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Systems Engineer 2

Requisition ID:  100149
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. Our Braking Systems product group supplies both military and commercial aircrafts.

We seal essential spaces, such as landing gear, wings, engines, nacelles, windows and doors, and produce intelligent air data systems and sensors that measure altitude, angle or acceleration. These sensors can be used on planes, train control systems or even missile control systems.

Whether it’s developing new radome solutions, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Systems Engineer 2 provides technical expertise in the design, development, validation, testing, and verification of Hydro-Mechanical and Electro Mechanical Systems.

Job Core Responsibilities

The Systems Engineering group covers a range of disciplines; the Systems Engineer 2 will participate in activities in one or more of the disciplines listed below:

  • Braking System/Tire Pressure Monitoring System Requirements / Design including;
    • Project assigned Lead Systems Engineers who establish braking system architectures and requirements;
    • Development of system-level requirements to meet customer specifications for multi-domain systems (e.g., hardware, software, mechanical, hydraulic);
    • Requirement validation (e.g. traceability, simulation, analysis, and review).
  • System Integration including;
    • Hardware In the Loop (HIL) System Integration Testing and System Requirements Verification;
    • Flight Test Support, analysis of aircraft test data and development of associated test tools (e.g. Simulink.).
  • Modeling including;  
    • Use of tools such as MATLAB/Simulink in order to develop simulation models of aircraft, aircraft systems and individual hydraulic and electrical components.
  • Control Algorithm Development including;  
    • Development and tuning of control algorithms associated with Brake Control, E-brake Control and Nose Wheel Steering.
  • Routine interaction with customers and/or suppliers.
  • Coordinates with a multi-disciplinary team to meet internal and external project objectives.
  • Prepares and reviews documentation including technical requirements, specifications, design documents, user guides, work instructions, test plans, test procedures and technical reports.
  • Plans, organizes and controls activities to ensure on-time delivery and the quality of output.
  • Actively participates as a member of their skill center and/or program development teams.
  • Further specific accountabilities / specialism in one (or more) of the above areas may also be assigned.
  • Carries out special projects as assigned.

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor Degree in Engineering; Aerospace, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering preferred. 
Years Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience in a related engineering discipline.

Skills :      
⦁    Experience in System Development Process to include requirements development, system design and integration, and system testing (V-Model). 
⦁    Experience in the use of requirements management database (e.g., DOORS).
⦁    Experience in the use of Matlab / Simulink.
⦁    Working knowledge of Aerospace Qualification and Certification (ARP4754A, DO-178B/C, DO-254, DO-160G, ARP4761, AS8584, ARP1070).
⦁    Working knowledge\experience in Aircraft Braking System development. 
⦁    Working knowledge\experience in ARINC429 and CAN protocols.
⦁    Working knowledge\experience in System simulation and modeling.
⦁    Working knowledge\experience of Electrical and Avionic System integration.
⦁    Working knowledge\experience of working with Certification Authorities to achieve system certification to Part 23 and 25 – Airworthiness Standards.
⦁    Working knowledge\experience of working in an aircraft flight test certification program.
⦁    A self-motivated, self-starter who works well in a team and has the ability to motivate others.
⦁    Works with oversight/direction from management on technical issues and engineering approach.
⦁    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
⦁    Available to travel as required (Domestic and International).

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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