in order to achieve this, you will need to have proven experience in the management of Flight Control Laws requirements, including the definition of new system-level requirements to EARS standard (or equivalent). Additionally, you will need good skills/knowledge of developing tools in MATLAB and you will and you will be comfortable with Simulink and have an appreciation of Model-based design and best practices concerning the use of Simulink. Ideally you will have gained this experience from either Aerospace or Automotive sectors. You will also have a BS/MS/PHD in Aerospace Engineering/Computer Science/Computer Engineering or a related field.

What can you expect from us?

We're on a mission. Where others see limits, we see opportunity, and we work at pace. Working at Vertical isn't your average role but for those seeking a challenge, a flexible, supportive organisation and an incredible team; working here is an opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our approach promotes ingenuity and courage, while our environment builds success through diligence in safety and being open in the way we work. The only way we're going to assure the next chapter of aviation history is by working as a team, relentlessly, towards our goal.  

Our benefits

Our people matter - we're not going anywhere without them. Which is why our company benefits go beyond the essentials.

  • 26 days holiday, plus bank holiday
  • 5 extra days per year to buy (or sell)
  • 5 extra days holiday when you get married or enter a civil partnership
  • Additional 4% of your salary to spend on extra benefits
  • Award-winning digital health and wellbeing service (Help@Hand)
  • Company Share Scheme - open to every Vertical employee
  • Company Pension Scheme - 5% and we match it
  • Breakfast on us, every day

We may just be the hardest job you've ever had, but we're confident it will be the most rewarding. Join the team today and help us shape the future of Advanced Air Mobility.

Disclaimer Statement

We encourage you to apply even if you may not have all the experience listed in the advert. We recognise that talent comes in various forms and we are committed to providing opportunities that create an environment of growth, diversity, and inclusion for everyone. As part of our desire to review and make our processes fair, we may ask you questions related to these aspects during the application process. For more information on how we will use your data, see our Legal section.

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