Open new horizons with HHLA Sky. Show our customers their undreamt-of potential with a revolutionary, globally scalable drone system that makes the industrial application of autonomous drones in lower airspace easy. The system can reliably control more than 100 drones beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) at once. This allows companies to immediately start up drone operations all over the world, making them more efficient and opening up new opportunities. We’re looking for a Hamburg-based

Drone Pilot / Service Technician with a pioneering spirit (m/f/d)

Your responsibilities

  • Carry out drone flights at our clients’ sites both in Germany and abroad, including set-up and dismantling, transport and control activities (pilot in command)
  • Service support including pre-flight and post-flight control, payload control, data evaluation and preparation, and MRO of drones, workshop and hangar
  • Conduct tests related to operational security as well as handling and maintaining drone technology
  • Collaboration on preparing development work; recognition and implementation of potential to optimise, identification and development of future fields of activity and integration of new components and drones in the existing system
  • Support of the workshop including set-up and process development, handling of tools and measuring instruments, materials warehouse management
  • Assumption of various tasks in service management as contact for internal and external customers, provision of telephone, email and web software support, collaboration on set-up of service management system


Your profile

  • Completed technical training (electronics/automation technology), ideally supplemented by further training as a technician, or comparable qualification
  • Experience in comparable position with drones or UAS is desirable
  • Drone operator’s licence (certificate pursuant to Section 21a (4) sentence 3 (2) of the German air traffic regulations and proof of extended knowledge)
  • Knowledge of relevant technologies and trends in the UAS environment
  • Sound knowledge of IT/electronics and relevant technologies (hardware and software)
  • Capacity for teamwork, conflict resolution skills and strong communication skills
  • Perceptiveness, ability to implement tasks
  • Organisational skills, time and self-management
  • Passion for drones and a hands-on mentality
  • Willingness to work flexible hours depending on the order situation
  • Confidence in the use of standard software
  • Good English skills
  • Class B/3 drivers’ licence and willingness to drive vehicles


We offer you

  • A responsible position in a start-up with the resources and experience of an established company
  • A strong team in which the exchange of experience is highly valued
  • The opportunity to contribute to the positive development of a company in a growth market
  • A high degree of individual responsibility and creative freedom


Who are we?

A start-up with an international outlook and a subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), a leading European port and transport logistics company with a focus on innovative technologies and efficient digitalisation.

Ready? Take off with us into the future of the drone business.
Apply by email to with the relevant documentation, your desired salary and your earliest possible starting date.

Bei St. Annen 1
20457 Hamburg