Principal Requirements Engineer - Avionic Systems

Cobham Plc
Hurn, UK
Closing date
2 Nov 2020

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Cobham Aviation Services are looking for a Principal Requirements Engineer (known internally as a Requirements and Compliance - Principal Engineer) to be responsible to the Chief Engineer Technology for the identification, evaluation and development of key technologies.

They will be accountable for ensuring the key technologies meet requirements and conform to the required design governance process, safety, airworthiness and quality requirements.

This is aligned to a next generation contract supporting operational readiness and electronic warfare training from live aircraft platforms for UK MOD and NATO.

This role is based at our Bournemouth Airport site and requires infrequent travel.

As a Principal Requirements Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Detailed knowledge of requirements management using DOORS

Demonstrable electronic systems engineering background. Additional RF engineering experience would be highly desirable.

Knowledge of aircraft avionic systems.

Extensive experience in integration and specifying Special Mission Aircraft Systems relating to either ISTAR, SAR, EW, SA, LVC roles would be highly desirable.

Degree Qualified or equivalent in appropriate engineering discipline.

SC Security Clearance or ability to be SC cleared.

Knowledge of EASA certification requirements and processes would be highly desirable.

Excellent communication, technical report writing and presentation skills

The ability to work within a large organisation in a matrix management structure

Self-motivated, confident and assertive

Managing and prioritising of own and others time across multiple activities to meet relevant deadlines and timescales

As a Principal Requirements Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Contribute to proposing technology roadmaps and technical strategy.

Contribute for Technology Team Cost Estimation.

Writing of technical proposals in support of new bids, understanding, negotiating and presenting existing capability and new customer requirements

Understanding and reviewing systems, software, hardware, test and integration documentation to confirm that the software, hardware and architecture design are compliant

Fulfil tasks to agreed time, budget and quality

Carry out requirements engineering/management and engineering design methods as required

Recognising the need for and proposing process and product improvements to ensure best practice and compliance with relevant standards (including safety

Travel within the UK and overseas to support business needs as necessary

Cobham Aviation Services UK

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