Software Engineer, HMI & Simulation

Swiss based Dufour Aerospace is developing an eVTOL platform based on tilt-wing technology to make future manned and unmanned electric and hybrid electric aircraft a reality. Dufour’s prototypes have already flown many hundreds of flights – both manned and unmanned. The combination of VTOL operation, aircraft design and software development expertise puts Dufour Aerospace at the forefront of Advanced Air Mobility.

About the role

You will be responsible for developing human-machine interfaces (HMI) for all our aircraft, and for our simulation platforms. Working location for this role is Zurich, Switzerland.


  • HMI, HUD, EFIS development.
  • Flight control inceptor evaluation and integration.
  • Extension of our UnrealEngine-based simulation platform (creation of new environments and mission scenarios, visual and audio fidelity improvements).
  • Evaluation of new technologies (HUD systems, projectors, motion platforms, VR, etc).


  • 3+ years development experience with UnrealEngine.
  • Solid knowledge of C++, Python.
  • Comfortable with 3D modeling software such as Blender.
  • Understanding of real-time graphics pipelines and optimization.
  • Good eye for visual fidelity.
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Motivated and self-directed work ability.


  • Passion for aviation and sustainable technology.
  • Experience with secure real-time communication protocols.
  • A hands-on problem-solving approach to engineering.

Dufour Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, gender identity, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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With over 30 years of experience in Swiss commercial helicopter operations, we understand the real world requirements of VTOL aircraft. Our engineering team with years of aircraft construction experience is building aircrafts for rugged operations in harsh environments. Our patented combination of proven aerodynamic concepts with the latest technology makes our aircraft rock solid with unparalleled performance.