Principal Engineer - Systems Design

Edison Technical Recruitment
Closing date
11 Feb 2022
We are looking for a talented Principal Engineer with strong aerospace industry experience, or equivalent (12 years+)

This is a key role for our Systems & Safety team, and for the company, and we are looking for a technical specialist with a detailed understanding of systems engineering, equipment design and systems safety processes to lead bids and complex projects across the business.


As part of the Systems & Safety team, the Principal Engineer will be responsible for the delivery of systems/safety bid and project support to our business and our clients which will include activities such as:

* Supporting system/equipment design, development & certification activities

* Representing the business, as a technical specialist, in customer meetings/presentations

* Supporting system and equipment level modifications

* Working to resolve in-service issues

* Preparation and/or checking of documentation for the equipment/system design process

* Running/supporting/attending internal/external design reviews

* Supporting certification test planning activities, test analysis and documentation


Candidates will ideally be degree qualified, in a related discipline, and be experienced in civil/military aerospace related systems engineering principles, processes and standards. Specific skills/knowledge/experience should include:

* Strong aerospace industry, or equivalent, experience (12 years+)

* Equipment/system design, development and/or certification for civil aircraft (CS-23, -25)

* Fixed and/or rotary wing aircraft equipment/system design and development

* Familiarity with typical electro-mechanical / hydro-mechanical components used in aircraft systems and structures such as: landing gear (ATA-32), flight controls (ATA-27), fuel (ATA-28), power (ATA-24)

* Experience of DO178B/DO254 Software/Hardware design

* Knowledge of ARP4754 - Guidelines for Development of Civil Aircraft and Systems

* Awareness of industry requirements / specifications such as RTCA, SAE, TSO, ARINC, etc

* Working within a quality system environment, such as AS9100, ISO9001

* Ability to lead activities within a team, work package creation, management, and delivery

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