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Electrical System Engineer (H/F)

Job description

NovPower is a start-up created in early 2018 with the objective to develop highly reliable electric propulsion systems for recreational aviation.

We are now seeking a motivated and self-driven Electrical System Engineer with entrepreneurial mindset to lead electric propulsion system developments.


Role and responsibilities

As the Electrical System Engineer, you will be responsible for the definition of the electrical architecture of the electric propulsion system and for the overall integration of the various components into the system.

This includes :

  • Being responsible for requirements documentation and checking compliance to it
  • Leading and coordinating component developments
  • Leading procurement activities of off-the-shelf equipment
  • Managing interface between the different components
  • Coordinating the integration of the various components taking into account the constraints imposed by the aircraft manufacturer
  • Writing the test program covering prototype testing up to flight test campaign


  • Master in Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics
  • 5 to 10 years of professional experience
  • Proven experience in electrical system design and prototyping
  • Experience in power electronics and energy storage is an asset
  • Ideally past experience in electric mobility
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Proactive, target oriented with problem solving capabilities
  • Fluent in French or English, with good knowledge in the second language


What we offer

  • Motivating project at the forefront of technology
  • Agile environment
  • Opportunity to take responsibilities in a growing structure


Additional Information

Work Location : Saint Genis Pouilly (01) close to CERN

Entry Date : April 2020

If interested, please submit your CV to