Senior Avionics Systems Engineer

Job Description

Senior Avionics Systems Engineer  


Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company, they are recruiting a Senior Avionics Systems Engineer who will be required to drive Systems Engineering work packages associated with the integration of Avionics Equipment into Weapons Carriage & Release platforms. Applications are invited from Project and Systems Engineers with qualifications in Avionics or Electronics Engineering and experience in a safety critical environment. 


As a Senior Avionics Systems Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Minimum BEng in Electronic/ Avionics Engineering;
  • Understanding of Systems V Model and demonstrable use within prior Engineering roles.
  • Demonstrable understanding of systems engineering, integration, verification and validation. Preferably, within an Aerospace environment, but other safety critical engineering is considered.
  • Familiar with Avionics and Databus (MIL-STD-1553, ARINC429, CAN) is highly desirable.
  • Experience working to recognised standards e.g.DO-160, DO-254 is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Commercial business acumen for the wider project responsibilities and resource coordination elements of the position.


As a Senior Avionics Systems Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Manage all aspects of the Systems Integration activities for Avionics Equipment through their life cycle, from early development stage to in-service support including obsolescence management;
  • Preparation of technical estimates for non-recurring costs and manpower requirements;
  • Coordinate cross functional teams, technical management of specialists such as design, performance
  • and ILS engineers;
  • Technical management of external suppliers and outsource providers;
  • Liaison with customers, internal and external;
  • Requirements capture, allocation, derivation, validation and verification;
  • Interface definition and management;
  • System, sub-system and equipment architecture definition, design and analysis;
  • Preparation of technical specification and other project documentation;
  • Preparation and presentation of technical design reviews;
  • Report progress to the program management and other business entities.


Keywords:  Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, Avionics, Electronics, V Model, Safety Critical engineering, Weapons Systems, Databus, MIL-STD-1533, ARINC429, CAN, DO-160, DO-254


Senior Avionics Systems Engineer  

Salary:  competitive plus bonus, flexi time and excellent large company benefits

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset