Lead Systems Engineer

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Contact:

    Lee Howard

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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You will utilise your knowledge and experience to solve systems engineering problems and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Key Job Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Capturing, understanding and documenting the customer's system requirements

  • Creating system designs which specify control, display, monitoring and built in test functions for implementation in electronic hardware and software

  • Design avionics systems architectures in co-operation with aircraft manufacturers

  • Create model-based designs using state-of-the-art computer aided engineering tools

  • Creating and performing systems tests

  • Perform avionics system analysis, modelling and simulation

  • Perform system safety analysis, including hazard assessment and fault tree analysis

  • Develop requirements for systems test facilities

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • An appropriate degree or HND in Engineering, Mathematics, Applied Physics, similar subject, or equivalent experience

  • Experience of the systems design lifecycle within aerospace or a similar industry

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE): tools, techniques, and methods

  • Experience in an avionics, automotive, or similar embedded systems development environment.

  • Experience of creating avionic system designs, for implementation in hardware and software

  • An understanding of embedded software and / or hardware engineering

Desired Characteristics:

  • Use of requirements management tools e.g. DOORS

  • Use of system design and modelling tools (e.g. MATLAB Simulink, SCADE, VAPS, EA, Artisan OOA)

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, possess strong problem solving and solution building skills and be an effective team player with the ability to communicate across all functions within the business.

Lead Systems Engineer - Cheltenham