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Senior Network Engineer - IT/OT (m/f/d)



Bruchsal, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Company Description

We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with its full-scale Volocopter (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As a Senior Network Engineer - IT/OT at Volocopter, you are part of the IT’s Network Operation Center (NetOps) and manage and optimize the processes and infrastructures that enable our multicultural and innovative team to decisively shape our vision of the future of mobility. You will be responsible to maintain operations, but also deliver projects.

  • You will design and implement a state-of-the-art, global network architecture, and respective management procedures
  • As Senior you will ensure delivery and continuous improvement of the Network Operation Center and its team
  • You will maintain transparency across service availability and performance as well as foster efficient event management
  • You translate business requirements into IT specification and implement solutions according to overarching design principles
  • One focus area will be the Operational Technology (OT) within our Production, basis for our smart production
  • You optimize and implement latest technologies as well as troubleshoot escalated issues (2nd level support)
  • You set-up and maintain technical documentations and user manuals

This position can be filled at one of our locations in Germany (Bruchsal (Karlsruhe/Heidelberg region) or Munich).


Check in your professional skills:

  • Degree in IT or training as an IT specialist
  • 5+ years of professional experience in comparable positions
  • Experience in the implementation of connected/embedded production systems using Operational Technology (OT) (Modbus / Profinet / EtherNET (CIP))
  • Versed knowledge in cross-site network infrastructure design and monitoring (SSE, ZTN, SD-WAN, Azure Virtual WAN, BGP, etc.)
  • Reliability, ability to work in a team and high customer orientation paired with an independent way of working
  • Very good communication skills in English

Preferred skills:

  • Knowledge in the design, operation, and management of on-prem and cloud network infrastructure
  • Experience in running Network Operation Centers and managing a small team, needed processes and budget

Additional Information

Our Offer:

  • Fast-growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we stand for inclusion for all. We believe that diversity drives innovation and in building a culture where difference is valued. Come and join us on our journey!