Avionic System Engineer - Armament

£42000 - £48000 per annum + generous benefits
03 Jun 2017
01 Jul 2017
Paul Simcox
Contract Type
Full Time
Avionic System Engineer - Armament

Yeovil / Somerset / South West of England

£ excellent - neg dep exp + generous benefits (relocation available)

Our client is a world renowned aerospace organisation with an enviable reputation in the development of innovative highest technology solutions to the aerospace sector. As a result of continued success and a planned programme of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an experienced and highly capable Avionic System Engineer - Armament to complement their established and professional team working on a range of state-of-the-art technology projects.

Based in the South West of England, the successful Avionic System Engineer - armament candidate will be tasked with the definition, design, development, integration, testing, qualification, certification and in-service engineering support for Armament Systems for the portfolio of company products. The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of challenging activities that will include

* Conducting system architecture definition, design and analysis, requirements capture, allocation, derivation, validation and verification activities
* Preparing technical specifications and other project documentation and delivering presentations at technical design reviews
* Achieving interface definition and management
* Preparing test documentation and conducting integration testing and participating in aircraft trials, including off-site test Ranges as well as in the qualification of equipment and systems
* Approving designs and other engineering/technical output against requirements and conducting technical selection and management of external suppliers as required

To be considered for this varied and challenging role, you will be qualified to at least HND level or above in a relevant engineering subject and demonstrate a proven background in developing Armament System integrations in an aerospace environment, including missile, torpedo, rocket gun and armament carriage systems. Experience of avionics interface protocols, e.g. ARINC-429, MIL-STD-1760, Ethernet/AFDX are essential for the position, as is comprehensive knowledge and appreciation of the full Systems Engineering lifecycle and System Safety Analysis.

You will be experienced in creating and editing systems documentation, e.g. Requirement Specifications, Interface Control Documents, Test Schedules/Reports, Safety Assessments, etc and will possess proven practical experience of Aircraft Armament System ground operations and of trials at test Ranges. Though not essential, experience of the integration, qualification and certification of the latest military Avionic Systems and familiarity with UK civil law controlling the licensing and storage of armament and explosives and experience of aerospace engineering and operations will prove distinctly advantageous for the position.

In return, an exception remuneration and benefits package are available including a relocation package if required. Please note that applications will only be accepted if you are eligible to live and work in the UK, and the successful candidate will be required to hold or attain full UK MoD Security Clearance. Contact Paul Simcox of Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in the strictest confidence to paul.simcox@premiertechnicalrecruitment.co.uk for further details.