Senior Systems Engineer

Owen Daniels Consultancy Ltd
30 Sep 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Systems Engineer Strategic business unit: * Our client provides aircraft systems to a diverse group of customers including airline operators, aircraft constructors, private aircraft owners and charter operators, governments and military operations and distributors and repair stations. Purpose: * Provides technical and procedure systems engineering expertise in the design, development, testing and verification of Hydro-Mechanical and Electro Mechanical Systems Specific responsibilities: System specification and design, including: * Requirements capture and traceability (DOORS) * Application of an ARP4754A development process * System interface negotiation (Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electrical, Avionic and Flight Test) * Customer technical focal /liaison Senior Systems Engineer System Integration, including * Specification and integration of Hardware In the Loop (HIL) test rigs * System Integration testing / System Requirements validation and verification * Flight Test Support, analysis of aircraft test data * Development of test tools and environments (e.g. MATLAB/Simulink.) * Functional Testing Engineering Requirements for Ground/Flight testing Simulation Modelling, including: * System modelling in MATLAB/Simulink, including software functionality * Development of aircraft, environment and communications models * Control Algorithm Development, including: * Development of feedback control schemes and algorithms * Optimising controller parameters (controller tuning) * Liaison with system Safety Engineers and review of system level safety analyses in accordance with Senior Systems Engineer ARP4761 and ARP4754A, including: * PSSA and FT * SSA and FT * Functional FMEA Systems Engineering support of product and business development, including: * Preparation and/or review of Systems Engineering Data and Document deliverables * Technical approval of Systems Engineering Data and Document deliverables * Research and development projects and analyses * Trade studies * Development of engineering processes, quality procedures, work instructions The Systems Engineer will participate in activities in one or more of the areas above: * Further specific accountabilities / specialism in one (or more) of the above areas may also be assigned. * Participates in activities in one or more of the areas above * Plans, organises and controls his/her activities to ensure on-time delivery and the quality of output. * Actively participates as a member of the Systems Engineering department and project team(s) * May be assigned as a lead systems engineer role on a project, with responsibility for delegation, supervision and approval of a systems engineering team * Carries out special projects as assigned. Key skills and competencies required: * Experience in System Development Process (new product development) to include requirements development, system design and integration, and system testing. * Experience in development of systems that comprise multiple LRUs including electronic control units and electrical / hydraulic / hydro-mechanical actuation or similar * Experience in System simulation and modelling * Experience working with Electrical and Avionic System integration * Proficient in the use of requirements management database (e.g. DOORS) * Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline - preferably Aerospace, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering * Experience in a similar role * Willing to travel overseas * Excellent planning, organizational, analytical, leadership, interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral and written communication skills. Key skills and competencies desired: * Working knowledge of Aerospace Qualification and Certification (ARP4754A, DO-178B/C, DO-254, DO-160G, ARP4761, AS8584, ARP1070) * Experience in ARINC429 and CAN protocols * Experience in aircraft flight test certification programme * Experience working with Certification Authorities to achieve system certification to Part 25 - Airworthiness Standards. * Experience with MATLAB / Simulink * Experience working in a multi-cultural / international organization * Experience in team leadership * Change management
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