Are you interested in exciting development projects in the field of unmanned aerial systems (UAS)? We are looking for a motivated engineer (m/f/d) with experience in the field of flight control as well as software affinity for the development and optimisation of autopilots in our aircraft!

Your tasks:

  • Design, implementation and testing of software for flight control of unmanned aerial systems
  • Simulation of system components in hardware and software-in-the-loop environments
  • Supervision of specifications and tests in the development process
  • Support for integration into software systems and hardware
  • Creation of accompanying documentation


  • Degree in aerospace engineering, preferably with a focus on flight mechanics and flight control, or comparable
  • Experience in the use of Matlab Simulink as well as Stateflow
  • Experience in software development under Linux and for embedded systems
  • Familiarity with software development tools Git, CMake, Eclipse
  • Basic knowledge of C++, knowledge of Python desirable
  • Independent and result-oriented work in a team
  • Fluent German and good English skills

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


We offer you a challenging job in an exciting and international market of the future. What you should bring with you is a high degree of personal responsibility and willingness to perform. At Rheinmetall, you will find recognition, attractive remuneration and a secure and long-term perspective. We attach great importance to the compatibility of career and family. We look forward to your experience and expertise to drive the future of mobility and security together with motivated colleagues.

At our location in Penzberg, we offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Attractive remuneration and 30 days holiday per year
  • Exciting, interdisciplinary and international projects
  • A corporate culture that promotes professional and personal development
  • Employee benefits, e.g. employee share purchase programme or corporate benefits platform
  • Free parking facilities


Digitalisation, networking, cyber – the Electronic Solutions division covers the entire chain of effects in the system network: from sensors and the networking of platforms and soldiers to the (partially) automated connection of effectors. This is complemented by solutions for protection in cyberspace. Other fields of activity of this Rheinmetall division include comprehensive training and simulation solutions, to which the company contributes over 40 years of experience. Furthermore, there are operator solutions for aircraft. The division is divided into the following business units: Air Defence & Radar Systems, Integrated Electronic Systems and Technical Publications.

As an integrated technology group with more than 25,000 employees worldwide, the listed Rheinmetall AG stands for a strong, internationally successful company that operates in various markets with an innovative range of products and services. As a renowned development partner and direct supplier to the global automotive industry and a leading international systems provider for security technology, Rheinmetall draws on its high level of expertise in its basic technologies to address long-term megatrends, identify viable new markets with high growth potential and develop innovative solutions for a safe and liveable future. The focus on sustainability is an integral part of Rheinmetall's strategy. The company aims to achieve CO2 neutrality by 2035.


Responsible contact person:
Ms Bär

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