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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Systems Engineer
Location:
United Kingdom
Type:
Permanent
Aircraft type:
Boeing
Job description

Job Summary

Meggitt Avionics is located in Fareham, we design and manufacture flight deck avionics, data acquisition systems, instrumentation and life support equipment.

Meggitt Avionics, aviation history spans a century and for the last 15 years we have pioneered solid state technology. Meggitt Avionics designs and manufactures aircraft sensors, displays and systems across three product groups: flight deck avionics, data acquisition systems and life support.

Purpose:

• Develop and implement structured engineering solutions to meet programme requirements across the whole development lifecycle in accordance with customer requirements, legislation, human factors and business needs.
• Be responsible for the control of own work and that of any allocated resource to meet agreed technical, quality, cost and schedule requirements.

Responsibilities:

• To prepare and manage system requirements and design specifications following analysis of customer requirements in accordance with legislation, human factors and business needs.
• To assist in the conduct of Trade Studies to determine optimum system hardware and software architectures.
• To prepare Requirements Specifications for each hardware or software Configuration Item identified within the chosen architecture
• To prepare system test plans to adequately verify and validate system requirements at minimum life cycle cost
• To conduct Validation and Verification Activities as required to secure product acceptance
• To prepare Declarations of Design and Performance against

Requirements

Requirements Specifications:

• Develop engineering solutions to meet the requirements of the project to agreed schedule, quality and cost requirements where necessary considering alternative implementations using trade analyses in order to determine preferred solution.
• Capture, define and manage requirements through a disciplined and rigorous approach to requirements management and ask challenging questions about the requirements and architecture of the system at each level of the hierarchy.
• Define strategies in order to comprehensively review and exercise designs to detect defects and evaluate features in both development and manufacture. Generate, perform, approve and validate results of verification plans, test plans, analyses, test case design and other specific kinds of tests including flight tests, system tests, development tests, unit tests, component tests, integration tests, regression tests, stress tests, acceptance tests and qualification tests as appropriate.
• Understand and implement the requirements for certification of safety critical products in partnership with the appropriate development assurance level requirements and processes.
• To provide technical leadership in areas of expertise, where required.
• Compile plans, estimates, task lists and risk management plans with estimated resource requirements (people and equipment) in support of programme objectives, project estimates and bids.
• Perform, track and control internal project activities and external sub-contract organisations maintaining focus on achieving goals with a positive can-do attitude.
• Where appropriate provide leadership and development of multi-disciplinary teams to meet the requirements of the business and its customers.
• Work with customers, suppliers, 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 customer/supplier premises as required.
• Provide confidence that work products conform to all aspects of technical and quality requirements using robust configuration control, review and change management processes.
• Assist the business as required in the formulation of engineering strategy and continual process improvement.

• Develop engineering solutions to meet the requirements of the project to agreed schedule, quality and cost requirements where necessary considering alternative implementations using trade analyses in order to determine preferred solution.
• Capture, define and manage requirements through a disciplined and rigorous approach to requirements management and ask challenging questions about the requirements and architecture of the system at each level of the hierarchy.
• Understand and implement the requirements for certification of safety critical products in partnership with the appropriate development assurance level requirements and processes.