Beyond Aero

Hydrogen and Energy Systems Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
February 22, 2023

✈  About us: We believe that aviation will only be electric in the next decades, and that we need to make this transition happen as soon as possible. Beyond Aero is a startup of 20 passionate people currently building a two-seater hydrogen powered flying aircraft demonstrator. Meanwhile, we are designing a business aircraft able to reach 1000 miles.


✈   Subject: Lead the first Beyond Aero aircraft hydrogen system architecture definition

  • Technical ownership and delivery of Hybrid Hydrogen Fuel-Cell and Battery energy supply system from end-to-end. In particular, specification of requirements for fuel-cell, battery, and hydrogen tank in correspondence with aircraft mission.
  • Lead modelling and simulation of fuel-cell, battery, and hydrogen tank - as well as testing procedures to validate these models
  • Define structural requirements of fuel-cell housing, Hydrogen tank, and battery pack in correspondence with aircraft mission and CS-23 crashworthiness requirements.
  • Lead integration of Hydrogen system between other subsystems within powertrain
  • Lead systems and component level simulation and design of fuel-cell and hydrogen tank system
  • Lead systems and component level simulation and design of fuel-cell and hydrogen tank system
  • Participate in test requirement definitions for Hydrogen fuel-cell and tank system
  • Scope and engage with suppliers for hydrogen tank, fuel-cell, and battery according to the technical requirements of the project
  • Build out Hydrogen Systems team
  • Co-define safety requirements for Hydrogen systems with Testing Leads

Job Requirements

✈   About you:

  • Master’s Degree (or higher) in Aerospace, Energy, Chemistry, Engineering or any other directly relevant engineering field required
  • Experience doing innovation project development experience within process industries, industrial gas companies, Automotive industry (ie: CNG/H2)
  • Hands-on experience in design of high-power(>100kW) fuel-cells. Experience with batteries or pressure vessels a plus.
  • Leadership and excellent communication skills, team spirit, empathy and experience leading and empowering teams of engineers
  • Excellent understanding of general design principles and technical correlations
  • Curious, autonomous, ambitious and willing to break codes / An attraction for entrepreneurship

✈   Apply: Send an email to with your resume, projects/portfolio and lines of motivation with the job title as the email subject.

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