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Certification Manager

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Aviation

Full-time

202213

Istanbul

We at AirCar, pioneering the transition to sustainable urban air mobility by developing electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs).

 

We don't do things the way they’ve always been done. Motivated by a sustainable future, we work with an inclusive environment in which everyone explores their true potential to carry humanity for the next era of urban mobility.

 

We don't have a corporate hierarchy and bureaucratic conventions but open communication and a collaborative working environment. By promoting innovative and disruptive culture, anyone with the energy and focus to solve hard problems has a seat at AirCar. Join our team to build the future, together.

Job Description:

Certification Engineer / Manager will perform certification tasks to start EASA and FAA airworthiness approvals for AirCar Cargo drone under JARUS and AirCar aircraft under Part 23 & 27

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and develop certification plans
     

  • Collaborate with the regulatory authority (FAA & EASA) and internal engineering team to establish the certification basis for the AirCar cargo drone following JARUS and AirCar aircraft following Part 23 & 27
     

  • Assist the team with drafting Issue Papers and Whitepapers as necessary for proposing Methods of Compliance, Equivalent Levels of Safety, or required special conditions
     

  • Support the development of the Design Organisation Handbook procedures
     

  • Create DOA documents (including certification plans / reports, compliance demonstration plans / reports, accomplishment instructions, manual supplements and Instructions for Continued Airworthiness)
     

  • Interface with company staff and external suppliers/sub-contractors to support certification requirements
     

  • Representing the company in meetings with authorities as well as taking part in international working groups and committees.
     

  • ​Interpreting airworthiness requirements and advising the various departments in all matters related to airworthiness and certification 

What you get out of this job:

  • Contribute directly to the future of aviation

  • Build up new things from scratch

  • Growth and learning opportunities in a new emerging trillion-dollar industry

  • No corporate hierarchy and bureaucracy. The best idea wins

  • Flexible work time

  • Attractive salary package

  • Company stock options based on performance

Requirements:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in engineering

  • Solid experience in aviation

  • Prior experience in an engineering or program management role

  • Experience working on type certification of an aircraft from concept to issue of a type certificate under 14 CFR Part 23/27 or CS 23/27 or equivalent regulations

  • Prior experience on cert projects with significant software and complex hardware elements

  • Understanding of aircraft system certification per SAE ARP4754A

  • Experience with certification under 14 CFR 21.17

  • Knowledgeable on SAE ARP4761, RTCA DO-160, DO-178 and DO-254

  • Experience working with regulatory agencies to certify aircraft features or functionality which are not covered by existing FARs

  • Knowledge of JARUS guidelines is preferred

  • Experience in requirements management tools (such as DOORS)

  • Self-starter with the ability work both autonomously and as part of a team, hands-on attitude

  • Good writing and speaking skills in English, excellent communication, negotiation skills

  • Available to travel, if/as required