Senior Systems Engineer

Owen Daniels Consultancy Ltd
30 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Systems Engineer

Strategic business unit:
? Our client provides aircraft systems to a diverse group of customers including airline operators, aircraft constructors, private aircraft owners and charter operators, governments and military operations and distributors and repair stations.

? Provides technical and procedure systems engineering expertise in the design, development, testing and verification of Hydro-Mechanical and Electro Mechanical Systems

Specific responsibilities:
System specification and design, including:
? Requirements capture and traceability (DOORS)
? Application of an ARP4754A development process
? System interface negotiation (Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electrical, Avionic and Flight Test)
? Customer technical focal /liaison

Senior Systems Engineer
System Integration, including
? Specification and integration of Hardware In the Loop (HIL) test rigs
? System Integration testing / System Requirements validation and verification
? Flight Test Support, analysis of aircraft test data
? Development of test tools and environments (e.g. MATLAB/Simulink.)
? Functional Testing Engineering Requirements for Ground/Flight testing

Simulation Modelling, including:
? System modelling in MATLAB/Simulink, including software functionality
? Development of aircraft, environment and communications models
? Control Algorithm Development, including:
? Development of feedback control schemes and algorithms
? Optimising controller parameters (controller tuning)
? Liaison with system Safety Engineers and review of system level safety analyses in accordance with

Senior Systems Engineer
ARP4761 and ARP4754A, including:
? PSSA and FT
? SSA and FT
? Functional FMEA

Systems Engineering support of product and business development, including:
? Preparation and/or review of Systems Engineering Data and Document deliverables
? Technical approval of Systems Engineering Data and Document deliverables
? Research and development projects and analyses
? Trade studies
? Development of engineering processes, quality procedures, work instructions

The Systems Engineer will participate in activities in one or more of the areas above:
? Further specific accountabilities / specialism in one (or more) of the above areas may also be assigned.
? Participates in activities in one or more of the areas above
? Plans, organises and controls his/her activities to ensure on-time delivery and the quality of output.
? Actively participates as a member of the Systems Engineering department and project team(s)
? May be assigned as a lead systems engineer role on a project, with responsibility for delegation, supervision and approval of a systems engineering team
? Carries out special projects as assigned.

Key skills and competencies required:
? Experience in System Development Process (new product development) to include requirements development, system design and integration, and system testing.
? Experience in development of systems that comprise multiple LRUs including electronic control units and electrical / hydraulic / hydro-mechanical actuation or similar
? Experience in System simulation and modelling
? Experience working with Electrical and Avionic System integration
? Proficient in the use of requirements management database (e.g. DOORS)
? Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline ? preferably Aerospace, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering
? Experience in a similar role
? Willing to travel overseas
? Excellent planning, organizational, analytical, leadership, interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral and written communication skills.

Key skills and competencies desired:
? Working knowledge of Aerospace Qualification and Certification (ARP4754A, DO-178B/C, DO-254, DO-160G, ARP4761, AS8584, ARP1070)
? Experience in ARINC429 and CAN protocols
? Experience in aircraft flight test certification programme
? Experience working with Certification Authorities to achieve system certification to Part 25 ? Airworthiness Standards.
? Experience with MATLAB / Simulink
? Experience working in a multi-cultural / international organization
? Experience in team leadership
? Change management

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