CycloTech GmbH is a technology company with start-up character in Linz. With our CycloRotors, we develop a new, sustainable, highly manoeuvrable, and environmentally accepted eVTOL propulsion solution for the 21st century. We re-invent flying and make individual air mobility as normal as driving a car – opening the sky for everyone.

Flight Test Engineer and UAV Pilot (m/f/d)

The Flight Test Engineer (FTE) will be responsible for all on ground and flight-testing activities of our demonstrator UAVs. In this role you will be responsible for planning, developing, preparing, executing, and documenting the results of the flight test campaigns (both Indoor and outdoor), as well as development of relevant procedures/processes. In addition you will be supporting flight test campaign as an optional UAV Pilot, as well as:

  • Preparation of flight test programs, flight test orders, including risks/hazard identification and mitigation strategies and other reports as per flight test campaigns
  • Evaluating results from flight test campaign phases using post processing flight data analysis tool and incorporating lessons learned into future test activities
  • Ensure real time and post test data analysis and create clear, concise, and accurate test reports
  • Track and document UA status (preparation, assembly, test, Inspection, disassembly)
  • Supervise test vehicle configuration, conformity, and overall test preparation
  • Integrate test requirements coverage, test approaches, and cost/time estimation across the company
  • As optional UAV pilot, perform safe flights on UAV as per the flight test campaign
  • Bachelor/Master's degree in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Mechatronics
  • Minimum 3 years of flight-testing experience in aviation industry
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a UAV pilot with expertise in the relevant technologies and trends in the UAV and UAS field
  • Drone pilot competency certificate in subcategories A1, A2, and A3 (EASA regulation)
  • Fluent communication in English
  • Experience In flight testing of complex Systems
  • Experience in flight testing of aviation products or experience with certification testing Is of advantage
  • Experience with USA or EU aviation regulation Is a plus
  • Strong problem solving and interpersonal communication skills
  • Accurate and conscientious way of working
  • Ability to work in a team
Job Benefits
  • Exciting and challenging development work on a revolutionary technology in a young dynamic team
  • Short decision-making processes and varied tasks
  • An international team
  • Flexible working hours and home office
  • Team events: BBQs, happy hours, teambuilding activities
  • Annual full-time based salary for the position is € 55,000 gross. We are willing to pay above the stated salary, final offer will be based on market level as well on individual qualification and experience

We are looking forward to your application! Please send it to the e-mail address:

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
Franzosenhausweg 53a, Linz, 4030
Base Salary
€55,000 Per year
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