Systems Engineer

Posted 4 months ago by Expleo Group
Location Bristol Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary negotiable + benefits Sector Aerospace
Expleo are looking for a Systems Engineer with experience of flight controls and fly-by-wire, initially the role will be based at our customer's facilities in Japan. This is a permanent role with a competitive salary, pension plan plus staff benefits. During the deployment to Japan there will be an increased financial package e.g. accommodation, subsistence & flights.

We are looking to recruit a Systems Engineer to support upcoming programmes of work. The System Engineer will work in a customer facing role initially based in Japan acting as the focal point for capturing the customer's requirements and liaising with the UK team to ensure the deliverables meet the customer's needs. The engineer will be working within the flight control and fly-by-wire domains for a new aircraft development and aircraft modification programme. The immediate need is to work closely with a key strategic customer and develop the relationship.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a related discipline (preferably Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering or Mathematics) and must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of system engineering verification through test and tests data analysis. The candidate must have relevant industrial experience within the aerospace sector preferably some flight control and fly-by-wire knowledge. Some exposure to system modelling such as control hydro-mechanical 1-D simulation and Matlab/Simulink would be an advantage. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and will be working as part of a development team. The candidate should therefore have experience working with configuration management and version control whilst working within a multi-disciplinary team.

Interact with internal and external customers on a technical level.
Deliver engineering solutions at a consistently high standard (self-checking results) within a given budget.
Preparation presentation of technical reports and proposals. Provide technical direction within the delegated area of responsibility.
Maintain the project documentation in line with the quality plan.
Ensure given tasks achieve their full objectives.
Manage multiple tasks and deliver within agreed time-scales and budgets.
Interact with other engineers on a technical and project level.

A relevant engineering degree or equivalent.
Aerospace industrial experience.
System engineering.
System validation & verification.
Critical review of technical reports.
Flight control and fly-by-wire systems.
Development of test specifications.
Experience of working within a configuration controlled development team (the use of GIT would be an advantage).
Report writing and presentation skills.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications: Word Excel Power Point Outlook.
An appreciation (academic or industry) of modelling and simulation would be beneficial.
The personal qualities of the jobholder will be key to success in this role. The following characteristics and qualities are identified as essential for the role:
Self-motivated mature candidate with the ability to solve problems independently.
An ability to manage multiple tasks to work effectively within a team or independently when required.
Good interpersonal skills including a diplomatic and professional approach when dealing with people.
The confidence and desire to gain a full understanding of issues.
The capability to work efficiently and accurately with an attention to detail and the discipline to self-check results.
Good organisational skills including record keeping.
Able to act in a customer facing position.

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