Head of Hardware and Software Engineering - Aerospace

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Head of Hardware & Software Engineering - Aerospace

Location: Austria

Type: Full-time, Hybrid

About Us

iO Associates are currently partnered with an aerospace technology company with a startup mindset, specialising in cutting-edge aviation solutions.


  • Master's degree or PhD in electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, embedded systems engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience designing and developing hardware and software systems for aircraft
  • Deep understanding of embedded systems and electrical motors in the aerospace context.
  • Proven track record in leading complex engineering projects from concept to completion.
  • Proficient in English.

Job Description

As the Lead Hardware & Software Engineer, you will:

  • Oversee the design, development, testing, and integration of cyclo-rotor (eDrive and rotor) hardware and software components, including motors, sensors, controllers, algorithms, and interfaces.
  • Apply industry standards (DO178, DO254, ARP4754) to ensure safety, reliability, and quality of their patented rotor systems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including aerodynamics, structures, simulation, systems engineering, certification, testing, and customer engagement.
  • Provide technical guidance to team members and fellow engineers.
  • Report to the Head of Engineering and actively participate in meetings and reviews.
  • Prepare and present technical reports and documentation.
  • Utilise tools like MATLAB/Simulink, C/C++, Python, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Git, and Gitlab.
  • Continuously learn and adapt to new technologies.