As a leader within the development operation, you will work on the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) of tomorrow. In doing so, you will be responsible for and lead the area of electronic and mechanical sample and prototype construction, which you will also support operationally through your hands-on mentality.

Your tasks:

  • Disciplinary and technical leadership of highly qualified technicians and engineers
  • Coordination and prioritization of activities within the prototyping department
  • Technical consulting of the different development disciplines
  • Development of solution concepts and execution of tests, with the aim of realizing a series solution
  • Organization of the timely and professional production of sample and prototype components and their integration into the test environment
  • Support of ground and flight tests in close coordination with the development and test team
  • Further development of employees as well as improvement of processes, procedures and tools


  • Completed studies in the field of mechatronics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or comparable technical training
  • Several years of professional experience preferably in the aviation sector
  • Hands-on mentality as well as practical experience in the integration of devices or comparable
  • Experience in the technical leadership of employees
  • Analytical, structured and conceptual thinking and approach
  • Very good communication skills
  • Very good German and good English skills, both written and spoken

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 creative and dynamic working environment in which challenging and exciting tasks await you: innovative solutions for the future of mobility and safety. As a group with a history and a future, we offer you a secure job and the prospect of long-term development. 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 safety together with motivated colleagues.

At our location in Penzberg, we offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Attractive compensation and 30 days of vacation per year
  • Exciting, interdisciplinary and international projects
  • A corporate culture that promotes professional and personal development
  • Employee benefits, e.g. employee share purchase program 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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