Systems engineering manager

Systems Engineering Manager

+ 12 month contract
+ £70 per hour
+ inside IR35
+ Hampshire based

Key Skills:
+ Avionics Systems background
+ Power or Propulsion systems

The role of the Systems Engineer Manager is to lead the development and delivery of fit-for-purpose sub-system solutions suitable for recurring production and operation.
system solutions suitable for recurring production and operatio.

As part of the Systems team, you will
Work as part of multidisciplinary engineering teams, and with a wider aircraft system and sub-system teams to develop and deliver safe and cost effective solutions to time, cost and quality.
Work with both internal and external stakeholders, to develop solutions that will satisfy regulatory safety requirements within a flight operations and aircraft maintenance environment.

Provide guidance to sub-system managers in delivering the project system design;
Make decisions with a balanced view of all stakeholder requirements, ensuring projects are run efficiently and profitably while delivering robust technical solutions on time to meet demanding schedules;
Manage technical risk within projects through early involvement in project design reviews, early commencement of mitigation activities, managing requirements creep and clear definition of the technical scope of projects from their outset;
Define appropriate implementation and proportionate application of the project product assurance plan to the project.

This role will involve some travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Skills/Experience Required

Qualifications and/or Skills

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of technologies relevant to the role.
  • Ability to define a balanced architectural solution with intimate understanding of the necessary implementation of sub-systems within the proposed design;
  • Able to rapidly perform system level trade-offs and access sub-system options in terms of system performance, capability, reliability and deliverability within the project schedule and to the necessary quality;
  • Able to effectively perform system and sub-system technical reviews and chair meetings;
  • Ability to communicate and explain requirements to sub-system managers and to define and explain acceptance test criteria;
  • Ability to review acceptance test data and results in the context of assessing compliance with requirements, airworthiness criteria or more succinctly, fundamental assessment of whether a system or sub-system is fit for purpose;
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and materials, structural loading calculations in the context of aerodynamic forces and aero elastic behaviour over a large flight envelope, structural component test methods, qualification and acceptance test criteria;
  • Knowledge of electronic system design, software delivery process and acceptance test and qualification criteria;
  • Knowledge of the design, delivery and implementation of power generation system, power storage system, propulsion systems, Ground Station systems and their integration with other systems;
  • Understanding of environment - stratospheric, tropospheric, ground and seasonal variations and variations due to locations.