Principal Systems Engineer

Recruiter
Raytheon U.K.
Location
Broughton, Chester
Posted
23 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Oct 2019
Ref
136783BR

Summary of Role:
Required to undertake a leading role within the Aircraft Systems Design Team supporting the design, build and certification of multiple aircraft projects across all Raytheon Airborne ISR sites (Harlow, Broughton and Waddington). They will work within both civil and military environments and the successful candidate will report to the Head of Systems (Aircraft).
The work of the Aircraft Systems Design Team includes providing technical solutions and developing modifications to customer owned aircraft, both military and civil. This can include the introduction of new aircraft avionic or mission systems, electrical power generation and distribution as well as RF equipment.
Based at Broughton, the successful candidate will be part of the growing Airborne ISR Systems Engineering team which delivers aviation engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to both military and civil customers worldwide.

Main Duties:
This role is ideally suited to an aircraft electrical / avionic engineer with industry related experience. The role offers an exciting challenge in supporting Airborne ISR programmes with responsibilities for:
Customer liaison to develop customer concepts and documentation of requirements.
Supporting the Engineering Manager and Business Development personnel in the preparation of bids and proposals.
Developing design solutions to meet new customer requirements.
Liaison with Original Equipment Manufacturers and other suppliers to specify and gather detailed understanding and suitable documentation to facilitate detailed installation/ integration design of 3rd party equipment and/or sensor systems.
Initial system design and subsequent liaison with the detail design team to develop the final solution in a timely manner.
Liaison with the Production Organisation to solve problems arising in installation.
Production of test documentation and other analyses/ reports.
Liaison with test/ production engineers to complete test regime as required.
Production of modification control documentation and subsequent certification of the resulting modification with CAA, EASA, MAA or other certification requirements as appropriate.
Liaison with Certification Authorities as required.
Production of aircraft Technical Publications Supplements.
Presenting information at both internal and external design reviews.
Leading teams of Systems Engineers within the Aircraft Systems Design Team.

Candidate Requirements:
Essential:
Degree or equivalent in Aerospace or electrical engineering, avionic engineering, physics or similar engineering or scientific discipline.
Proven experience in the design, integration and certification of aircraft avionic and electronic systems at a senior level in either a civil or military environment.
Wide knowledge of current avionic sensors and systems.
Thorough understanding and experience of the Systems Engineering life cycle and the ability to lead teams through the Systems Engineering process.
Experience of working within a multi-discipline engineering team within the aerospace industry.
Experience in leading engineering teams.
Experience in developing technical specifications on and technically managing sub-contractors for a/c modifications and/or packages of work.

Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required)

Desirable:
Experience of customer facing environments.
Experience in the support of production organisations from within a design organisation.
Knowledge of civil and military modification and certification processes
Experience in a position of authority (team leader/ deputy) within a design organisation.
Knowledge of EASA/ FAA certification requirements.
Knowledge of current military certification requirements.

For further details on Raytheon AISR visit - https://www.raytheon.com/uk/capabilities/raytheon-in-the-uk/airborneisr

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets.
Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions.
With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.

Diversity:

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.
Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

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