Systems Engineer

  • Job Reference: N6030-759A
  • Date Posted: 24 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Gregory Martin
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Systems Engineer / Project Engineer - Avionics Systems


Competitive salary, excellent career progression, bonus, flexi time, 12% pension, flexible benefits, Five weeks holiday, free parking.


Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company they are recruiting a Systems Engineer / Project Engineer – Avionics who will be required to drive Systems Engineering work packages associated with the integration of Avionics Equipment into Air-to-Air refuelling platforms.


You will be assisting the manager with wider project responsibilities, co-ordinating and supervising team resources

The team design and develop avionics systems from scratch of modify current products depending on customer requirements. Applications are invited from Project and Systems Engineers with qualifications in Avionics or Electronics Engineering and experience in an Aerospace or Military environment. 


As a Systems Engineer / Project Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Aerospace experience and relevant avionics standards

Minimum BEng in Electronic/ Avionics Engineering

Extensive Systems Engineering experience in an Aerospace or Military environment

In-depth new product development and design experience.

Good knowledge of avionics systems e.g. black boxes, looms, previous experience working on these produces during your career

Familiar with Avionics and Databus (MIL-STD-1553, ARINC429, CAN)

Experience working to recognised standards e.g.DO-160, DO-254

Strong communication skills

Commercial business acumen for the wider project responsibilities and resource coordination elements of the position.


As a Systems Engineer / Project 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:  Avionics, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, Military Aircraft, Electronics, Databus, MIL-STD -1553 ARINC429, CAN, DO-160, DO-254, ILS, Design and Analysis, Technical specifications, Design Reviews, Obsolescence Management, Technical Estimates, Requirements Capture, Validation and Verification, Black Boxes, Looms, Avionics Systems


Systems Engineer / Project Engineer - Avionics Systems

Location:  Wimborne Dorset