Simulation Technical Lead

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£Competitive Plus Benefits
04 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Simulation Technical Lead 

The Organisation 

Our client is an exciting new company that’s looking to change how the public views and uses the aviation industry. Their mission is to make air travel personal, on-demand and carbon-free. 

They are now looking for a Simulation Technical Lead to join them in Bristol and oversee a range of simulation projects. 

The Benefits 

- Competitive salary 
- Performance-based bonus structure 
- Pension contributions of 3% 
- Flexi-time 
- Share scheme 
- Rewards system (equates to 4% of annual salary) which can be used for a number of benefits 
- Free breakfast, tea, coffee and fruit every day 

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a skilled team of innovators and support the success of a ground-breaking project with huge potential. 

Joining our client on this unique journey, you’ll be encouraged to think outside the box, push the boundaries of what is considered normal and have the freedom to explore and develop your ideas. 

So, if you think you have what it takes to challenge the status quo and transform the aviation industry, our client wants to hear from you. 

The Role 

As a Simulation Technical Lead, you will deliver a range of simulation projects, ensuring they deliver critical information to support our client’s product development, as well as influence their technical strategy. 

You will also carry out hands-on development activities to extend their core flight simulation into other tools within the business. 

Reporting to our client’s Head of Software & Avionics, you will: 

- Create and manage a prioritised simulation development plan 
- Liaise with different teams to ensure a focus on the verification and validation of simulation models 
- Keep up-to-date with new simulation technology developments and how these may aid the company 
- Implement software to integrate simulation into testing capabilities 
- Help to explore and validate technical solutions 

About You 

To join our client as a Simulation Technical Lead, you’ll need: 

- At least five years’ demonstrable and relevant experience 
- Excellent MATLAB and Simulink skills 
- Strong knowledge of current and evolving simulation technologies 
- Good knowledge of multi-physics problems 
- To be able to apply your experience to small vehicles of novel design and operational characteristics 
- A degree level qualification or higher in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent 
- Strong written and verbal English communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to different audiences 
- A passion for technology and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment 

Experience of the following would be beneficial: working in a highly regulated environment, such as aerospace, medical or automotive, working with multiple types of air vehicle, including rotocrafts/multirotors, direct involvement in flight test programmes, running distributed simulations or Unity/Unreal. 

Good supporting knowledge of hardware/software development and system integration would also be an advantage, as would a demonstrable commitment to professional development.

Other companies may call this role Simulation Engineer, Aviation Simulation Engineer, System Engineer, Software Engineer, Systems Software Engineer, Software Application Engineer or Flight Simulation Engineer. 

The successful candidate will be required to provide proof that they have the right to work in the UK. 

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