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Airborne Systems Integration Engineer

Airborne Systems Integration Engineer

Job title: Airborne Systems Integration Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Start date: 2022-01-04
Reference: BH-17353
Contact name: Neil Tovey
Contact email:
Published: about 2 months ago

Job description

Your experience of systems integration, and understanding of integrating systems onto fixed air platforms would help you to make a difference working within a growing Airborne Systems Integration organisation, delivering the integration of complex weapons onto fixed wing platforms for both UK and Export customers.

As an Airborne Systems Integration Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work for a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.

About the job:

Our client currently requires an Airborne Systems Integration Engineer. The job will include;
  • Working with internal platform and government authorities to establish an integration plan that facilitates the integration of complex air launched weapon systems onto a wide range of fixed wing and rotary platforms.
  • Delivery of integration programmes to time and cost; ensuring that the integration is safe and maximises the weapon capability to the end user.
  • Produce and agree integration requirements with subject matter experts and platform authorities to define the integration activity and to ensure that customer needs can be met.
  • Produce and agree interface control documentation with the platform design authority to control and maintain the definition of the platform to store interface and ensure compatibility between them.
  • Establish integration trials campaign requirements with platform and government authorities; identifying facility and equipment needs and the data required to certify the integrated weapon system.
  • Deliver the certification of the integrated product and the associated certificates of design.

About you:

As an Air Platform Integration Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
  • An appropriate Engineering Degree or Masters (or equivalent) OR HNC/HND level (or equivalent).
  • Broad understanding of multiple general engineering disciplines e.g. electrical, mechanical, systems, etc.
  • Ability to work in a complex multi-stakeholder environment
  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Mil-Std-1760 and MIL-STD-1553 highly desirable
  • Experience in the defence sector in integration of systems onto fixed wing or rotary platforms
  • Ability to undertake complex technical negotiations with a high degree of autonomy

Airborne Systems Integration Engineer
£38,000 - £48,000

Keywords: Air platform, Fixed wing, Rotary, Weapons, Missile, Defence, Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Integration programmes, Integration requirements, Interface control, Systems Integration, documentation, Integration trial.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. 

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria may also be required to undergo security clearance vetting to SC level.

This is a permanent position.