10 — 10 — 2023
  • Engineer
  • Full- or Part-Time
  • Mödling, Austria

Apeleon is an aerospace company specializing in the design, manufacturing, and operation of uncrewed aircraft (UA) for civil applications. With a strong focus on innovation and cutting-edge technology and strong partners and customers, we have established ourselves in the aviation industry. As we continue to grow our company and push our innovations to the market, we are seeking a talented and experienced ELECTRIC SYSTEMS ENGINEER – PROPULSION & ENERGY SYSTEM (ALL GENDERS)

As an Electric Systems Engineer for our propulsion and energy systems, you will play a critical role in the architecture, development, and implementation of systems. You will play a key role in a small, fast-moving team of engineers to ensure the seamless integration of propulsion and energy systems in our UA.

Your tasks

  • Designing, developing, and integrating inhouse-solutions or/and selecting, modifying, and integrating COTS solutions for our low and medium voltage electric powertrain and energy systems
  • Define requirements and specifications for our electric powertrain and energy systems, ensuring compatibility and optimal performance
  • Elaborate interfaces between in-house developed and COTS systems
  • Design and manufacture electromechanical interconnections and complex electrical harnesses
  • Produce unitary and pre-series prototype bundles
  • Test electric systems and support flight test crew
  • Documenting work, specifications, and test procedures
  • Task planning and coordination with other departments e.g., mechanical design
  • Staying up-to-date with industry trends and advancements

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or a related field
  • Proven experience (>3 years) in the related field, preferably in the aerospace or UAS industry
  • Experience with battery systems, high power electronics and/or electric motors
  • Experience with testing of electric systems (e.g., batteries at cell and pack level)
  • Experience with soldering and wiring
  • From time to time available to work extended hours and/or weekends if needed
  • Proficient in English

 Desired – if we are allowed to make a wish!

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or a related field.
  • Proven experience (>5 years) in the related field, preferably in the aerospace or UAS industry.
  • Experience with PCB design and assembly
  • Fluent in German

 Soft Skills – do we fit together?

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a hands-on, proactive approach to challenges.
  • Go-minded attitude and be excited to learn new and novel technologies and techniques.
  • Respectful interaction with colleagues, customers, and partners.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Keep your work area clean, tidy and organized.

If you do not meet all the requirements and/or your past experience does not align with our requirements, we strongly encourage you to apply anyway.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workforce. We think that a diverse team is crucial to follow a creative, innovative, and future-driven approach.

We offer flexible working times with possibility to work on individual tasks remotely.

The collectively agreed minimum salary is EUR 40,414/year (full-time). The actual package will be determined by job related knowledge and experience. Participation in our ESOP (Employee Stock Options Program) is possible. We offer great opportunities for professional growth and development within a dynamic and innovative environment.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant work samples to jobs@apeleon.com. We will review applications on a rolling basis and give you feedback as soon as possible.


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