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Aerospace Mission Systems & Avionics Engineers

Smiling man because let's face it Delkia is a great place to work, especially with our Aerospace team.

Location: Preston Area

Job type: Permanent/ Contract

Salary: Competitive

Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator operating throughout the UK and Internationally for safety-related and mission-critical systems in highly regulated sectors, including Aerospace, Maritime, Defence and Nuclear.

Our offering includes system integration, engineering design, technical consultancy, and complex control systems support, all of which are harnessed specifically for each project’s needs, maturity and technology requirements.

Delkia are looking to grow its Mission Systems and Avionics capabilities to meet the demands of new and existing partnerships. As such we can offer a wide range of exciting opportunities for experienced Systems Engineers (both permanent staff and sub-contract) across the Mission & Avionic System Lifecycle, including System Architecting, Requirements Management, System/Subsystem/Equipment Specification and detail design, Supplier Management, System Test, Qualification/Certification.

Overview of the role

Delkia are looking to fill a number of current and future systems engineering roles working with our partners to provide Mission & Avionics Systems capability solutions.

Applicants must be familiar with the ISO15288 systems engineering lifecycle and have associated experience and knowledge in its application across one or more of the following domains: Displays & Controls, Sensors, Stores Integration, Communications, Navigation, Vehicle Health Management, Data Transmission, Federated Architectures, Ground Support Systems. This should be underpinned by experience in associated engineering tools and methodologies such as PLM, DOORs, Statemate, UML, PCMS, SysML, Matlab, Simulink.

Key responsibilities

Role dependent, but will include:

  • Mission/Avionic System Integration

  • System Architecting

  • System Qualification & Certification

  • Cockpit / Displays & Controls Design

  • System / Subsystem / Equipment Design

  • Requirements Management & Traceability

  • Configuration Control and Data Management

  • Change Management

  • Interface Control Documentation

  • Supplier Management

  • System Rig Testing & Reporting

  • Problem Analysis

Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites:

  • Engineering Degree qualified

  • Aerospace Engineering background

  • Systems engineering lifecycle knowledge (ISO15288.1) from Concepting and requirements through design and development to test & qualification.

  • Understanding of model-based design and model-based systems engineering including qualification and certification

  • Engineering experience across a number of mission system / Avionic sub domains

  • Familiar with associated supply chains and capabilities

  • Ability to lead and develop others

  • Experience in high integrity and safety critical applications

  • Experience across appropriate following tools / methodologies, e.g. PLM, DOORs, Statemate, UML, PCMS, SysML, Matlab, Simulink.

  • SC Clearance

Company Overview

Based in Preston and Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator in systems engineering design and systems integration in the Aerospace, Maritime and Defence and Nuclear sectors.


To deliver innovative value-for-money products and services to customers to enable safe and secure operations.


To become the leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission-critical systems.


  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Integrity, Trust and Accountability

  • Safety and Security

  • Client Focused

  • Social Value and Impact

  • Continuous Improvement

Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

You must be a sole British National and be suitable to meet security vetting requirements.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch to discuss.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to apply:

Please send your CV / expression of interest to or apply at our careers site.

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