Location: Lancashire / hybrid working
Job type: Permanent & contract available
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.
We are now looking to grow 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
Our aerospace team is looking to provide competent avionic equipment engineering support to a major local defence contractor. As such we are looking to recruit against several roles within the displays & controls and integrated monitoring & recording subsystem product teams.
Candidates will be required to obtain security clearance and to work on site when required (initially 4-5 days per week to enable training and familiarisation, with the expectation of evolving to 1-2 days on site per week, or fortnight, allowing more working from home).
Manage the supplier’s engineering programme
Ensuring distribution of design specification to the suppliers
Liaison with procurement for technical advice and supplier liaison
Attend supplier reviews (virtual and face to face) as required
Review and process supplier technical documentation (DRL’s) plus review and acceptance of any resulting amendments
Coordinate evidence to support Certificate of Design delivery including technical publications and logistical support aspects
Manage change application through CCBs including recommending type change classifications
Process formal change proposals through to change approvals
Attend internal progress and management reviews
Support Certification Plan deliverable to the satisfaction of the CVEs
Support equipment Qualification Plans associated with Certification, optimising installation, rig, and flight testing as required
Facilitate Certification gate review(s) with equipment CVE as the Design Authority
Facilitate and witness rig and flight test activities as required in relation to equipment certification
Support to Physical/Functional Configuration Audits
Advising on In-Service Fault Investigations and Queries
Desired qualifications / prerequisites:
Engineering Degree qualified or equivalent
Experience in avionic engineering domain
Demonstrable experience and training of critically reviewing product related regulations and standards establishing a robust process to assuring customer deliverables
Expertise in the principles and application of ARP 4754, RTCA DO-178, RTCA DO-200, RTCA DO-254, and RTCA DO-330 or Equivalents
An in-depth understanding of the full product lifecycle of programmes particularly for the UK MoD and the MoD customer acquisition processes
Broad Systems engineering lifecycle knowledge (ISO15288.1) and application of associated technical reviews
Understanding of the MAA regulatory environment and MACP
Familiar with avionic supply chains and capabilities
Dedication to quality, configuration, reliability, security and safety with a data and evidence driven mindset.
SC Clearance or ability to attain
MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), and CAD / PLM / ERP literacy
Based in Preston and Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator in systems engineering design and systems integration in the Aerospace, Clean Energy and Maritime 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
Social Value and Impact
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 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.