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Who we are

SkyFive is start-up company with well-established industry partnerships worldwide. We are the specialist for inflight connectivity based on Air-to-Ground (A2G) technology. Our team has led A2G from early research to large-scale implementation in more than 30 countries in Europe. We are looking to quickly grow our team in Germany with people who are enthusiastic about connecting aircraft and want to work on a new borderline between aviation and telecommunications.

What we offer

We are at the cusp of a connectivity revolution in aviation – you will be part of a fast-growing company right from the start, and develop through exciting tasks, by applying your creativity and taking over responsibility quickly. We work as one team without hierarchies and offer flexible working hours. Our positions are permanent and attractively salaried.

Ready for take-off?

Then please email us your full application to careers@skyfive.world.

Current job openings

Overview

The global A2G momentum is on, with key aviation markets looking at the success of the European Aviation Network and launching similar national initiatives. We are looking for a Director Corporate Development who will oversee the global expansion of SkyFive from the financial investment and M&A perspective, and who is excited to become part of our journey of fundamentally reshaping the inflight connectivity ecosystem.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop strategic options for SkyFive to expand into strongly growing aviation markets worldwide, with focus on financial models, partnering with key players of the telecommunications and aviation ecosystem, investor relationships, and M&A
  • Assess the financial impact as well as opportunities and risks of these options
  • Manage the business & financial due diligence process with prospective investors
  • Contribute to the implementation of new subsidiaries and Joint Ventures
  • Closely coordinate and align activities with Market Development Directors in the key regions

Qualifications

  • Proven professional experience at an investment bank, consulting firm, private equity firm, venture capital firm, or corporate development group
  • Successful track record of negotiating commercial or investment deals
  • Fully energized to work in a dynamic start-up environment and shape the business hands-on
  • Additional experience in the fields of telecommunications or aviation a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

Overview

We are looking for a forward-looking and innovative thinker with a passion for transforming technology research into real-world innovations in the field of 4G/5G air-to-ground communications, the exciting interface between cellular wireless communications and aviation. The ideal candidate wants to grow with our company and perform own research while building and managing SkyFive’s research team and activities.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Take ownership of SkyFive’s research activities in 4G/5G cellular technologies for aircraft air-to-ground connectivity
  • Investigation of underlying principles as well as directly implementable improvements and optimizations for the evolution of current solutions
  • Definition of SkyFive’s research domains and strategy
  • Responsible for staffing and management of SkyFive’s research team
  • Creation of intellectual property and patents
  • Manage SkyFive’s contributions to publicly funded and collaborative research projects
  • Representation of SkyFive at technology and standardization events
  • Communication with parties within SkyFive and external parties such as customers, suppliers and partners

Qualifications

  • Detailed knowledge of wireless cellular 4G and 5G technologies
  • Experience in 4G/5G system simulations and performance optimization
  • Experience in managing publicly-funded or collaborative research projects
  • Experience in aviation and aircraft communications is a plus
  • Master’s degree in telecommunications or related fields, PhD preferred
  • Languages: Proficiency in English, German is a plus

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Planning and execution of internal technology projects as well as in our first international customer projects in the field of inflight connectivity
  • Create Project Management Plans for the projects in line with project management processes and best practices
  • Responsible for driving our projects to successful completion in line with planned cost, time and quality
  • Continuously monitor project execution, follow up on actions and manage risk
  • Define and manage resource allocations for the projects
  • Strategy and governance responsibility for the projects
  • Manage internal and external project reviews
  • Communication with parties within SkyFive and external parties such as  customers, suppliers and partners

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in project management in the fields of telecommunications or aviation
  • Solid understanding of project management processes
  • Project management certification (PMP or equivalent) is preferred
  • Languages: Excellent proficiency in English, German is a plus
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • International experience is preferred

Haven't found a position that matches your profile, but still enthusiastic about connecting the skies?

Then send us your application anyhow, together with your area of expertise and motivation to join the team.