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Head of Autonomous Flight

Lilium, Munich

The Lilium Jet All-electric. Affordable. With the Push of a Button.


The Role:                                            

In this position you have the exciting opportunity to build up the Autonomy System of the Lilium Jet from scratch, teaching our planes how to fly on their own. As the Head of Autonomous Flight you will be reporting directly to one of the co-founders. Your responsibilities will range from functional concept and architecture definition, to coordination with the authorities regarding the legal and operative framework. You will build up a team to support the development of all autonomy functions and setup the processes and tools of the Autonomous Flight team.
 
Lilium welcomes people from all over the world. We are a multinational company and happy to support our new top talents with relocation. We have helped our new hires to meet their Visa criteria and successfully settle in Munich.
 
 
Your Day to Day: 
  • Develop and evaluate the autonomy concept and manage the complete development life cycle from requirements definition to Qualification and Certification
  • Support functional design on aircraft level in order to build a seamless integration of the autonomy system with the aircraft system
  • Coordinate and set up potential partners and authorities
  • Build, train and develop Autonomous Flight Team
  • Actively shape processes of the respective department
 
Your Profile:
  • M.Sc./PhD in Robotics, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering or similar degree
  • Extensive experience with autonomous system, preferably aerial robotics
  • Experience with environmental perception, prediction and self-localization algorithms
  • Sound knowledge of current AI concepts and their capabilities
  • Knowledge of sensor fusion techniques and demonstrable experience of their application
  • Experience in leading and building a team of engineers
  • Clear communicator and team player
  • High level of self-reliance and an autonomous target-oriented work style is a must
  • Target-oriented, driven work style with analytic problem solving skills required
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial

 

Welcome to the future

Elegance, speed, comfort and sustainability – fusing to a new form of traveling. The Lilium aircraft is the only means of transportation that can meet the demands of future mobility and therefore shape it now. We are introducing the world's first electric vertical take-off and landing jet. Our ambition is to engineer, manufacture Lilium Jets, as well as create an end to end air transportation service on demand, operating around the world.

Lilium is a globally acclaimed Startup creating a revolution in personal transportation and e-mobility with secured funding and proven technologies (several flying prototypes). To date, the company raised over 100 million USD from two rounds of funding, with global top VCs and funds backing the company’s vision. We are a highly energetic and ambitious team with world-class investors who value outstanding talent, serious creativity and elaborate innovation.

At Lilium, you will work with the world´s most talented engineers, designers and thought leaders to revolutionize the way people travel. We apply an exceptional breadth and depth to our work, we are incredibly focused onto our mission and we are therefore looking for people like us who are continuously striving towards perfection. If you, too, are filled with the insatiable need to grow, to innovate and to create don‘t hesitate to grasp this exclusive opportunity.

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on competence, performance, and business needs

About Lilium

About us Lilium is a disruptive aviation start-up based in Munich. Co-founded in 2015 by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Patrick Nathen and Matthias Meiner, the team brings together international world-class engineers and designers. The group shares the vision of a completely new type of individual transportation and is dedicated to develop and build the world’s first fully electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet. An estimated range of up to 300 km and a top speed of 300 km/h, along with zero emissions make it the most efficient and eco-friendly individual means of transportation of our time. By providing ultra-redundancy, the Lilium Jet will also set new standards in safety. Lilium aims at liberating towns and cities from today’s congestion and pollution, with people able to come and go freely, vastly expanding the radius of their everyday lives.

Want to learn more about Lilium? Visit Lilium's website.