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

Operations Manager with a pioneering spirit (m/f/d)

Your responsibilities

  • Assume responsibility for drone flights (pilot in command)
  • Technical contact for customers, suppliers, business partners and colleagues
  • Process monitoring for maintenance/service
  • Collaboration on technical matters of customer projects
  • System development and analysis
  • Project management


Your profile

  • Completed technical training (mechanical / electronic / IT)
  • 2-3 years of experience in service (customer service in IT/software/aviation)
  • Experience with drones and in a UAS environment
  • Knowledge of relevant technologies and trends in the UAS environment
  • Drone operator’s licence (certificate pursuant to Section 21a (4) sentence 3 (2) of the German air traffic regulations and proof of extended knowledge)
  • Sound knowledge of IT / electronics and relevant technologies (hardware and software)
  • Leadership experience
  • Capacity for teamwork and creativity
  • Perceptiveness, ability to implement tasks
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to resolve conflict
  • Induction training and support of staff members
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Time and self-management
  • Independent, responsible working methods
  • 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