System Engineer - IMA

  • Lilium
  • Munich, Germany
  • May 17, 2020

Job Description

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. Every day we are pushing the very boundaries of technology and customer experience to deliver something that has never been done before.  
What we do here is hard, but then very few things worth achieving are easy. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with our world-class team of more than 400 leaders, experts and engineers who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.  
We’re also passionate about diversity: we want you to come as you are, no matter your background. As long as you share our desire to push the limits of what’s possible, you’ll fit right in.  


Your role and your team: 

This role is a senior position and will report to our Head of Software Engineering and will contribute, as part of an integrated cross functional team, to the architecture, design, certification and delivery of the Lilium Jet.

You will have a chance in shaping the future of mobility by not only defining the real-time computer network airborne system, but also developing and certifying components in co-ordination with regulatory partners/suppliers.

You will take responsibility for the development of subsystems and components and ensure their compliance to safety standards.


Your Day to Day:

  • Develop next generation avionics solution for eVTOL aircraft
  • Take the ownership of Integrated Modular Avionics system and manage its whole implementation cycle
  • Perform system planning activities, define requirements for subsystems and components
  • Define incremental certification and reuse concept
  • Work together with other departments and external suppliers to find the simplest and most elegant solutions

 Your profile:

  • BA/MA in Aerospace Engineering, Software Engineering
  • At least 7 years of experience in ATA42 system development, civil sector is a strong plus
  • Experience in leading and completing the certification of an IMA platform according to DO-297
  • Deep knowledge in ARINC-653 operating systems, aerospace communication protocols and networks
  • Supplier management experience
  • Involvement in EASA/FAA (or other similar national agencies) audits
  • Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills required
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, Fluent German or any other language would be beneficial

Life at Lilium: 

Our HQ is designed to make working at Lilium as comfortable as possible. We’ve got the basics covered with ample parking and free transport links to local stations, but it’s also a fun place to work, with shared working spaces, rooms with sofas and hammocks, and a rooftop terrace where you can watch planes taking off all day long. Finally, we’re big believers in the idea that your health is central to your happiness, so we’ve invested in providing an extensive gym, free yoga sessions, bikes you can borrow to cycle round our campus, a relaxation room and three free meals a day. 



In order to build a world-class team, we welcome people from all over the world. From free language tuition to relocation assistance and visa sponsorship, we’ll support you on every step of your journey.  

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



Will sponsor Visa



51-200 employees  

Climate Impact Statement

Lilium develops an on-demand air mobility service, enabling a world where anyone can fly anywhere and anytime.