Systems Design Engineer

Job Description

We’re looking for an Electro-Mechanical Systems Design Engineer to design the varied systems required for our new type of aircraft; these include landing gear systems, flight surface actuation, fire detection/suppression and electrical distribution.

You’ll have a broad engineering experience delivering programs throughout the entire lifecycle. Ideally with an aerospace or automotive background with 2D/3D design and practical hands-on experience.


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

  • Aircraft system architecture design
  • Aircraft and system level PRA assessment
  • Compliance definition to relevant aerospace standards
  • 2D and 3D detailed design of systems installation
  • Outsourced work package management
  • Equipment integration within an airframe
  • Assist in the manufacture and testing of prototypes, both full and part scale
  • V&V activities, including the definition of requirements and the execution of the associated test
  • Presenting complex system information in an understandable way to different levels of the business

Basic Qualifications / Experience

  • 5-10 years experience, with the majority in System Installation design (grade offered depends on level of experience)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Relevant Engineering discipline
  • Experience of both electrical and mechanical system design
  • Proficiency in defining equipment specifications and external work packages
  • Skilled in 2D and 3D design packages like Catia and Solid Works
  • Knowledge of installation design requirements for electrical and mechanical systems
  • Experience in communicating with stakeholders, as well as technical and business teams to collect requirements, describe product features and technical designs

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering
  • Hands-on experience of aerospace systems installation and/or maintenance
  • Experience of certification to aerospace standards
  • Knowledge of current and developing Electric Vehicle and Aircraft technologies

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