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Staff Systems Engineer (Advanced Level) - Safety Critical Flight Contr

Last updated: 2020-02-22
Valid to: 2020-03-19
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Systems Engineer
United States
Job description
Advanced Level Systems Engineer - Safety Critical
Flight Controls

Do you:
  • Thrive on developing
    complex engineering solutions for safety critical flight control systems?
  • Want to work on cutting
    edge, next generation development programs for global, best-in-class Aerospace
    Primes and OEMs?
  • Flourish in an
    environment of accountability and responsibility and believe work should be
Then keep reading...

As a Staff-level Systems
, in our Aircraft Group (AG), you'll
work on requirements definition, system design, integration, and qualification for
primary and secondary flight control actuation systems. Our Staff-level Systems
Engineers are well versed in implementing comprehensive systems engineering
principals throughout the entire product lifecycle, and have solid and
demonstrated expertise in systems engineering and project engineering. If you
want to be part of a world-class engineering team, Moog is for you.

Based out of our
Corporate Headquarters near Buffalo, NY, our AG is seeking Staff-level Systems
Engineers to bring first-hand development and/or engineering experience in
flight control actuation systems (in an aerospace context) to the team. Highly
motivated "self-starters" with the ability to effectively guide a
multi-disciplinary, geographically distributed team will find much success at
Here's what to expect on a day to day basis:
  • Provide technical
    expertise and guidance to a systems engineering team and/or cross-disciplinary
    engineering team working on flight control actuation technology and/or
    integration of flight control actuation systems
  • Be responsible for
    generating design artifacts, including:
    • System architecture,
    • Design requirements,
    • Validation and
      verification plans,
    • Test and analysis
  • Serve as the primary
    technical interface for Moog management, customer representatives, and
  • Provide proactive updates
    against commitments; and status deliverables and cost/schedule/risk metrics
  • Analyze and troubleshoot
    problems for root cause; Identify and implement accurate solutions in a dynamic
    work environment
  • Generate reports and
    presentations based on results from modeling and simulation focused on system
    performance and safety
At a minimum you'll need to meet these
  • BS or MS Degree in
    Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Computer or Systems Engineering, or related
    field, from an accredited university
  • 12 years of progressive
    experience in the field of System Engineering or a related field
  • Ability to obtain a
    government security clearance and access to Special Programs
  • Core competencies in flight
    control systems, hydraulic and mechanical actuation technologies, modeling and
    simulation, integration and test
  • Demonstrated experience
    working with the development of flight control actuation systems
  • Project Engineering
    leadership skills for teams of up to 12 members
  • Excellent verbal and
    written skills required
  • Team player with
    excellent communication and people skills
  • Travel Requirements:
    Travel to other Moog sites, customer sites is required - 10-25%
Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience working with
    safety-critical systems (including hardware and software)
  • Thorough knowledge of
    design trades for safety, reliability, and fault tolerance
  • Experience with
    hydro-mechanical and/or electro-mechanical actuation technologies
  • Experience with control
    of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM) using Space Vector Modulation
  • Familiarity with
    Reference Frame Theory and Field Oriented Control of electric motors
  • Familiarity with control
    system design and aircraft flight control systems
  • Experience in Matlab / Simulink
    / Stateflow tools as a mechanism for driving requirements development
  • Proficiencies in
    Model-Based System Engineering as a framework for system architecture
  • Moog's Aircraft Group has
    been offering Superior Engineering and Advanced Technologies to the global Aircraft
    Market for over six decades. Bill Moog's invention improved the technology for
    Fly-by-Wire flight controls used in today's modern aircraft.
Are you up for the

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