Advanced Electrical Systems Engineer

12 days ago
Full time role


Vertical Aerospace builds technology to revolutionize how people fly, by making air travel personal, on-demand, and carbon-free. Since its inception ...

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Job Description

Join the Powertrain Team based in Bristol as an Advanced Electrical Systems Engineer and help us to achieve our mission of pioneering electric aviation.What success will look like for you, as an Advanced Electrical Systems Engineer?

As an, Advanced Electrical Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for defining, delivering and testing electrical power architecture and protective systems for use across multiple voltage levels (e.g. 800V, 28V and  12V-5V, DC and AC). This will be a hands on role, where you will have autonomy to apply creative thinking to develop innovative solutions to complex electrical powertrain system distribution challenges. You will be working closely with a variety of engineering teams, both in-house and external suppliers.

It goes without saying, you will need excellent communication and integration skills, as you will be in charge of  identifying potential risk, project deviations and communicating these to your stakeholders, as well as setting clear objectives for external suppliers and partners and managing these through to successful delivery. You will report directly into the LV/HV IPT Lead and be a key member of the powertrain team, supporting the continued development of our in-house expertise, specialist knowledge and capabilities.

What would we like you to bring.

We want you to be successful in your role, in order to achieve this, you will need to have proven experience with “800V energy storage and distribution systems”, or similar, along with electrical distribution and protection systems.

Additionally, you will need good skills / knowledge of verification and certification processes, as well as good working knowledge of regulatory certification and qualification standards. Ideally you will have gained this experience from either Aerospace or Automotive sectors.

What can you expect from us?

We're on a mission. Where others see limits, we see opportunity, and we work at pace. Working at Vertical isn't your average role but for those seeking a challenge, a flexible, supportive organisation and an incredible team; working here is an opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our approach promotes ingenuity and courage, while our environment builds success through diligence in safety and being open in the way we work. The only way we're going to assure the next chapter of aviation history is by working as a team, relentlessly, towards our goal.  

Our benefits

Our people matter - we're not going anywhere without them. Which is why our company benefits go beyond the essentials.

  • 26 days holiday, plus bank holiday
  • 5 extra days per year to buy (or sell)
  • 5 extra days holiday when you get married or enter a civil partnership
  • Additional 4% of your salary to spend on extra benefits
  • Award-winning digital health and wellbeing service (Help@Hand)
  • Company Share Scheme - open to every Vertical employee
  • Company Pension Scheme - 5% and we match it
  • Breakfast on us, every day

We may just be the hardest job you've ever had, but we're confident it will be the most rewarding. Join the team today and help us shape the future of Advanced Air Mobility.

Disclaimer Statement

We encourage you to apply even if you may not have all the experience listed in the advert. We recognise that talent comes in various forms and we are committed to providing opportunities that create an environment of growth, diversity, and inclusion for everyone. As part of our desire to review and make our processes fair, we may ask you questions related to these aspects during the application process. For more information on how we will use your data, see our Legal section.

Vertical Aerospace builds technology to revolutionize how people fly, by making air travel personal, on-demand, and carbon-free. Since its inception ...

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