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Lead Systems/Avionics Engineer

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Lead Systems Avionics - Engineer

As a leading international defence organisation we have an opportunity for an individual to join our Space and Airborne Services (SAS) business in support of the delivery of complex mission systems.
This requires the successful individual to undertake a leading role within the Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) Team supporting the design, build and certification of multiple aircraft projects across Raytheon UK sites (Broughton & Harlow).
The work of the SEIT Team includes providing technical solutions and developing modifications to customer owned aircraft, both military and civil. This can include the introduction of new aircraft mechanical, avionic or mission systems, electrical power generation and distribution as well as RF equipment. This will include work within both civil and military environments.
The role requires the leadership of Engineers engaged in supporting the design, production support and certification of multiple aircraft projects.
As a leadership role a close working relationship across the Engineering disciplines as well as business functions is required.
The successful candidate will report to Head of Systems (Aircraft).
Based at Broughton, the successful candidate will be part of the growing SAS Systems Engineering team which delivers aviation engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to both military and civil customers worldwide.

Main Responsibilities:
Leading teams of Systems Engineers within multi-disciplinary Eng teams to develop and deliver design solutions for SAS projects.
Providing Eng leadership to the Engineers for their technical and professional development.
Support the Head of Systems (Aircraft) with the development and management of the Systems Engineering team.
Supporting the SEIT team with the development and optimisation of the Engineering organization and its processes.
Working with Programme Engineering Managers to develop estimates for engineering activities and ensuring that the technical engineering activities are delivered in accordance with engineering estimates and schedule requirements.
Working with the programme Chief Engineers & the Office of Airworthiness to ensure technical solutions meet the system requirements (both customer and certification).
Liaison with the customer to clarify requirements and supporting the Requirements Manager with documentation of requirements.
Liaison with Original Equipment Manufacturers and other suppliers to specify and gather detailed understanding and suitable documentation to facilitate detailed installation/ integration design of 3rd party equipment and/or sensor systems.
Liaison with the Production Organisation to solve problems arising in installation.
Production of Engineering test documentation and other analyses/ reports.
Liaison with test/ production engineers to complete test regime as required.
Production of modification control documentation and subsequent certification of the resulting modification with CAA, EASA, MAA or other certification agencies as appropriate.
Liaison with Certification Authorities as required.
Support other Engineering disciplines such as Stress, ILS, Software, Technical Publications and Training in the development and delivery of their activities.
Supporting the Engineering Leadership Team and Business Development personnel in the preparation of bids and proposals.
Presenting technical briefings to Customers including Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews.

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