Scientific activities / projects

SORA-Based System Architectures

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Duration of contract

3 years


According to the German TVöD 13

Type of employment

Full-time (part-time possible)

The system architectures of aerial vehicles change rapidly in the age of unmanned air traffic. The DLR develops a technology demonstrator for the autonomous fright transport via air in sparsely populated areas. This demonstrator shall have an innovative system architecture, which encourages a permit to fly via SORA with a low SAIL.

As part of your scientific work, you will develop and implement innovative approaches for system architectures to achieve safe autonomous aerial vehicles, which can be operated beyond visual line of sight. This shall be tested in flight tests.

Your work environment will be our dynamic and innovative department. Besides the high level of team spirit, you can expect an excellent infrastructure with the latest equipment and development environments. We actively support you in advancing your professional and scientific career.

Your qualifications:

  • Master degree from computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or similar disciplines
  • Experience in embedded systems through employment, education or theses.
  • Very good spoken and written English and good German skills
  • Experience in development methods and standards for safety-critical systems, preferably in avionics domain
  • Experience in model-based architectures for embedded systems
  • Experience in SysML or UML

Your benefits:

Look forward to a fulfilling job with an employer who appreciates your commitment and supports your personal and professional development. Our unique infrastructure offers you a working environment in which you have unparalleled scope to develop your creative ideas and accomplish your professional objectives. Our human resources policy places great value on a healthy family and work-life-balance as well as equal opportunities for persons of all genders (f/m/x). Individuals with disabilities will be given preferential consideration in the event their qualifications are equivalent to those of other candidates.

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Umut Durak
Institute of Flight Systems

Phone: +49 531 295-2907

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