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Systems Engineer

Company : Safran Landing Systems Job field : Architecture and systems engineering Location : Gloucester , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time

Job Description

Job Title Systems Engineer
Location Gloucester, UK

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems and is at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations. We design, test, manufacture and assemble landing gear used on commercial aircraft including Airbus and Boeing, and UK military aircraft such as the Eurofighter Typhoon. Gloucester is home to the UK division and has been a leader of cutting edge of landing gear technology for over 90 years, since the innovative designs of Sir George Dowty. YOU can be a part of our legacy …

What will I be doing?
As Systems Engineer, you will work on landing gear systems development programmes including Research & Technology projects. You'll ensure that all requirements are properly defined, validated, verified and flowed down to internal and external suppliers.
You will define and manage the systems development process to ensure that the Landing Gear Systems design meets its requirements on schedule.
Key aspects of this job include the following:
• Integration of mechanical and/or hydraulic systems
• Plan the engineering activities alongside the
Programme Chief Engineer to ensure successful
development certification of the landing gear system
• Ownership of all project deliverables
• Liaising with the customer to ensure all requirements
are properly defined and that the projects progress as
• Generate all System/Equipment Requirements
Definitions, Validation Matrices, Verification Matrices
and other deliverables required by the Validation &
Verification process.
• Writing Declarations of Design Performance

Complementary Description

What we will give you?
• Hybrid/Flexible working hours with an early finish on
a Friday (4.5 day working week)
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option
to buy/sell annual leave
• Annual bonus
• Our Shares scheme
• Pension scheme (up to 8% match)
• Onsite parking, including EV chargers, subsidised
restaurant, Costa, bicycle storage and
shower/changing facilities
• Our Benefits Portal offers a number of schemes
including: cycle to work, technology & retail savings,
access to healthcare & wellbeing services,
discounted gym memberships and more!
• Global and local career progression opportunities and training & development programmes
• STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all
• Social events throughout the year, and access to Dowty Sports and Social clubs

Why us?
Safran was ranked globally as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.
Our employees are at the heart of our success and we work together towards Four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:
• We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business
• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
• We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues

Job Requirements

What do you need from me?
• Experience of technical management of equipment
suppliers, including investigation of test failures
• Experience of management of the validation and
verification process
• Experience of the broad range of the Systems
development process
• Experience of IBM DOORS software would be
• Ability and willingness to communicate and work with
all disciplines of engineering
• A sound knowledge of systems engineering theory
together with knowledge of the principles of safety
and reliability is required. Familiarity with ARP4754
and ARP4761 would be very beneficial
• Ability to write technical reports clearly and
accurately (in English)

What's my next step?
Please apply by uploading a CV and cover letter, and if your experience matches what we're looking for, one of our recruitment team will give you a call

Diversity & Inclusion
We want Safran Landing Systems to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.
We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Landing Systems an inclusive place to work.

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Cheltenham Road East GL2 9QH


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