Electronic Engineer (m/w)

ELEKTRA SOLAR - R&D Department


Landsberg am Lech, Bayern

About Elektra Solar

Elektra Solar is facing the challenge of stratospheric manned and unmanned flight with solar-powered and emission-fee Aircraft. Elektra Solar is an official spin-off of the DLR (German Aerospace Center) Institute For Robotics and Mechatronics.

For the development of the airborne and ground electronic components and systems (power supply systems, flight control computers, digital control and interface boards) we are looking for an electronic engineer.


  • Design and testing of the prototypes
  • Hardware/software co-design
  • Optimization of the prototypes (energy consumption, weight reduction)
  • Design of the concepts for redundant, failure tolerant systems
  • Support for the installation and taking into the operation of the complete     aircraft systems
  • Support for the certification of the electronic components and systems


The candidate should fulfill the following requirements:

  • Master study in electronics or similar
  • Practical experience in design of digital embedded systems
  • Solid experience in low level hardware programming
  • Knowledge in FPGA programming

The practical knowledge and experience in the following fields will be appreciated:

  • Electronics design for the aircraft systems
  • Design and certification of hardware systems according to DO-256
  • Electrical motors and motor controllers
  • Battery management systems
  • Thermal management for electronic systems

We offer

We offer a varied activity in an exciting company with tradition and future potential. You receive a lot of creative freedom and responsibility for your work right from the start. Due to the size of the company, your work has a direct impact on the company's success. The short development cycles allow you to see the results of your work in real flying systems after a short time. You work in a collegiate team with open communication at all levels. An attractive, performance-oriented salary completes the offer.

Your application

Send your application to ulf.kern@elektra-uas.de


Am Penzinger Feld 15
86889 Landsberg am Lech

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Landsberg am Lech, Bayern

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