Matchtech

Systems Design Engineer – Electronics

Recruiter
Location
Leighton Buzzard
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
02 May 2017
Closes
30 May 2017
Ref
389666
Contact
Glenn Vickery
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Systems Design Engineer – Electronics

This is an immediate requirement for a Senior or Principal Systems Engineer with experience of working on complex avionics or power supply systems.

A great opportunity has arisen for a Systems Design Engineer to work for a leading Electronics and Electrical design company in the Hertfordshire area. This Principal Systems Engineer role will be working on a number of new cutting edge products being developed for a use in a new aircraft.

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JOB DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS

Responsibilities for this role

A Principal Systems Engineer is required for the programme to maintain the correct level of Systems Design leadership throughout the project life cycle. Working within a flexible engineering environment this role will become part of a team of highly motivated, skilled and experienced individuals whose primary activities relate to electrical power generation and distribution systems, and include:

- System requirement definition, working with the customer in a team context
- System design including architectures, performance analysis and integration aspects
- Requirement management and compliance analysis
- Responsible for Systems related technical decisions and providing the Systems interface to the customer.
- Supervise and hold technical responsibility for the work of others, and ensure a high level of quality is maintained
- Participation in system test rig design, test rig commissioning and system testing
- Support of system testing at the site and customer's facility
- Preparation of documentation with the end goal of system qualification and aircraft certification (including system specifications, interface control documents, system description documents, test specifications and reports)
- Accountability for compiling and collating documentation for Safety of Flight / Certification, and issuing the System Declaration of Design and Performance (DDP)
- Generation of Project plans and Monthly Execution Plans (MEP) and attending daily stand-up meetings to ensure the Programme Engineering budget is met
- Supporting new business growth in promoting the company's capability to customers, in investigating possible opportunities and in preparation of responses to customer Requests for Proposal

Requirements for this role

- A good first degree in Electrical, Electronic, Aeronautical, Systems or Control Engineering or other appropriate professional qualification
- A strong interest in systems design and integration, and their application to electrical power generation and distribution
- Work experience in, and a broad understanding of, aircraft or other complex safety-critical systems
- Use of DOORS software.
- Good understanding of the System Engineering process and its application to the product lifecycle
- Experience of understanding and interpreting customer and internal specifications to extract technical requirements, building strong relationships with external and internal customers
- System architecture decomposition and definition, Integration V&V planning, System requirement definition, Validation, Implementation, System verification etc

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