Systems Engineer

Contract hours: Full time

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Bristol

Line Manager: Head of Vehicle Architecture

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Job Description

Vertical Aerospace is building technology to revolutionise how people fly. Our mission is to make air travel personal, on-demand and carbon-free.


Your duties will be wide ranging and varied and will include:

  • Developing the vehicle requirements with special attention to external interfaces, operations and customers
  • Requirements capture, decomposition and traceability
  • Architecture design with performance / complexity / development trade offs
  • Compliance to relevant aerospace standards
  • V&V activities
  • Presenting complex system information in an understandable way to different levels of the business

Basic Qualifications / Experience

  • 3-7 years’ experience with the majority in requirements capture (grade offered depends on level of experience)
  • Understanding of the current air operations landscape
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience designing system of system products
  • Experience in communicating with external stakeholders, as well as internal technical and business teams to collect requirements, describe product features and technical designs

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Proficiency in SysML
  • Experience in automated testing
  • Experience of certifying to aerospace standards
  • Masters or PhD in relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience with Matlab Simulink
  • Proficiency in basic coding (Python / C++ / JAVA etc)

To apply for this role, submit your CV and a covering letter to us.