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Avionic Systems Engineers

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Location: Lancashire

Job type: Permanent and contract available

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, clean energy and maritime.

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

We are looking to recruit against several roles within the Avionic Systems team. Candidates will be required to obtain security clearance and to work on site in Lancashire for 4-5 days per week.

Key responsibilities

We are looking to recruit against several specialist Avionic roles including:

Cockpit Design

• Human Machine Interface (HMI) Design experience

• Requirements analysis and Design Definition

• Advising on In-Service Fault Investigations and Queries

• Design maintenance (Display Moding, Formats & Datasheets)

• Production of design Qualification evidence to support certification.

• Safety & Human Factors Analysis

• Supporting Process Improvement

Avionic Systems Concepts

• System Architecture & Design Concepts against requirements

• System Level Functional Design

• System Requirements traceability, Analysis & Interfaces

• Advising on In-Service Fault Investigations and Queries

• Supporting Process Improvement

Avionic Systems Design

• Sub-System Architecture against requirements

• Sub-System Level Functional Design

• Sub-System Requirements traceability, Analysis & Interfaces

• Support Sub-System Product Management & Product Configuration activity.

• Sub-system Functional Design, Interfaces including Safety, Environmental and Security

• Supporting Process Improvement

• Advising on In-Service Fault Investigations and Queries

Avionic Systems Integration & Test Engineering

• Test Definition & Analysis

• System Problem Report (SPR) Management & Analysis

• System Safety Engineering

• Product Qualification to support Verification.

• Supporting Process Improvement

• In Service Support query answering and reviewing

Software Subsystem Detail Design

• Software Design Definition including Sequencing & Algorithms

• Software Hazard Analysis

• In Service Support query answering and reviewing

• System Problem Report (SPR) Management, Analysis & rectification

Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites:

  • Engineering Degree qualified or equivalent.

  • Experience in avionic systems engineering domain.

  • Experience in one or more of following tools & methods: Dimensions CM (PCMS), DOORS, Trilogi-View, Visual Studio, Fault Tree+, Hazard Analysis, PLM Teamcenter, Statemate, Jira, Reliability Workbench.

  • 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

Company Overview

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

  • 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.

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.

To apply:

Please send your CV to or apply at our careers site.

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