Control Systems Engineer

Recruiter
Reaction Engines Ltd
Location
Abingdon
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Reports to: Control & Systems Team Lead

Job Role/ Purpose

  • To deal with the electronic control systems of the SABRE engine including interfaces, simulation, sensors, instrumentation, power and control systems

Key Accountabilities

  • Accountable for the control and instrumentation subsystems within the SABRE engine, plus the physical implementation of the control system
  • Accountable for electronic interfacing to all other subsystems within the engine and to the test site for the demo engine

Key Responsibilities

  • System simulation, Electronic interface management, real time simulation on target machines, Test, verification and validation including HiL, risk analysis, electronic system integration, inputs to SE gates and milestones as appropriate

Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering subject
  • Further degree an advantage

Knowledge

  • Should have sound knowledge of sensors and electronic interfacing
  • Should be fluent with MATLAB and SIMULINK (Real time)
  • Should have good knowledge of testing

Experience

  • The candidate should have Control systems experience at university and/or in the work environment

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of working with standards such as DO178 etc.
  • Experience of interacting with suppliers
  • Experience of test campaigns
  • Experience of Gas Turbine Engine control (FADEC)
  • A graduate with the appropriate skill set would also be considered

Skills

  • Must have strong communication skills

Behaviours

  • Strong team member
  • Willing to provide input to a diverse range of activities, even those that may not directly relate to control systems at times
  • Able to take the 'system view' of a project and interact with subject 'experts'
  • Willing to travel if necessary
  • Demonstrate behaviours consistent with Reaction Engines core Values:
  • Commitment
  • Innovation
  • Trust
  • Quality
  • Teamwork

Please quote Job Ref 136/2017 when applying. Applications will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and BPSS screening.