Senior Air Systems Electrical/Avionics Design Engineers

Employer
Raytheon
Location
Chester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Senior Air Systems Electrical/Avionics Design Engineer
Broughton

Summary:
To be part of the growing Airborne ISR Engineering Team.
The Aircraft Design Team provides technical solutions and develops modifications to military & civil aircraft,.
This can include the introduction of new aircraft avionic or mission systems, RF & antenna systems and electrical power generation/ distribution equipment/systems.

Main Duties:
Developing modification proposals with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) for the introduction of new or upgraded electrical & RF avionics & mission systems capabilities.
Supporting the preparation of bids and proposals.
Taking ownership of modification packages through the entire design lifecycle.
Customer liaison to develop concepts and documentation of requirements.
Liaison with OEM and other suppliers to gather understanding and suitable documentation to facilitate detailed installation/ integration design.
Analysis of systems design issues, determination of actions & solutions.
Initial system design & liaison with the detail design team to develop the final solution.
Managing the development of modifications to the aircraft by planning & administration of the Modification Design Processes.
Liaison with the Production Organisation to solve problems arising in installation.
Production of test documentation & other analyses/ reports.
Liaison with test/ production engineers to complete test regime.
Production of modification control documentation & subsequent certification of the resulting modification with CAA, EASA, MAA or other certification requirements.
Liaison with Certification Authorities.
Production & review of modifications to the Aircraft Document Set.
Ensuring that all engineering activities undertaken are conducted in accordance with RUK and site procedures that reflects best practice and is in accordance with the relevant governance agencies procedures.

Candidate Requirements:
Essential:
Degree or equivalent experience in electrical engineering, avionic engineering, physics or similar.
Recent experience in the design, integration & certification of aircraft avionic & electronic systems at a senior level.
Wide knowledge of current avionic & military sensors & systems.
Knowledge of aircraft power generation & distribution systems.
Understanding and experience of the Systems Engineering life cycle.
Experience of working within a multi-discipline team in the aerospace industry.

Desirable:
Experience of successfully delivering Aircraft / Systems bid work;
Experience of customer facing environments.
Experience in the support of production organisations from within a design organisation.
Knowledge of civil & military modification & certification processes.
Experience in a position of authority (team leader/ deputy) within a design organisation.
Knowledge of EASA/ FAA certification requirements.
Knowledge of current military certification requirements.

Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required).

About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business

About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary 'Life Assurance'
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme's.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday/9 day fortnight (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).
Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

Diversity:

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,
Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant 'Gold Award' Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.
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