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Senior Systems Engineer – Electric Aircraft

Dovetail Electric Aviation is leading the regional and general aviation industry into an exciting new, sustainable era by enabling aviation operators to fly commercially viable regional routes in nil emission, electric powered aircraft.

In Dovetail we are a team of passionate individuals who work closely together. Sustainability and integrity are our ethos and make up our core values. We combine agility with innovation. We are work in Australia and Spain to put both places on the global map of electric aviation. This is an extremely exciting opportunity as the sector of electric aviation is poised for massive growth. Dovetail is uniquely positioned to be one of the global leaders, thanks to our partnerships with airlines and critical suppliers.


  • Degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical, Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 4 years of Systems Engineering experience in requirements lifecycle management, system definition (hardware and software) and development for aerospace application or similar safety-critical industry
  • Aerospace experience is a must
  • Experience with broad array of engineering tools / languages including MatLab, Simulink, LabView, Python or C++
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and follow-up skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively with others
  • Proactive personality, problem solver not shy of facing new challenges in an unstructured environment
  • Passion for sustainability and clean energy technology development
  • Ideally, previous experience and knowledge of battery and fuel cell systems for aviation


  • Be involved in systems engineering activities for the integration and qualification of our integrated electric aircraft platforms, including development of specific components
  • Use systems engineering skills, identify program requirements, verification methods, analyses plan and qualification and test programs
  • Work with internal and external teams, customers and suppliers, throughout our product development cycle, to manage requirements plan, system validation and verification.
  • Support Certification documents preparation
  • Support the validation and verification plans execution for DO-178, DO-254, DO-311 and CASA and EASA regulatory compliance
  • Review compliance of design to specifications and requirements, review conformance of project documents to requirements
  • Manage the requirements change process, identifying customers’ priorities and recording conflicts between individual requirements
  • System design and build of rig for ground testing integrating SIL and HIL
  • System Controller development with MatLab (Simulink) or advanced programming languages
  • Development of testing regime including supporting documentation and data collection
  • Development and integration of HMI for ground rig control and flight deck display for onboard systems

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