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Systems Engineer

Requisition ID:  40053
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Fareham (1200)
Location: 

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

 

About Meggitt:
 

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence 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 11,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe

 

 

Division:

 

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

Role Summary:

 

The systems engineer works within multi-functional teams. They will be required to work closely with software, hardware, and mechanical engineers as well as quality assurance and safety. Technical direction will come from the design lead and priorities agreed with the Project Manager. 

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Capture and define requirements through a disciplined and rigorous approach to requirements engineering and ask challenging questions about the requirements to ensure understanding
  • Construct and implement embedded engineering solutions including detailed design, contribution to technical reviews and performance optimisation.
  • Plan and document system verification including, system tests, development tests, unit tests, component tests, integration tests, regression tests, stress tests, acceptance tests, qualification tests and flight tests as appropriate.
  • Generate work products conforming to all aspects of technical and quality requirements by following robust configuration control, review and change management processes
  • Assist in the compilation of plans, estimates, task lists and risk management plans in support of programme objectives, project estimates and bids
  • Work with customers, other engineering disciplines and other internal departments across the whole development process and respond to their requests in a timely and professional manner at both Meggitt Avionics’ and customers’ premises as required
  • Perform internal project activities and work with external sub-contract organisations, whilst maintaining focus on achieving goals with a positive can-do attitude
  • Contribute to continual process improvement, in support of the company business and strategic objectives
  • Undertake any other engineering related tasks commensurate with this post as required
  • Prepare and manage system requirements and design specifications following analysis of customer requirements in accordance with legislation, human factors and business needs.
  • Conduct of Trade Studies to determine optimum system hardware and software architectures.Prepare Requirements Specifications for each hardware or software Configuration Item identified within the chosen architecture
  • Prepare system test plans to validate and verify system requirements at minimum life cycle cost
  • Conduct Validation and Verification Activities as required to secure product acceptance
  • ​​​​​​​Prepare Declarations of Design and Performance.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

 

  • Experience of capturing and analysing system requirements and of validating and verifying that the system that has been produced as a result meets the original specification
  • Understanding of typical hardware and software architectures within single-box systems and good awareness of hardware and software design processes.
  • Ability to follow a disciplined and rigorous approach to requirements management.
  • Confidence to challenge the requirements and architecture of the system at each level of the hierarchy.
  • Ability to write integration and verification plans, define detailed test procedures and perform systems verification activities.
  • Ability to follow a disciplined and rigorous approach to Systems Engineering for Civil aircraft
  • Understanding of design for safety in Civil Airborne Systems and Equipment
  • Knowledge of current Systems Engineering standards and techniques particularly with respect to flight certified civil airborne systems (EUROCAE ED-79A/SAE ARP4754A, SAE ARP4761, EUROCAE ED-80 / RTCA DO-254, EUROCAE ED-12C/ RTCA/DO-178C, EUROCAE ED-14G / RTCA DO-160G, CS-ETSO, CS-23,CS-25, CS-27, CS-29,)
  • Aircraft equipment design experience (Desirable)
  • Awareness of aircraft certification requirements. (Desirable)
  • Awareness of how different parts of the aircraft interface with each other and how they use the information. (Desirable)
  • Experience of facilitating trade-offs between hardware and software and capable of partitioning equipment requirements into hardware and software elements. (Desirable)
  • Experience of mathematical and graphical modelling. (Desirable)

 

Prepared to travel to the USA or Europe not normally more than four times per year and prepared to undertake limited travel within the UK


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.              

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