Senior Systems Engineer - Flight Control Systems

Senior Systems Engineer - Flight Control Systems

  • Systems Engineering; Requirements Management; Design Analysis; Modelling; Simulation; MBSE

  • Defence; Aerospace; Technology; Engineering; Military; MOD

  • £40,000 - £50,000 + excellent benefits

  • Rochester (flex working available)

As a member of the team in one of the world's leading defence, security and aerospace companies, you will be part of the development and supply of products across a diverse mix of commercial and military platforms; Head Up and Head Worn Displays, Safety Critical Pilot Control and Flight Control Systems.

We are looking for experienced and talented Senior Systems Engineers to join us in the creation of a wide range of state-of-the-art products whilst developing themselves and supporting others to become subject matter experts and leaders in systems engineering.

Your role will involve; Understanding operational scenarios and complex customers' needs to specify and manage requirements at multiple levels. Steering new and improved systems development through implementation whilst making use of best practice systems lifecycle processes alongside techniques such as Learn First and Agile. Providing a role model to others with clear technical and strategic guidance, coaching and nurturing talent in other engineers.

Your skills and qualifications:

  • Proven experience developing systems in relevant product markets and/or domains, such as control systems, real time displays or other safety related systems, containing multiple technical disciplines such as electronics, mechanics, optics and/or software.

  • Proven experience in requirements management, design analyses, modelling and simulation, using tools such as DOORS, Siemens Polarion, Enterprise Architect, MATLAB and/or Simulink and design methodologies such as SysML

  • Proven experience in integration, test and verification of real time and/or safety related systems, with understanding of safety assessment processes including how these processes influence the design

  • The ability to build and maintain effective networks across the community including customer and/or supplier liaison experience for technical aspects, verifying and obtaining agreement that customer needs are satisfied

  • The ability to work with little guidance and make sound strategic decisions whilst collaborating to ensure the team understand, co-operate and support those decisions, taking responsibility for collaborative technical work package execution and associated outcomes

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant Scientific/Engineering subject (e.g. Systems Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Physics or Mathematics)