Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Test Development Engineer



Software Engineering
Kemble, Cirencester GL7, UK
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

At ZeroAvia, we’re clean sky thinkers. For the world to achieve truly clean, guilt-free flight, we need a scalable solution; hydrogen-electric powertrains. As a leader in zero-emission aviation and a UK Jet Zero Council member, we’re designing and commercialising hydrogen-powered solutions that will positively impact the future of aviation, global connectivity, and the world.

You will become a solution-focused champion in our high-velocity culture. We value results and efficiency and prioritise achieving our mission most effectively and innovatively possible. You’ll be part of our unified team to create solutions and solve problems, If you’re eager to take radical ownership and are unafraid to ask questions or challenge the status quo, then we want you to be part of our Clean Sky Thinking.

Role Overview

We are looking for talented, hands-on test-engineers to join our dynamic team of development engineers and scientists.


  • Planning and execution of tests of fuel cell systems, hydrogen systems and their associated subsystems and components, from development testing, through to verification and validation, as well as certification tests.
  • Planning, design of required test rigs, including sensor and data acquisition, as well as test specific features, like power take-off, torque take-up, heat rejection, etc.
  • Working closely with suppliers, contractors, and partners to procure, build and commission test rigs on time and on quality.
  • Take ownership of component and subsystem testing
  • Work closely with system engineers and design engineers to define testing requirements.
  • Work closely with external suppliers and partners to define external testing requirements of components and subsystems.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of the requirements and methods for showing compliance to certification standards.
  • Support air-vehicle-level integration and tests
  • Exercise critical thinking and innovative problem solving