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Lead Electrical/avionic Systems Engineer

Salary: £0

Location: Broughton

Job type: Permanent, Contract, Temporary

Category: Electronics

Lead Elec/Avionics Systems Engineer Broughton Summary of Role: As a leading international defence organisation we have an opportunity for an individual to join our Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR) business in support of the delivery of complex mission systems. This requires the successful individual to undertake a leading role within the Aircraft Systems Design Team supporting the design, build and certification of multiple aircraft projects across all Raytheon AISR sites (Broughton, Waddington & Harlow). The work of the Aircraft Systems Design Team includes providing technical solutions and developing modifications to customer owned aircraft, both military and civil. This can include the introduction of new aircraft avionic or mission systems, electrical power generation and distribution as well as RF equipment. This will include work within both civil and military environments. The role requires the leadership and management of teams of Systems Engineers engaged in supporting the design, production support and certification of multiple aircraft projects. As a leadership role a close working relationship across the Engineering disciplines as well as business functions is required. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Systems (Aircraft). Main Responsibilities: Leading teams of Systems Engineers within multi-disciplinary Eng teams to develop and deliver design solutions for AISR projects. Providing Eng leadership to the Engineers for their technical and professional development. Support the Head of Systems (Aircraft) with the development and management of the Systems Engineering team. Working with the programme Chief Engineers & Office of Airworthiness to ensure technical solutions meet the system requirements (both certification and customer). Customer liaison to develop customer concepts and supporting the Requirements Manager with documentation of requirements. Working with Programme Engineering Managers to develop estimates for engineering activities, ensure the technical engineering activities are delivered in accordance with engineering estimates and schedule requirements. Liaison with Original Equipment Manufacturers and other suppliers to specify and gather detailed understanding and suitable documentation to facilitate detailed installation/ integration design of 3rd party equipment and/or sensor systems. Liaison with the Production Organisation to solve problems arising in installation. Production of Engineering test documentation and other analyses/ reports. Liaison with test/ production engineers to complete test regime as required. Production of modification control documentation and subsequent certification of the resulting modification with CAA, EASA, MAA or other certification agencies as appropriate. Liaison with Certification Authorities as required. Support other Engineering disciplines such as, Mechanical Engineering, Stress, ILS, Software, Technical Publications and Training in the development and delivery of their activities. Supporting the Engineering Managers and Business Development personnel in the preparation of bids and proposals. Candidate Requirements: Essential: Systems Engineering experience developing aerospace products and systems through all of the following, Requirements Capture, Analysis, Architecture, Modelling, Design & Development, Integration, Verification and Validation, Certification on complex civil or military systems. Proven experience in the design, integration and certification of aircraft avionic and electronic systems at a senior level in either a civil or military environment. Wide knowledge of current avionic sensors and systems and their application. Experience of working within a multi-discipline engineering team within the aerospace industry. Management experience in leading and developing Engineering teams. Experience in leading engineering teams across multiple site/locations. Experience in defining, planning, estimating and delivering engineering tasks to plan. the ability to support multiple projects and teams, adapting to changing company priorities and to be able to support business requirements across different locations. Trust - Be an existing (or have previously been a) Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE) for Systems related codes, or have a level of technical experience and motivation to be considered for the role. Knowledge of civil modification and certification processes, including knowledge of EASA/ FAA certification requirements. Experience in developing technical specifications on and technically managing sub-contractors for a/c modifications and/or packages of work. Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required). Desirable: Experience of customer facing environments. Collaboration - Experience in the support of Production Organisations from within a Design Organisation. Knowledge of military modification, certification requirements & processes. Degree or equivalent in Aerospace or electrical engineering, avionic engineering, physics or similar engineering or scientific discipline. Business Unit Profile About Raytheon UK With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester & Manchester and presence across other customer. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances. Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business About Raytheon Technologies Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Raytheon Career Development: Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role. Standard Benefits: 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution) 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’ Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s. Enhanced sick pay scheme Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave. 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday/9 day fortnight (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities. Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold). Diversity: Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background. As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists, Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition. Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers

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